The “Périgord”, part of the department Dordogne, is well known for its castles, caves, old cities, wines, rivers and markets.
The tourist centres Le Bugue and Lalinde (30 min), Beynac and Sarlat are situated east, whereas the cities of Bergerac and Périgueux (with supermarkets and old city centres) are south/north and to be visited within 20 minutes driving.
Topics are of course the many caves, a boat or canoe tour on the rivers Dordogne or Vézère, or visiting the morning markets of Issigeac, Lalinde, Vergt, le Bugue or may be of Bergerac/Périgueux.
Plenty restaurants in the categories of simple to ‘haute cuisine’ are offering you the opportunity to enjoy of the local and other French specialities.
Wine lovers will certainly appreciate a tasting session at one of the 80 wine chateaux.
Why not going on a hike, prepared in the neighbourhood. And for the sportive biker there are some challenging tours in the beautiful sloping landscape
Like more swimming and canoeing? Find another lake, ‘Lac de Neufont’, nearby the village of Vergt.
ISSIGEACThis medieval village, 20 km south of Bergerac, is known for its weekly (touristic) market on Sunday morning. Worth to visit!
LE BOURNATA theme park / open-air museum, where the time seems to stand still since 1900. You will discover the ‘original France’. Demonstration of old crafts an several workshops.
MONBAZILLACExperience in the ‘Chateau de Monbazillac’ the typical sweet digestive wine from this region. A guided tour of the castle and its gardens is worth to do.
AQUARIUMThe Aquarium in Le Bugue, well over half an hour from the campground, is a really good-looking aquarium. 6000 fishes divided over 30 basins with 3 million litres of water.
CANOEINGIn this region (30 minutes driving) there are different opportunities. At your service for the rivers Dordogne and Vézère. You can book a tour for only 1 hour up to the entire day.
ADVENTURE PARCAt 25 km you can experience this challenging but safe climbing track. No fear: they provide tracks with different levels for all ages.