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Towns and villages

Ville de Brantôme en Périgord
Venise du Périgord   

Périgord découverte : Ville de Brantôme en Périgord

The Venice of Périgord is an island surrounded by the River Dronne. In the eighth century Benedictine monks moved into caves at the bottom of the cliff before founding an abbey. Re ...

Ville de Perigueux
Capitale du Périgord Ville d'Art et d'Histoire   

Périgord découverte : Ville de Perigueux

In the heart of the Périgord, Périgueux was originally a Gallo-Roman town, the same size as it is today. Founded over 2000 years ago on the banks of the River Isle, it has since be ...

Ville de Sarlat
Cité d’exception Ville d’Art et d’Histoire   

Périgord découverte : Ville de Sarlat

Sarlat grew up around a monastery. Workshops and shops fuelled the town’s expansion in the Middle Ages. Discover the mysteries of 77 listed monuments and buildings, including Etien ...

Ville de Terrasson-Lavilledieu
Ville jardin   

Périgord découverte : Ville de Terrasson-Lavilledieu

The founding in the 6th century of a Merovingian abbey by a monk named Sorus marks the birth of the present city. Although some sarcophaguses are still visible from that period, ...