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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Dordogne

Located in the Dordogne, Siorac-en-Périgord is a small southwestern town of France. Located in the heart of the Dordogne, on the banks of the Dordogne, the town is not far from Sarlat-la-Caneda, tourist mecca in the region.

The town charm today by its typical architecture of the region, its stone houses and beautiful cultural and historical heritage. It is also ideally situated for exploring the charms of Perigord, that is natural, architectural, or gourmet with foie gras, the wine or the breasts.

Difficult to resist the beauty of this area, especially in the small town of Siorac-en-Périgord that exudes happiness and the peace and quiet!

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude44.8218360 (N 44° 49’ 19”)
Longitude0.9891690 (E 0° 59’ 21”)
AltitudeFrom 46m to 193m
Surface area11.77 km²
Population1044 inhabitants
Density88 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePérigueux (57 km, 1h06)
Insee code24538
IntercommunalityCC Vallée de la Dordogne et Forêt Bessède

Nearest cities & towns

Coux-et-Bigaroque2.9 km (4 min)
Mouzens3.7 km (5 min)
Monplaisant4.9 km (7 min)
Marnac4.9 km (7 min)
Urval5 km (8 min)
Sagelat5.5 km (7 min)
Berbiguières6 km (8 min)
Belvès6 km (7 min)
Saint-Germain-de-Belvès6.9 km (12 min)
Saint-Cyprien8.2 km (9 min)
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin8.2 km (10 min)
Saint-Pardoux-et-Vielvic8.4 km (11 min)
Castels8.7 km (10 min)
Carves9.1 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Small town in Dordogne, Siorac-en-Périgord still has some beautiful architectural remains and an interesting cultural heritage.

Built in the eighteenth century, the castle of Siorac is a house composed of two levels and two pavilions at three levels. It was built on the ruins of an ancient noble hideout destroyed during the episode of religious wars.

The church of Saint-Pierre-ès-Liens dated seventeenth century and was built on the first building of 1143 destroyed during the Hundred Years War. One can still admire four chapels built by the co-lords of Siorac, and hosts three bells installed between the eighteenth and nineteenth century.

Erected during the Second Empire, the bridge of Siorac was inaugurated in 1857. Placed under the protection of a benevolent Virgin, is a fine example of the architecture of the nineteenth century Perigord.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Siorac-en-Périgord annually hosts various cultural events to enliven its streets.

Throughout the year, a weekly market is offered on Wednesday morning from 8am to 12pm.

During April, Easter is offered to residents, including the installation of a funfair. In early April, the city also offers its famous cycling race.

In July and August, two antique fairs are proposed, one on the third weekend in July and the second on the second Friday of August.

The traditional festival of the bridge, with its entertainment and cabaret takes place annually on the first weekend of August.

A wine fair and regional products, allowing to enjoy the best of regional gastronomy, is held annually on the third Sunday of August.

In early August, a garage sale and fireworks are also available to visitors.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Maiden flight and microlight lessons
Sports sensations45 € to 159 € Belvès (5.1 km)
Guided tour of a truffle wood in Périgord
Local flavours6 € to 10 € Saint-Cyprien (8.5 km)
Horse rides and lessons in Black Périgord
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 59 € Campagne (9.5 km)
Canoe or kayak hire in the Dordogne
Sports sensations13 € to 21 € Carsac-Aillac (22 km)
Canoe, kayak, bicycle, all-terrain or mountain bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors5 € to 30 € Montayral (37 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Loop Limeuil
HikeIntermediate4h30Limeuil (10.4 km)
Between walled towns and abbeys
HikeEasy5h00Saint-Avit-Sénieur (14.6 km)
Beaumont, Town Mill circuit
HikeEasy1h00Beaumont-du-Périgord (18.4 km)
Around the fortified town of Montcabrier
HikeEasy1h30Montcabrier (32 km)
Balade N°1 de la Cité Médiévale de Gourdon
HikeEasy20 minGourdon (32 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals