• Nearest River: La Vézère 0.1km

  • Nearest Town: Montignac 10km

  • Nearby Towns:

    • Sarlat: 24km
    • Domme: 35km
    • Beynac: 35km
    • Belvès: 46km
    • Rocamadour: 78km
    • Cahors: 98km


World heritage site La Roque St Christophe, protected by UNESCO is within walking distance of the parc. The pretty town of Montignac, located on both sides of the River Vézère is worth a visit for its ancient architecture and its Lascaux Caves. Regular markets are held here also, and it's situated about 13km from the parc. Near to Le Bugue is Jacquou Park, a lovely place to spend a family day out, and in nearby Le Bugue itself is the region's flagship aquarium, Perigord Noir.

Days Out



The ancient architecture of Montignac gives this nearby town character and intrigue. You must visit to see the caves of Lascaux, one of the most renowned archaeological discoveries of the 20th century. Montignac also has lively local markets which are a lot of fun for the family.


Maison Forte de Reignac

Maison Forte de Reignac, just 10 minutes away, is one of the most mysterious of all the castles in the Perigord. It is built into the cliff and is home to dungeons and gruesome artefacts. Not for the faint hearted and the walking is quite strenuous.

Roque Saint Christophe

La Roque St Christophe

One of the most remarkable natural features on the doorstep of the parc is La Roque St Christophe. It is a limestone wall half a mile long, which has been eroded and turned into a citadel in the Middle Ages, and is now protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Aquarium du Perigord Noir

L’Aquarium du Périgord Nord

In Le Bugue you will find L’Aquarium du Périgord Nord. The aquarium has 200 metres of pools, some you can lean into and touch the fish, and in others you can see divers feeding the animals.

Jacquou Parc

Jacquou parc

There are a whole host of attractions near this parc, which are perfect for family days out. All the variety you could ask for can be found at Jacquou parc- rollercoasters, waterslides, animals and more!

Chateau Hautefort

Château de Hautefort

To see an impressive man made structure visit Château de Hautefort located in the north west of the region, on the borders of Limousin and Dordogne. This château is one of the most grand and imposing castles of the Dordogne. It is quite an extensive building so you can easily spend half a day here taking in the period features, the fine furniture and lovely gardens.

gouffre de proumeyssac, caves

Gouffre de Proumeyssac

If you are fascinated by caves then be prepared to be blown away at Gouffre de Proumeyssac, which is known as the cathedral of crystal. It is an amazing display of crystallisations accompanied by a spectacular light and music show.

Off Parc Activities

The river Vézère flows past the parc, so why not take advantage and take a canoe or kayaking trip? It is an essential part of the experience here. If you would like more of an extreme adventure then you can go rafting 25 km from Le Paradis or there are quad biking facilities 20 km away.

Le Paradis is set amidst 17 acres of trees and exotic plants so it is an ideal place to take a stroll or maybe try horse riding to discover the natural beauty of the Dordogne. There are horse riding facilities within 7 km of the parc.

The following activities are available off parc:

Golf 35 km from site
Crazy Golf 14 km from site
Karting 30 km from site