This route is a trip of touring on Périgord Noir ***, (Black Perigord). French department of Dordogne, in the Aquitaine region. Souillac is the city of the beginning and end of this tour. It is the country of Périgord in the Dordogne River Valley, where people are very friendly and has an exceptional artistic and gastronomic heritage. Their old houses, castles, foie gras shops, and tasty walnut oil - for an unforgettable salad - is your wealth. You will visit towns and cities of the most beautiful in France.

All the way:



1 - Souillac_Carlux_Saint-Julien_Sainte-Mondane_Carsac-Aillac_Montfort_Vitrac_Sarlat-la-Canéda-(L-AS-C) - 47,9 Km

2 - Sarlat_Domme_La-Roque-Gageac_Vezac_Beynac-et-Gazenac-(AS-C) - 32,8 Km

3 - Beynac_Castelnaud_Belvès-(AS)_Urval_Le-Buisson-de-Cadouin-(L-C) - 44,8 Km

4 - Le-Buisson_Cadouin_Molières_Beaumont_Couze_Lanquais_Lalinde-(AS) - 38 Km

5 - Lalinde_Calés_Trémolat_Limeuil_Campagne_Les-Eyzies-(AS-C) - 41,3 Km

6 - Eycies_Tursac_Peyzac-le-Moustier_Saint-Leon-sur-Vézère_Montignac-(AS-AC) - 43 Km

7 - Montignac_Saint-Amand-de-Coly_Chateau-l'Eveque_Brantôme-(AS-AP) - 96,4 Km

8 - Brantôme_Condat-sur-Trincou_Villars_Saint-Jean-de-Côle_Corgnac_Saint-Médard_Hautefort-(AS) - 72,6 Km

9 - Hautefort_Saint-Robert_Ayen_Saint-Geniés_Salignac-Eyvigues_Souillac-(AS-L-C) - 95,3 Km

 Meaning of the points, example :    -(AS)  or  -(L-C)  and other

 

                            AS = Motorhome service area             C = Camping        FC = Farm Camp Site             
                            AP = Motorhome parking area             P = Discretionary parking

1 - Souillac_Carlux_Saint-Julien_Sainte-Mondane_Carsac-Aillac_Montfort_Vitrac_Sarlat-(L-AS-C) - 47,9 Km​


44.895307, 1.48025 – A - Souillac * - The ancient center of Souillac, has old houses triangular pediment, and the former abbey church of Sainte-Marie, who has a certain Byzantine style.

Museum of carts and carriages of the 19th century.


National Museum of Automata and Robotics * - Interesting displays with 3000 pieces of robotics.

44.877487, 1.359622  - B - Les Jardins de Cadiot

44.883128, 1.353172  - C - Carlux - Has a small castle.

44.860384, 1.363217 - D - Saint-Julien-de-Lampon - The church is always open wide.

44.842215, 1.348121  - E - Sainte-Mondane -

Chateau de Fenelon * - The castle was built between the 14th century and the 17th century. It consists of three concentric enclosures, housing bodies and covered towers with stone tiles and double revolution staircase. Furniture from the Middle Ages to the Napoleonic era and collection of weapons and tapestries, although the sample is too abundant parts. You can visit.



44.840629, 1.272515 - F - Carsac-Aillac - You can see the typical church, some old washing covered and "Les Jardins d'Eau", a water garden with water lilies.



44.837775, 1.247995  - G - Montfort -  ​Château de Montfort * - The castle clings to a promontory overlooking the cliff de Montfort in a bend of the Dordogne river and had a long series of sieges. It was taken and destroyed by Simon de Montfort in 1214. The castle was later rebuilt, but again was destroyed three times during the Hundred Years' War, under Louis XI of France and later under Henry IV of France. The renovation works were carried out in the 19th century and gave the castle an "aspect look like cinema" . The castle is private.

44.830586, 1.226613 - H - Vitrac - Château de Vitrac

44.887612, 1.218218 – I - Sarlat-la-Caneda – Car park

44.887301, 1.220669 – J - Sarlat-la-Caneda – Car park

Sarlat is developed around a Benedictine abbey in the late eighth century. Later, in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, it became a prosperous city of fairs and markets, but was destroyed during the Hundred Years War. A mid-fifteenth century, rebuilt, building palaces most. The town has shops and restaurants to buy or try the foie gras and truffles. The old center of Sarlat, divided by the rue de la République, has two neighborhoods, one popular and the other aristocratic. This attractive town of Perigord is famous for its architecture of houses with ocher limestone blocks. Since 1964 have been diligent in their conservation to safeguard the historic center.

"Shasmoukine Pierre Gorodka" (spectacular shapes with neon lights and LED light to see at night, through the trees)

44.89528, 1.21251 – Sarlat-la-Caneda – Service area for motorhome

On the web we cannot include travel maps, but it is possible to acquire a pdf of all the stages in Spanish or English, with full-color maps of arrivals at tourist sites and with citys walk maps of the 9 stages of this trip, for the modest price of € 5 on the last page 9. The price is symbolic for you to order the PDF when you really need it.