Discovering Périgord

Together since 1989


The Périgord Sites Association includes the most-visited tourist sites in the Périgord; caves, gorges, castles, medieval fortresses, parks and gardens, prehistoric parks, aquariums, theme parks, cave forts and cities, river-trips on barges. These sites and activities welcomed 1.5 million visitors in 2019.

These places, listed among the true jewels of the Périgord heritage, offer an array of journeys through time, space, and the natural world, giving a sense of adventure and creating beautiful memories for the whole family.

Discover our breath-taking geology, archaeology, cave art, troglodytic and medieval architecture, sculpted landscapes, and inland waterways. Glean an insight into age-old lifestyles. And gain an increased understanding of environmental protection. These magical moments are available for all generations through fun activities, workshops, surprise encounters, and more…

The eleven ambassadors for Périgord tourism have a joint communication policy, and work in harmony to promote the best and most enriching experiences the region can offer its visitors. They are Parc de Bournat, Château de Castelnaud, the Roc de Cazelle Caves, Château de Hautefort, the Marqueyssac Gardens, Gabares Norbert (river-boats), Gouffre de Proumeyssac, Maison Forte de Reignac, Roque Saint Christophe, and the Grotte de Villars.

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Become privileged visitors to Périgord by discovering the 12 must-see sites at the best price! *

Prepare your stay with the Sites en Périgord Association, which offers you to take advantage of 12 major sites and taste all their diversity thanks to a prepaid card at a reduced rate. With just one click, this electronic Pass allows you to save 20% and gives you access to the most visited sites of Périgord for a whole year in the categories: caves, chasms, castles, medieval fortresses, parks and gardens, prehistoric parks, aquariums, theme parks, forts and troglodyte towns and barges.