Sarlat: capital of Perigord noir

A world famous medieval town, Sarlat reveals all of its treasures. Come and enjoy them.

A remarkably preserved town

Nestled in the heart of the Périgord Noir, Sarlat is a must see in the Dordogne. Filled with art and history, the city has managed to preserve its medieval and renaissance buildings despite the many invasions it suffered.

A multitude of yellow stone buildings

THE MOST VISITED SITE IN DORDOGNE

Sarlat-la-Canéda is known as one of the most beautiful medieval ensembles in Europe. Take the time to stroll through its small streets and alleys and admire the buildings made with the yellow stones from the neighboring quarries.

No wonder the town is the most visited site in all of Dordogne, it’s definitely worth the visit!

Easily reachable by bike trails

IT CAN BE DIFFICULT TO DRIVE THERE

Sarlat is sought after and can be very busy. That means it can be difficult to drive to, but it’s worth it !

BIKE ROADS AND TRAILS

Here is a suggestion to avoid driving in: Bike to Sarlat-la-Canéda! You can bike there from Gourdon along the bike road and bike trails. You don’t have to bike all the way, but you may not want to drive in too close to avoid queues. If you still end up in traffic, remain zen ! You’re on vacation!

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