Destination guide

The historic city of Dordogne awaits you

The area's history and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Dordogne. This city's boating, restaurants and shopping draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Dordogne

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Dordogne a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Perigueux Golf Club (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Aquarium du Perigord Noir (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Proumeyssac Chasm (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Chateau de Tiregand (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Bergerac Maison des Vins (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
  • Piscine Municipale (22.1 mi / 35.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Dordogne

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Dordogne is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cave of Lascaux (21.1 mi / 34 km)
  • Jardin des Arenes (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Parc le Bournat (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Vezere Valley (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Etang de Tamnies (22.6 mi / 36.4 km)
  • Gardens of Marqueyssac (28.3 mi / 45.6 km)

Transportation options to and around Dordogne

The nearest airport is in Perigueux (PGX), located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Bergerac (EGC-Bergerac - Perigord - Dordogne), which is 22.5 mi (36.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Niversac Station, Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac Station and Les Versannes Station are the main stations that serve the city.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Dordogne?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Dordogne. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Ribérac: 364 holiday homes
  • Nanteuil-Auriac-de-Bourzac: 330 holiday homes
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Côle: 240 holiday homes
  • Montcaret: 362 holiday homes
  • Périgueux: 2,739 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Dordogne! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Dordogne?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Dordogne with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Ribérac: 364 holiday lettings
  • Nanteuil-Auriac-de-Bourzac: 330 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Côle: 240 holiday lettings
  • Montcaret: 362 holiday lettings
  • Mareuil En Périgord: 302 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Dordogne?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Dordogne are:

  • Roumaniere Airport (EGC): 1,361 self catering accommodations
  • Sarlat-la-Caneda (XSL-Aerodrome de Sarlat): 2,787 self catering accommodations
  • Bassillac Airport (PGX): 996 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Dordogne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Dordogne. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chateau de Hautefort: 1,035 holiday rentals
  • Grotte du Grand Roc: 2,783 holiday rentals
  • Milhac-d'Auberoche Station: 1,528 holiday rentals
  • Musee National de Prehistoire: 2,911 holiday rentals
  • Sarlat Station: 3,027 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dordogne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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