The beautiful landscape of the Dordogne
The beautiful countryside can be explored easily from your campsite in the Dordogne. The region takes its name from the river Dordogne. The stunning landscape has many different facets. An area filled mainly with dark oak forests, another with dense woods and vineyards, one with alternating flat and hilly landscapes and, finally, one with much greenery and flowing rivers. Thanks to the variety of landscapes, the area is perfect for wonderful walking and cycling tours. Most of them start directly from your campsite in the Dordogne.
Sights to see in the Dordogne
From your campsite in the Dordogne you can make many nice trips. There's plenty to see in this French region. In the green hills, several caves are hidden. In the ones at Lascaux the prehistory comes to life through the cave drawings. For lovers of castles, the Dordogne really is the place to be. Take a boat trip along the Dordogne and admire all the castles as you cruise along. Do you love wine? Then visit one of the wine houses where you can not only taste wine, but buy it as well to drink when back at your campsite in the Dordogne.
Fun on the water from your campsite in the Dordogne
During your stay at a campsite in the Dordogne, you can enjoy a pleasant temperature. The Dordogne has warm summers and mild winters. Most campsites can be found in the area's valley, mainly beside the river. Along the river there are several places where you can rent canoes. The wild water is perfect for a whitewater canoe trip. Of course the river is very inviting for a refreshing dip in hot temperatures. Several beaches can also be found along the river, near to where you stay at your campsite in the Dordogne. Perfect for sunbathing and relaxation.
Cities in the Dordogne
The Dordogne has several nice cities which are really worth a visit during your stay at a campsite in the Dordogne. One such example is Nontron, which is built into the hillside of the valley of Bandiat. The city has a lively centre with beautiful fountains, parks and gardens. The city of Bergerac is known for Cyrano and also the wine which carries its name. In high season you can enjoy folklore performances, street theatre and jazz concerts outdoors here. Lovers of markets and people who like to enjoy the most delicious local produce really should visit Sarlat during a stay at a campsite in the Dordogne.
A campsite in the Dordogne is a great destination for both young and old.