Category Archives: Attractions

Rocamadour

Rocamadour, LOT Midi-Pyrénées, France © 2011 Dordogne Bed & Breakfast. All rights reserved.

Rocamadour is in the east of the Dordogne, about 50km from Sarlat. General Info: Park in one of the large car parks at the top of the town. Description: This is France’s second most visited tourist attraction after Le Mont … Continue reading

La Roque Gageac

La Roque Gageac, Dordogne, France © 2011 Dordogne Bed & Breakfast. All rights reserved.

La Roque Gageac is on the D703, 3km SE of Beynac and 12km S of Sarlat. General Info: Travelling from the Beynac direction, there are some massive car parks just beyond the village.  This is one of several “Les Plus … Continue reading

Domme

Domme © 2011 Dordogne Bed & Breakfast. All rights reserved.

Domme is in the center of the Dordogne, about 12km south of Sarlat.  You will see signposts for “park and ride” car parks…..we recommend driving into the town itself (not on Thursday which is market day). General Info: Even if … Continue reading

Sarlat

Sarlat-la-Caneda © 2011 Dordogne Bed & Breakfast. All rights reserved.

Sarlat, the capital of the Perigord Noir, is situated in the heart of a forested area – to the east of the great region of the Aquitaine and close to the Dordogne valley. The name Sarlat itself, evokes both gastronomic … Continue reading

Gourdon

Gourdon, LOT, France © 2011 Dordogne Bed & Breakfast. All rights reserved.

Gourdon lies between Sarlat and Cahors, conveniently served by the Brive–Toulouse train line, and makes a quiet, pleasant base for visiting some of the major places in this part of the Dordogne and Lot. It’s 17km south of the River … Continue reading

Dordogne And Lot Markets In France

Dordogne And Lot Markets In France © 2011 Dordogne Bed & Breakfast. All rights reserved.

In this area of France you can visit a Market every day of the week .Here are some of the easy to reach local markets: Saturday Sarlat Sunday St.Cyprien Monday Les Eyzies Tuesday  Gourdon Wednesday Sarlat Thursday Domme

Cave Paintings

Cave Paintings, Lascaux © 2011 Dordogne Bed & Breakfast. All rights reserved.

Lascaux is the setting of a complex of caves in southwestern France famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings. The original caves are located near the village of Montignac, in the department of Dordogne. They contain some of the best-known Upper … Continue reading