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  • Come and discover the Périgord Noir!

    The Périgord Noir is not lacking in great sites to visit with its exceptional historical heritage, its grandiose nature, its small charming villages and its culture rich in Art and History. Its capital, the medieval city of Sarlat-la-Canéda offers a real spectacle for the eyes. The Périgord Noir knows how to delight adults and children alike with its many and varied visits and activities! You will have the chance to be a stone's throw from Quercy, another region that is worth a visit!
    For more information about our region :https://florimont-gaumier.fr/gite-de-lapeyre/, https://www.sarlat-tourisme.com and https://www.tourisme-lot.com.

    To see...

    To see less than 30 minutes from us...

    The Moncalou tower

    Just 5 minutes drive from the gite, this 2007 panoramic tower offers a 360 degree panoramic view over the vineyards of the Moncalou chai . To visit with the family. We also recommend the restaurant next door "La Terrasse de Moncalou ".

    Céou valley and its villages

    The Céou flows through the departments of Lot and Dordogne. Tributary of the Dordogne left bank. Some typical villages to visit from Montfaucon in the Lot to Castelnaud in the Dordogne, passing through Bouzic, Daglan, Saint-Cybranet...etc. Superb walks by bike or on foot.

    For more info : https://www.perigordnoir-valleedordogne.com/fr/la-vallee-et-les-coteaux-du-ceou


    Capital of the Périgord Noir and medieval city with magnificent sites, a visit to Sarlat-la-Canéda is essential in order to discover the art of living in the Dordogne. To see and see again!

    For more info : https://www.sarlat-tourisme.com/

    The castles of the Dordogne

    Castle Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

    This castle offers a magnificent view of the Dordogne valley. It also houses the Medieval War Museum. Workshops for adults and children are offered.

    For more info : https://www.sarlat-tourisme.com/offres/chateau-de-castelnaud-musee-de-la-guerre-au-moyen-age-castelnaud-la-chapelle-fr-1941720/

    Beynac Castle

    Come and discover this nine-century-old stone sentinel, located on the banks of the Dordogne.

    For more info : http://chateau-beynac.com/

    Milandes Castle

    Visit the large residence of Joséphine Baker with its garden classified as a "remarkable garden" and its bird of prey show.

    For more info : https://www.milandes.com/ For falconry and flying workshops for children, book in advance.

    Malartrie Castle

    Discover this castle overlooking the Dordogne valley and one of the most beautiful villages in France, La Roque- Gageac .

    For more info : https://www.lamalartrie.com/domaine.html

    Hanging gardens of Marqueyssac

    The most visited gardens in the South-West of France, these gardens offer a romantic and picturesque walk with an exceptional panorama of Périgord.

    For more info : https://www.marqueyssac.com/


    3rd city of the Lot, this small town has kept all its charm from the Middle Ages. Its narrow streets, its old castle and its half-timbered houses will charm you.

    For more info : https://www.tourisme-lot.com/les-incontournables-du-lot/petites-villes/gourdon


    In the heart of the Périgord Noir, the bastide town of Domme is worth a detour.

    For more info : http://www.domme.fr/

    To see in less than an hour...

    Commarque Castle

    A unique castle in France, come unravel the mysteries of this forgotten fortress. Tours and games for children offered.

    For more info : https://www.commarque.com/

    Les Eyzies de Tayac Sireuil

    Visit the world capital of prehistory and observe its prestigious discoveries such as Cro- Magnon!

    For more info : https://www.leseyzies.fr/


    Discover one of the most beautiful bastides in France dating from the start of the Hundred Years War.

    For more info : https://www.dordogne-perigord-tourisme.fr/sinspirer/une-destination-aux-multiples-facettes/villes-villages-caractere/plus-beaux-villages-de-france/monpazier/


    Small charming village on the banks of the banks and its typical houses in height.

    For more info : https://www.dordogne-perigord-tourisme.fr/sinspirer/une-destination-aux-multiples-facettes/villes-villages-caractere/plus-beaux-villages-de-france/limeuil/

    The gardens of the Eyrignac manor

    Visit the 7 gardens of the Eyrignac manor , a magnificent green setting nestled in the heart of the Périgord Noir.

    For more info : https://www.eyrignac.com/

    Look a little further...


    Emblematic site of the Lot, the sacred city nestled in the cliffs is worth the detour. Only 1 hour from the gite.

    For more info : https://www.vallee-dordogne.com/rocamadour


    Classified as the most beautiful village in France and elected favorite village of the French , Saint-Cirq-Lapopie offers a breathtaking landscape.

    For more info : https://www.tourisme-lot.com/les-incontournables-du-lot/plus-beaux-villages-du-lot/saint-cirq-lapopie

    Padirac Chasm

    Unmissable attraction in the Lot. Dive into the bowels of the Earth at the Gouffre de Padirac. A word of advice: book your ticket online in advance on the abyss website.

    For more info : https://www.gouffre-de-padirac.com/fr/

    Come and have fun in the heart of the Périgord Noir!

    Our beautiful region is not lacking in diverse and varied activities for all ages. We give you here a non-exhaustive list of activities to do near us.

    Canoeing on the Dordogne
    An unmissable activity possible from 5 years old that will delight young and old alike. Twenty minutes by car from the gite!

    For more info : https://www.canoesdordogne.fr/

    The wood of the elves of Gourdon: outdoor activity park
    For all lovers of outdoor activities! Find tree climbing, orienteering, treasure hunts and acrobatic courses and zip lines. A swim in the adjoining lake is also possible. Only a 25 minute drive from the gite.

    For more info : https://www.lebois-deselfes.fr

    Grolejac leisure center
    A small relaxation area where swimming, pedal boating, strolling in a nature reserve and fishing await you! About 20 minutes from the cottage.

    For more info : https://www.grolejac.fr/fr/loisirs-perigord/grolejac-base-de-loisirs

    Proumeyssac chasm
    Called the "Crystal Cathedral", Proumeyssac is an immense underground vault with multiple crystallizations. Come discover this show in light and music! 50 minutes away.

    For more info : https://www.gouffre-proumeyssac.com

    La Roque-Saint-Christophe
    A stroll through history in this dug limestone wall occupied from prehistoric times to the Renaissance. 1 hour drive from the cottage.

    For more info : https://www.roque-st-christophe.com

    The Roc de Cazelle caves
    A park and caves to discover prehistory. A soundtrack, questionnaires-games for children and prehistoric workshops will accompany your visit. 45 minutes from the cottage.

    For more info : https://rocdecazelle.com

    Bournat park
    Come and live a day in 1900 in an unusual amusement park where rides, animals, crafts and the sweetness of life rub shoulders. A fun and educational park for the whole family. 1 hour by car.

    For more info : https://www.parclebournat.fr/fr/

    The Périgord Noir Aquarium
    Discover the largest private aquarium in Europe. Animations with reptiles and alligators are offered. 50 minutes away.

    For more info : https://aquariumperigordnoir.com

    The monkey forest
    Near Rocamadour, a pleasant walk in the heart of the forest near the 150 different macaques. 1 hour drive in the Lot.

    For more info : https://www.la-foret-des-singes.com

    The National Museum of Prehistory in Les Eyzies
    A place of memory for the history of prehistory and a conservatory of objects, the museum houses exceptional collections that allow us to retrace more than 400 millennia of human presence. 50 minutes away.

    Fore more info : https://musee-prehistoire-eyzies.fr/