Some of our favourite things!

Here is a summary of our favourite sights and activities in the area for those visiting La Blanquette, Sarlat and the Dordogne Valley. All of the items listed we have done ourselves and are our personal recommendations!

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Local – within about 5km

Cycling in the Dordogne Valley and on the Voie-Verte
Canoeing on the Dordogne
Walking/Cross-Country Cycle Trails (Randonnées)
Shopping in Sarlat Market
Guided Walking Tours in Sarlat’s Historical Town Centre
Squirrel Forest – Aerial Zipline Adventure Course – La Forêt des Ecureuils Parcours Aventure
Sarlat Rugby at Stade de Madrazes
Jardins d’Eau
Our favourite restaurants

Short drive/cycle – up to 25km

The Royal Bastide of Domme
Beynac-et-Cazenac
La Roque Gageac
A Trip on a ‘Gabarre’
The Hanging Gardens of Marqueyssac
Château de Fénelon
St Cyprien – Sunday Market Day
Chateau des Milandes
Les Jardins du Manoir d’Eyrignac 
Château de Castelnaud 

Further afield

The Sanctuary of Rocamadour, in the Lot
Brive-La-Gaillarde in the Corrèze, pretty city with historic centre, retail shops and cafés.
The Mediaeval City of Carcassonne
Bordeaux in the Gironde
Bergerac Wine Tours
The Gouffre de Padirac
Martel and ‘Le Truffadou’
Other Market Days