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The Perigord Noir is located between the valleys of the rivers Vézère and Dordogne in the Southwest of France, in the department of the Dordogne.

The extremely pleasing climate, the unique combination of furtile valleys and steep cliffs and the unique landscape carved by the Dordogne and the Vézère rivers in the porous lime-plateaus, have mave made the Perigord Noir (called as such because of the truffles found here) one of man's favourite places of residence since prehistoric times. The residences of our ancestors in this region are so numerous that Les Eyzies de Tayac, a small town at the banks of the Vézère, is known as "the world capital of prehistory".

Visit the marvellous castles, settlements and medieval towns...
When wandering through the towns and villages of the Perigord Noir you will find many houses built in the typical gold-yellow natural stone, covered with the even distincitive flat roof tiles.
Many of these villages have received the title of "one of the most beautiful villages in France". Every walk through the small romantic streets and lanes of the towns and villages of the Perigord Noir will give you the opportunity to discover the beauty and wealth of this remarkably well preserved region!

When visiting the Perigord Noir, you shouldn't miss the city of Sarlat, a real medieval crown jewel. Sarlat offers its numerous visitors not only the most enchanting walks through its small alleys but also a very rich cultural and gastronomic patrimony.

You love the French cuisine? Taste our regional specialities like the foies gras, truffles, cèpes and walnut tart... Take time to visit the goose and duck farms delivering the "material" for the world famous foie gras.

Why don't you discover the cultural, historical en gastronomic treasures of the Perigord Noir yourself!

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