To learn more about prehistoric life then visit the caves of Lascaux where you can see reconstructions of beautiful cave paintings or go to the Museum of Prehistory which is the most important collection of items from the Palaeolithic era in France.
Le Moulin de Paulhiac
Daglan, DordogneSite code: DR015
- Sarlat : 20km
- Domme : 11km
- Rocamadour : 48km
- Belvès : 19km
- Beynac : 13km
- Cahors : 46km
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To see ‘jewel of the Dordogne’ you have to travel just over an hour in the car but it is worth it to get to Rocamadour. This impressive town, built into the side of a cliff, is the destination for pilgrims from around the world.
Feel the French vibe as you wander the medieval streets and pass by the colourful markets of Sarlat - a nearby town which must be discovered.
This parc is very close to the town of Daglan - a delightful place with ancient Perigordian buildings, a 15th century manor house and 14th century church of St Martin.
For an educational but thoroughly enjoyable trip visit Prehistoparc. This site teaches you all about the evolution of man with life size models and animations.
Europe’s biggest outdoor freshwater private aquarium, L’Aquarium du Perigord Nord is close to this parc and is a great day out for everyone. You will see lots of different species, from river monsters to deep sea divers. There is also a reptile attraction at the aquarium.
Château de Milandes was one the home of a famous entertainer Josephine Baker and many of her personal items remain on display. You can wander round the château learning about the life of Baker and also watch falconry shows in the grounds or visit the onsite restaurant.
Notable châteaux nearby include Château Castlenaud and Château de Milandes. Château Castlenaud houses the museum of the Hundred Year’s War and is full of impressive weapons and informative videos with English subtitles.