Must-sees in Périgord Dordogne

25 Activities around Saint-Astier


1. Exploring the Lascaux caves

Immerse yourself in prehistoric art and discover the spectacular cave paintings at Lascaux, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2. Caviar tasting in Neuvic

Savour the luxury of caviar produced locally in Neuvic, renowned for its quality and craftsmanship.

3. Canoe trip on the Isle river

Enjoy a peaceful canoe trip along the River Isle, with its picturesque scenery and abundant wildlife.

4. Visit to Hautefort Castle

Explore this magnificent Renaissance château and its formal gardens, nestling in the heart of the Périgord countryside.

5. Wine tasting in Saint-Émilion

Immerse yourself in the world of Saint-Émilion winegrowing and taste prestigious wines in the surrounding vineyards.

6. Walk in the Jardin de l’Imaginaire

Explore this unique botanical garden, where art and nature meet to create an unforgettable sensory experience.

7. Exploring the troglodyte village of La Roque Saint-Christophe

Discover this spectacular historic site, where troglodytic dwellings have been carved out of the cliffs overlooking the Vézère river.

8. Foie gras tasting in Périgueux

Treat your taste buds to a tasting of foie gras, an essential speciality of Périgord gastronomy, in Périgueux.

9. Hot-air balloon ride over the Dordogne

Enjoy a unique experience as you fly over the rolling countryside of the Dordogne on a hot-air balloon flight.

10. Visit to Château de Beynac

Immerse yourself in medieval history as you explore this fortified castle perched on a cliff, offering panoramic views over the Dordogne valley.

11. Truffle tasting at Saint-Alvère

Take part in a tasting of black truffles, the black diamonds of Périgord, in the charming village of Saint-Alvère.

12. Exploring the gardens of Marqueyssac

Take a stroll through these hanging gardens offering breathtaking views over the Dordogne valley.

13. Walnut tasting at Sorges

Discover the gastronomic heritage of Sorges, the walnut capital, with a tasting of local products.

14. Visit the bastides of Périgord

Explore the charming medieval villages and their characteristic arcaded squares, witness to the region’s history.

15. Cycling on the Voie Verte du Périgord

Cycle through the unspoilt countryside of the Périgord on the Voie Verte, a former railway line converted into a cycle path.

16. Rock climbing on the cliffs of Escourroux

For thrill-seekers, take on the rock faces of the Escourroux cliff face during a climbing session.

17. Relaxing at Lac de Neufont

Enjoy a relaxing day on the banks of this peaceful lake, where you can swim, picnic and take part in water sports.

18. Visit to the National Prehistory Museum at Les Eyzies-de-Tayac

Explore the fascinating collections of this museum dedicated to prehistory, located in the world capital of prehistory.

19. Bergerac tasting at Monbazillac

Discover the Bergerac and Monbazillac appellation wines on a tour of the region’s vineyards.

20. Getaway to Brantôme, the Venice of Périgord

Discover this picturesque town on the banks of the River Dronne and explore its Benedictine abbey and troglodytic caves.

21. Exploring the gardens of Brantôme Abbey

Take a stroll through the lush green gardens of Brantôme Abbey and admire the different species of plants.

22. Pastry tasting in Sarlat

Treat yourself to delicious local pastries and confectionery in the shops of Sarlat, the emblematic town of the Périgord Noir.

23. Horse riding in the Forêt de la Double

Explore the unspoilt landscapes of the Forêt de la Double on horseback, with its picturesque trails through woods and meadows.

24. A diversion through the Auvézère Gorges

Discover this unspoilt natural site, where waterfalls, caves and wild rivers await you for a breathtaking walk.

25. Discover the traditional markets of Périgord

Soak up the authentic atmosphere of the local markets, where local produce, crafts and conviviality are the order of the day.