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Here is but a sampling of the varied places and activities that await your exploration. Most of these attractions are in the Perigord Noir, where we will be based. Consult guidebooks listed under Selected Reading for further information.

Medieval Towns and Romanesque Churches

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Martel
Sarlat
St. Amand de Coly
St. Leon-sur- Vezere
Souillac

Chateaux and Castles

Hautefort
Beynac
Castelnaud
Monfort
Puymartin
Fenelon

Markets

Martel
Brive
Souillac
Gourdon
Sarlat

Additional Towns of Note

Beynac et Cazenac
Cadouin
Cahors
Castelnaud
La Roque Gageac
Rocamadour
Figeac
St. Cirq Lapopie
as well as the market towns above

Prehistoric Caves and Subterranean Wonders

Lascaux II
Les Eyzies
Gouffre de Padirac
La Cave
Grottes de Gougnac

Gardens

Manoir d' Eyrignac
Jardin d'Imaginaire
Chateau Hautefort
Jardin Marqueyssac
Jardin Cadiot 

Museums

Musee Ingres
Musee Toulouse Lautrec
Musee Zadkine
Musee des Arts Decoratifs
Musee Nationale de la Prehistoric
Musee d'Historic Naturelle
Musee des Bastides
and many many more!

Outdoor Activities

Walking
Hiking
Swimming
Biking
Canoeing
Kayaking
Horseback riding
Fishing
Golf
Hang gliding
Rock Climbing
Caving
Bird Watching
Food Festivals
Markets
Antique/Brocante Fairs
Music Festivals (summer and around the holidays in various churches)