La Roque-Gageac

In Périgord Noir, at the foot of a south-facing cliff, the creamy stone houses with their "lauze" stone slab or brown-tiled roofs are mirrored in the waters of the River Dordogne where the famous "gabares" (traditional flat-bottomed boats) laden with goods used to pass in the 19C.

+ d'infos :

Information : Sarlat-Périgord Noir Tourist Office - Tel : +33 (0)5 53 31 45 45

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Must-sees and must-dos

  • Troglodytic fort built in the cliff face
  • Exotic gardens
  • Ferme fleurie garden
  • A guided tour of the village


  • By the waterside : The river Dordogne
  • Castles and ramparts : Castle of the Bishops of Sarlat
  • Unusual sights : Troglodytic fort built in the cliff face

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