From its many quaint and historical villages dotted around the hillsides to its incredible landscape of impressive gorges and fertile valleys, the Dordogne has long been considered a travellers dream destination. Perhaps one lesser known attraction of the Dordogne is the region’s many great museums.
France is internationally-renowned for its fabulous fragrant markets, selling everything from homemade pickles to traditional French berets. The beautiful region of the Dordogne is home to some of the best markets in the whole of France. Though we have to admit, it’s the Dordogne’s evening markets that are especially charismatic and memorable. Take a look
Mention the Dordogne and visions of sweeping hillsides, cascading rivers and undulating beauty quickly spring to mind. In fact if you tell people that you are going on holiday to the Dordogne an expression of proverbial glee combined with sheer envy comes over their faces because everybody holds the Dordogne region of France as being
Rose wine ‘gratuitement’ amidst the most romantic of settings – Valentine’s Day in the Dordogne. With the freak Indian summer firmly behind us and the possibility of ice and snow impending, thoughts of our 2012 holiday getaways are beginning to stew in our minds. Sooner in the year rather than later in the year is
The magnificent Dordogne boasts a prolific amount to see and do. From visiting hilltop castles so magnificent in size and grandeur that they like an image from a medieval storybook, to villages made from golden stone that have managed to resist evolving with tome, to mighty rivers running under pilgrim trails meandering through dense forests
The caves of Lascaux are given a clean bill of health and are now a must see attraction in the Dordogne. Since they were discovered in the 1940s by a couple of schoolboys inquisitively scrambling around the Dordogne countryside, the Lascaux caves, near the village of Montignac, have been one of the Dordogne’s top tourist
When thinking about the Dordogne, one usually tends to imagine scenes of rural bliss. Mighty rivers flowing through green pastures, thick woodlands, rolling hillsides and quaint pretty villages immediately spring to mind. Whilst these scenes of rustic rapture are most definitely a true representation of this beautiful region of France, its lively theatre scene is
France is a country of stunningly diverse landscapes. Its beauty is propelled into the hearts of its visitors with one of its greatest pleasures being the many impressive and imposing rivers the country proudly boasts. Like the country’s picturesque, well-maintained and relatively empty roads provide for a cyclist’s rapture, France’s great rivers entice a fisherman