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Discover our Dordogne Travel Guide


To help you prepare your stay at the Brin d'Amour Campsite in Dordogne, we've listed below some beautiful places to visit in the Perigord.
Tourist offices will give you more information about the beautiful towns around the campsite.

Dordogne Castles

Beynac Castle is a medieval fortress dating from the twelfth century. In very good condition, it is classified as a historic monument. He invites you to discover the surroundings of the Dordogne to 150 meters.
La Maison Forte de Reignac is an unusual castle erected in the town of Tursac. This is the last bastion castle cliff still standing in France. XVI century, it is protected through its title of historic monument.
Built in the thirteenth century, the imposing Castelnaud Castle rises in the heart of the town of Castelnaud-la-Chapelle. This medieval stronghold and its gatehouse were both listed as historical monuments.
Le Château des Milandes, former residence of Josephine Baker, was built from 1489. Bearing the title of historic monument, it is a superb place to discover and its French gardens.

Neolithic caves and prehistoric heritage

The Font de Gaume Cave, 5 km from the campsite, is located in the commune of Eyzies de Tayac. This cave has decorated prehistoric polychrome works that are accessible to the public.
Rouffignac Cave (Cave of the hundred mammoths) is 10 km from the campsite, in the heart of the small town of Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac. By visiting you will have the opportunity to view multiple drawings and 250 prints.
The famous Lascaux cave is 45 km from your location or your rental camping. The fragile works that are preserved there have been reproduced so that the public can admire.

Caves mineral concretions

Only 5 kilometers from the campsite, the Chasm Proumeyssac invites you to discover its impressive mineral universe. Located in the town of Audrix, it offers a timeless visit amid stalactites.
Maxange caves are 10 kilometers from the campsite. They are crystallization caves, creating stunning eccentric panels. These places are part of the natural sites classified for over 10 years.

Discover exceptional gardens

Located in the municipality of Vézac, the garden of Marqueyssac is a superb example of the romantic gardens of the nineteenth century. It is ranked among the notable gardens of France.
The gardens of the Manor of Erignac are available in the town of Salignac-Eyvigues. These French gardens are classified as outstanding gardens of France. It is a place to discover during your holidays in the Dordogne.

Themes Parks

The Prehistoparc located in Tursac in Dordogne will makes you discover the life of Neanderthal hunters and animals. Also try the Roc park Cazelle which offers another look at this vast period of our history.
The troglodyte village of the Madeleine is an impressive venue located in Tursac. If the history of the site begins there are 17 000 years, this is the Middle Ages that the place will be built and inhabited.

Discover the Perigord Noir in the heart of Dordogne


During your stay at Brin d'Amour ***, go to explore Black Périgord, which owes its name to the many forests that afforest the hills overlooking the valley of the rivers Dordogne and Vézère, a wonderful landscape.
This is a charming destination that has many treasures: prehistoric caves and natural sinkholes; castles and manor houses.
Sarlat its capital, a city of art and history conceals under its old stones an exceptional architectural heritage.

Black Périgord occupies the southeastern part of the Dordogne. It consists of plateaus and hills limestone cut by two main valleys: Dordogne and Vézère.
The Perigord have maintained a tradition dating from the Middle Ages in the construction of their houses of ocher stone with slate roofs which unites the landscape of the Dordogne, which is one of the most beautiful regions of France.

Discover Sarlat


Make the most of your holiday at our campsite in the Dordogne and go to visit Sarlat, or Sarlat-la-Canéda, a beautiful destination in the heart of the Dordogne.
This medieval city is renowned for its beauty and its cultural heritage.

From the Middle Ages to the present day through the Renaissance, the city has changed enormously and today it is a pleasure to browse and enjoy the surrounding architectural beauty.
The town of Sarlat is located 30 minutes from the campsite and it offers numerous routes to discover the natural wealth around.
On foot or by bike, follow the footpaths and cycle paths from Sarlat to discover stunning scenery and unusual places in the heart of the Périgord.

Visit Beynac in Dordogne


Overlooked by the majestic Beynac Castle, the eponymous town welcomes you in an unusual medieval atmosphere.
30 min from your campsite pitch or your mobil home, discover a unique holiday atmosphere as you walk in this setting worthy of a postcard.

Stroll through the village, along the river ... There are many paths for walking and hiking.
During your visit to Beynac, take the walking paths and marked bike trails to discover the natural heritage and culture of the city.
During your walks you will have the chance to admire gorgeous panoramas and witnesses historic remains of the great human activity in the last few centuries.

Lascaux Caves


Lascaux Cave is one of the most important place of art dating back to the Paleolithic.
A 45 min drive from the campsite, it brings together an incredible number of works left by our ancestors.
18 000 years old Prehistoric Museum.

At the heart of the cave, there are seven areas that have been decorated by prehistoric artists.
The Bulls Hall is the most impressive place because of large paintings up to several meters there. Aurochs and horses are also represented.
The diverticulum Feline, the Painted Gallery, the Passage, the nave, the apse or the wells are other areas of the cave with amazing scenes, more than a thousand engravings and paintings.
To carefully protect these works, the experts of Lascaux have prepared an exact replica of the cave so that all can enjoy its extraordinary ambiance.

Les Eyzies, high place of Prehistory


By visiting this charming town, visit the cradle of prehistory as a field of study.
Museums, exhibitions, prehistoric parks ... All these existing places everywhere have a common parent: Les Eyzies de Tayac.
The famous Cro-Magnon was discovered on this mountain territory. There is also a cave of the same type as Lascaux.
The ornaments have many colors and it is open to the public. This is the Font de Gaume.

The village also has a unique charm and unusual cave dwelling not to be missed during your camping holiday in the Dordogne.
Only 15 minutes from your campsite or your rental mobile home is a major destination in the heart of the Périgord.

Castelnaud La Chapelle


Castelnaud the beautiful town of Chapel was built on a rocky promontory provided very green.
At the highest point, the eponymous castle overlooks the Dordogne from its 150 meters height.
This postcard village is a 35 minute drive from the campsite, and it invites you to dive in a unique medieval world.

The castle tour is not to be missed because in addition to having many stories and history elements of the entire region, the walls also allow visitors to enjoy stunning views across the Dordogne.
The narrow streets of the town for their timeless atmosphere creates an exhilarating among travelers in the Perigord.

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     24260 Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil (Saint-Cirq)
     Dordogne / Périgord - France
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