Step prime tourist attraction located in the heart of Perigord, Périgueux with some 30,000 inhabitants, its bustling commercial center, its historic ... make a city vibrant and livable.
One discovers as one leafs Périgueux a history book. The heritage of the city takes you back to the halcyon days of the Roman Empire with its extensive remains that let you judge the richness of this ancient city of Vesunna.
In another neighborhood, the corner of an alley or strolling medieval squares in places, you have wood-framed houses, homes equipped with towers, sign of wealth Périgueux merchants. In this vast conservation area, the cathedral sits atop the hill. This building, which is proud of Perigord, this part forms a Greek cross, surmounted by cupolas, Byzantine-inspired. These restorations are a variety of original building. Built on the way to Saint Jacques de Compostela, the cathedral is a major step for pilgrims. During your trip, you also learn the mansions of the Renaissance finely carved and decorated.
Many attractions such as castles, caves, museums and recreational activities (tree climbing, canoeing, hot air balloons ...) enrich around Périgueux (free tourist guide available from the Office of Tourism Périgueux).