Trémolat, at the heart of the Black Périgord
Situated at the heart of the Black Périgord, Trémolat is the ideal starting point for those wishing to discover the Vézère and Dordogne area, its culinary traditions, its caves and its magnificent villages.
In the surrounding area, as you cross the Dordogne Valley, you will discover some splendid villages such as Domme (listed among France's most beautiful villages), Beynac, La Roque-Gageac and Limeuil.
As one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, the Lascaux caves, decorated with over 1,500 rock paintings, are the most famous of the Vézère Valley caves. Today, the original cave has been closed to the public in order to preserve its prehistoric works of art.
However, you can visit Lascaux II, its identical reconstruction, allowing visitors to appreciate the artistic prowess of prehistoric man.
Sarlat, capital of the Périgord
Sarlat, the must-visit capital of the Périgord, is a village whose architecture dates back to the Middle Ages and whose houses are built using old ochre-blond stone. The medieval town centre is home to such treasures as the "Lantern of the Dead" tower, the Hôtel de Maleville and the Maison de La Boétie.