The Dordogne has many castles to discover and full of history. We advise you to visit the Château Les Milandes, the famous castle of Joséphine Baker, to continue your journey on the roads of history with the Château de Beynac, a stone sentinel who has watched over the entire Dordogne for more than 9 centuries, and finish with the Château de Castelnaud, a castle built on a rocky outcrop in the 12th century, offering a superb panorama over the Dordogne.
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Our luxury hotel in Sarlat is located just 2.5 kilometers from the city center. The city is known to hold the highest density of historical monuments classified as La Maison de la Boétie and the old Sainte-Marie church, which was rehabilitated by the architect Jean Nouvel and has become a huge covered market. We also advise you to take a ride in the panoramic elevator of Sarlat to get one of the most beautiful views of the city.
To meet local producers and savor regional products such as foie gras, porcini mushrooms, truffles, walnuts, honey and wine, head to the town's markets. The traditional market is held every Wednesday morning and Saturday all day. The organic market is open all year round, on Thursdays at the end of the afternoon.
To find out more about the city of Sarlat and the monuments to visit, we invite you to seek advice from our team of locals. They will happily participate in the development of your dream stay in Sarlat!
The 1001 châteaux The Dordogne Valley
Prehistoric sites The Vézère Valley
The Vézère Valley is a must-see for prehistoric enthusiasts. We advise you to discover Lascaux IV, the complete reproduction of the famous cave. You will be able to discover the cave, the parietal art and ask all your questions.
The village of Les Eyzies is a concentration of caves and prehistoric sites. You can visit the National Museum of Prehistory, the Combarelles cave and the Font-de-Gaume cave, but also the various shelters in the city: Pataud, Cro-Magnon and du Poisson.
Ready for time travel? The Parc du Bournat gives you an appointment in 1900! Fun fair, merry-go-rounds, centenary Ferris Wheel, demonstrations of old trades and forgotten gestures, farm animals, horse-drawn carriage or boat rides… everything smells of life in this verdant 8-hectare village. And the 2nd visit is free!
The Hotel La Hoirie has at your disposal at the reception, "partner entry tickets" which will allow you to obtain a reduced rate at the Bournat ticket office. Do not hesitate to contact us
In the middle of nature The remarkable gardens
The hanging gardens of Marqueyssac offer you more than 6 kilometers of shaded walks, surrounded by hundred-year-old box trees, and dotted with belvederes, rockeries, waterfalls and many others. Simply recharge your batteries in the Marqueyssac gardens.
Eyrignac and its gardens are one of the natural gems of Périgord. There are no less than 300 topiaries of yew, boxwood, hornbeam and ivy, but also fountains, ponds, a rose garden and flower gardens that will be waiting for you.
Underground visits Chasms
Discover the chasm of Proumeyssac, the largest developed chasm in Périgord. You will be able to observe the multitude of crystallizations during two visits: the classic with a guide for 45 minutes, and the one in a basket for a 360 ° view. At the abyss of Padirac, it is a journey into the bowels of the Earth that awaits you with a course on the underground river of the abyss. Fill up on sensations at the abyss of Proumeyssac and Padirac.
Exceptional villages Rocamadour and Collonges-la-Rouge
In the Dordogne Valley, about an hour's drive from our charming hotel in Sarlat, discover these exceptional villages: Rocamadour and Collonges-la-Rouge. Rocamadour is one of the emblems of the Dordogne Valley. Many monuments are to be visited in this city clinging to its cliff: the sanctuary, the Grand Staircase, the castle and the Stations of the Cross. Collonges-la-Rouge has been classified as "The Most Beautiful Villages of France", you will discover the Chapel of the Penitents, La Halle and its communal oven, but also the House of the Mermaid.