Dordogne articles Tag

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne: one of the most beautiful villages in France.

1- Visit the Saint-Pierre Abbey Church. The charming town of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne, located in the southern part of the Corrèze department, attracts visitors with its mild climate, as well as the beauty of its natural surroundings and architecture. One of the most remarkable monuments of this med ...


The Gardens of Marqueyssac: a unique curiosity in France

The most visited garden in the Périgord. Located at the tip of a rocky spur, the Marqueyssac Castle overlooks the Dordogne Valley. The Marqueyssac Gardens, located in the town of Vézac in the Dordogne, are a unique place in France. These 22 hectares of terraced gardens suspended in the void are ...


The Floralies of Saint-Jean-de-Côle: a colorful event.

profusion of flowers. Small village of 365 inhabitants, Saint-Jean-de-Côle is one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France! Since 1982, this town in Dordogne has been organizing Floralies to promote and embellish its medieval heritage. For the occasion, the church and the castle are beautifully d ...


Josephine Baker: 5 things to know about this extraordinary artist

She adopts 12 children of all backgrounds to form what she calls a 'rainbow tribe'. She housed all this little family at the Château des Milandes in Dordogne acquired with her fourth husband, the conductor Jo Bouillon. After her divorce in 1961, she was saddled with debts and had to leave ...


Unusual tourism: 5 haunted places in France

pths of its crystal clear waters. Copyright : Pliny 4- Puymartin Castle The Château de Puymartin which was built in the 13th century in the Dordogne, a few miles from Sarlat is said to be haunted by a White Lady. The chatelaine Thérèse de Saint-Clar who lived in this castle in the 1 ...


Tourism in France: the 5 favorite villages of the French for a weekend getaway

f Rocamadour tops the list of favorite villages for French people to go away for the weekend. A high place of pilgrimage, Rocamadour overlooks the Dordogne valley. It offers breathtaking views of this valley, as well as picturesque streets lined with stone houses. This village in the Lot has a ...