Destination guide

The historical city of Dordogne awaits you

The area's history and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Dordogne. This city's boating, restaurants and shopping draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Dordogne a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Dordogne

The nearest airport is in Perigueux (PGX), located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city centre. 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.

Where to stay near Dordogne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,476 holiday rentals near Dordogne. From 3,205 Houses to 359 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Dordogne for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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:

  • Sarlat-la-Canéda: 1,992 holiday rentals
  • Domme: 1,548 holiday rentals
  • Monpazier: 403 holiday rentals
  • Bergerac: 623 holiday rentals
  • Beynac-et-Cazenac: 1,713 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Dordogne! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Sarlat-la-Canéda: 1,992 holiday homes
  • Domme: 1,548 holiday homes
  • Monpazier: 403 holiday homes
  • Bergerac: 623 holiday homes
  • Beynac-et-Cazenac: 1,713 holiday homes

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 holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Dordogne are:

  • Sarlat-la-Caneda (XSL-Aerodrome de Sarlat): 2,721 holiday houses
  • Roumaniere Airport (EGC): 1,313 holiday houses
  • Bassillac Airport (PGX): 1,107 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Dordogne?

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

  • Chateau de Laussel: 2,959 holiday rentals
  • Chateau de Puyguilheim: 701 holiday rentals
  • Boschaud Abbey: 701 holiday rentals
  • Domaine de Rochebois Golf Course: 2,778 holiday rentals
  • Chateau des Milandes: 3,013 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 homes.

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