The town of Les Eyzies de Tayac is situated within the French region of Perigord, towards the south western area of the country, on the side of Vezere River. This town is very charming and allows visitors to relax while meeting its green open areas provided by the important amount of country lands it has in its area as well as in the surroundings.Continue reading The charming town of Les Eyzies de Tayac and its many pre-historical sites
Some of the most popular sights in Periogord in France include the Chateau de Beynac, the Rocamadour Sanctuary, and the Lascaux Caves.
The Chateau de Beynac
The Chateau de Beynac is a 12th-century castle that overlooks the Dordogne River. It is one of the best-preserved castles in all of France and is a great example of medieval architecture.
The Rocamadour Sanctuary
The Rocamadour Sanctuary is a pilgrimage site that has been attracting visitors for centuries. The sanctuary is home to the tomb of Saint Amadour, as well as a number of other holy relics.
The Lascaux Caves
The Lascaux Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of France. The caves contain some of the best-preserved examples of prehistoric cave art.
The colorful Cahors
The town of Cahors is probably the most colorful spot in the region of Perigord, due to the amazing amount and incredible beauty of flowers and green areas it has. This town has inspired many artists and photographers and still, to the date, is found to be a great source of beautiful images and pictures.Continue reading The colorful Cahors
Brive-la-Gaillarde: Full of attractions and great food
Brive-la-Gaillarde is one of the most visited towns in the French region of Perigord, within Limousin. This town is located on the left side of the Correze River, at about six hours from Paris, and is one of the spots of the surroundings offering most attractions for tourists.Continue reading Brive-la-Gaillarde: Full of attractions and great food
Sarlat’s Architecture: A Tour of the Historic Spots
Architecture and the way in which different historic stages of this discipline can be seen through the town’s constructions, is one of the main attractions of Sarlat.
This characteristic turns the town of Sarlat into one of the most visited ones by tourists who enjoy spots rich in interesting architectural past and antique constructions.Continue reading Sarlat’s Architecture: A Tour of the Historic Spots
Périgueux: A French Town with 2000 years of History
Périgueux is a very antique French town founded about 2000 years ago and rich in historic past and interesting events. This town offers visitors not only amazing constructions and historic attractions, but also a variety of entertainment related activities, such as the mime festival which can be enjoyed every summer.
Besides this, there also are several other activities, such as music festivals, cooking and gastronomy exhibits, and singing contests open at different seasons in this town, ensuring tourists of having fun at almost any time of the year they might choose for visiting this spot.Continue reading Périgueux: A French Town with 2000 years of History
Bergerac: A town full of history and traditions
Bergerac is a very appealing town located towards the south western area of France, within the region of Perigord. It is characterized by showing a unique appearance, mixing a peculiar combination of old town constructions with country side traditions and modern life elements.
This town has several unique museums and other interesting places where tourists can learn about the traditions of the town and the region as well as receive information and observe objects related to many other interesting topics.Continue reading Bergerac: A town full of history and traditions