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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Dordogne

Town northeast of Montignac, on both sides of the Vézère. Part agricultural west part is more rugged, with a landscape of limestone, with beautiful outlook overlooking the river.

Geographical information

Latitude45.0832940 (N 45° 4’ 60”)
Longitude1.1926840 (E 1° 11’ 34”)
AltitudeFrom 68m to 255m
Surface area17.53 km²
Population642 inhabitants
Density36 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePérigueux (61 km, 45 min)
Insee code24014
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée de l'homme
TerritoryAquitaine, Périgord

Nearest cities & towns

Montignac4.4 km (9 min)
Les Farges5.4 km (12 min)
Condat-sur-Vézère6.7 km (10 min)
Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare7.1 km (10 min)
Auriac-du-Périgord7.9 km (10 min)
Beauregard-de-Terrasson10 km (13 min)
Thonac10.2 km (14 min)
Valojoulx10.8 km (17 min)
Saint-Amand-de-Coly11 km (15 min)
Fanlac11.4 km (22 min)
Sergeac12.6 km (18 min)
La Bachellerie12.9 km (16 min)
Terrasson-Lavilledieu13.2 km (18 min)
La Chapelle-Aubareil13.5 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

The town square, beside the river is shaded by a plane tercentenary. A dam, private property, produces electricity. This place from a walking trail leading into the hills where you can discover in the valley of the castles Fleunie, Sauveboeuf and Little Filolie.

Since April, the Castle Museum Sauveboeuf is open to visitors and offers a unique range of attractions.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

On Easter Monday, the feast of pancakes.

In June, the third Sunday, the feast of the village.

In July and August, farmers market countries every Wednesday evening, with the possibility of on-site dining.

In December, the whole community is involved in the events of the Telethon, with the participation of surrounding municipalities.


Friday 23 june
Min. 19°C - Max. 31°C
Saturday 24 june
Min. 16°C - Max. 29°C
Sunday 25 june
Min. 14°C - Max. 29°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

A 3 km, Lascaux caves.

A Montignac, on the banks of the Vézère, starting canoes towards Thonac, St. Leon Tursac, Les Eyzies. Throughout the summer.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hire a canoe or kayak in the Vézère Valley
Sports sensations16 € to 23 € Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil (22 km)
Guided tour of a truffle wood in Périgord
Local flavours6 € to 10 € Saint-Cyprien (26 km)
Canoe or kayak hire in the Dordogne
Sports sensations13 € to 21 € Carsac-Aillac (28 km)
Labyrinth of the Hermit
Entertainment5 € to 7 € Domme (29 km)
Canoe or kayak hire in the Dordogne
Sports sensations10 € to 23 € Groléjac (30 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Boucle of Rouffignac
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h00Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac (17.3 km)
From Saint-Mesmin to the Savignac-Lédrier forges
HikeEasy4h00Saint-Mesmin (30 km)
Historic walk in Lanmary Forest
HikeIntermediate5h00Antonne-et-Trigonant (32 km)
Saint-Michel d'Auberoche Chapel
HikeIntermediate4h00Antonne-et-Trigonant (32 km)
The vineyards
HikeIntermediate3h00Concèze (33 km)


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Vacation rentals



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