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Les plus beaux villages de France

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Les plus beaux villages de France

The "plus beaux villages de France" label is a sure indication of an unforgettable visit. Thanks to its demanding standards, this hallmark has proven its legitimacy by avoiding pitfalls such as the amusement park. Of the 15 "most beautiful villages of France" selected in the 5 departments of the region of Aquitaine,10 are to be found in the Périgord. These are, from the north to the south of the department: St-Jean-de-Côle, St-Amand-de-Coly, St-Léon-sur-Vézère, Limeuil, Beynac, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, La Roque-Gageac, Domme, Belvès and Monpazier. Come and discover the unique charm of their sunny streets.

Visite de Belvès   

Belvès is a medieval town featuring seven belfries on a rocky spur. Stroll along the Rue de L’Oiseau qui chante or Rue du Bout du Monde to explore Castrum, its ramparts and its 11t ...

Visite de Beynac-et-Cazenac   

From the medieval château to the old port, stroll and explore the paved lanes bordered by typical houses with imposing roughstone roofs. The village is organized around a central e ...

Visite de Castelnaud-La-Chapelle   

Castelnaud is built on the confluence of the glorious river Dordogne and the modest Céou. After climbing the steep narrow streets among the terraces with their trellises you arrive ...

Visite de Domme   

Domme is perched on the heights of a dizzying cliff overlooking the meandering Dordogne River. Nature, in other words, made it the perfect place for a fortified town. Knights Templ ...

Visite de La Roque-Gageac   

Nestling between the cliff and the river, the village is blessed with a specially mild climate that allows it to cultivate an exotic garden. The 100 Years War, followed by the wars ...

Visite de Monpazier   

In the heart of Pays de Bastides and founded in 1284, the fortified town ("bastide") of Monpazier has almost completely retained its original appearance and dimensions. Eight centu ...

Visite de Saint-Amand-de-Coly   

Saint-Amand-de-Coly superbly dominates two small wooded valleys. Its fortified church with an imposing bell tower and the vestiges of the fortifications form a stunning reminder of ...

Visite de Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère   

Modest and peaceful, Saint-Léon is a veritable oasis of tranquillity. Nestling discreetly in a bend of the majestic river Vézère, this delicious village offers a number of treasure ...

Visite de St-Jean-de-Côle   

St Jean de Côle is a medieval village brimming with charm and a sprinkling of amazing monuments (La Marthonie chateau, the church, the priory, dos d’âne bridge and the maison à col ...

Visite de Limeuil   

Limeuil is a village standing where the Dordogne and Vézère rivers converge, and has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Tours of the Parc Panoramique and its jardin à l’envers ...