Founded at the heart of the Dordogne, the cottage « Source en Périgord » will allow you to discover many treasures of our region.
It is said that there are 1001 castles in Dordogne, Beynac Castle is one of the most impressive. There you will follow the footstep of Richard Coeur de Lion.
A few kilometers from it, is the castle of Castlenaud, an English bastion during the Hundred Years’ War .
You will also a find at 1h from the cottage, Sarlat, Perigord Noir capital’s, one of the most beautiful town in France with no less than 66 listed monuments.
The valley of the Vézère
The valley of the VÈzËre is an unavoidable place to see. The antiquity of its occupation by Humans is the reason that there is so much prehistory-related vestiges. Among them :
- The Eyzies (56min from the cottage), a town considered as the global capital of prehistory.
- The « grottes de lascaux » (1h20 from the cottage) listed at UNESCO world heritage in 1979, represent one of the most famous prehistoric cave.
Finally a visit of Saint-Emilion (1h10 from the cottage) will transport you on the heights of this lovely village and its world-famous wine cellar.
You can continue the walk by visiting Bordeaux (1h40from the cottage), city listed in 2017 at UNESCO world heritage, full of charm, culture and history.