If there is such a lush natural environment in the Dordogne, it is thanks to its numerous rivers and lakes.
Here is an itinerary allowing you to appreciate the tranquility of the lakes (Thenon, Hautefort and Fossemagne) as well as the soft melody of the rivers enchanting the peaceful little villages that border them (Azerat, Tourtoirac, Sainte Eulalie d'Ans), without forgetting a curiosity in Limeyrat "le puits de Bontemps" (a natural spring), a delightful way to relax with your feet in the water!
Circuit: Thenon, Azerat, Saint Rabier, La Chapelle Saint Jean, Hautefort, Tourtoirac, Sainte Eulalie d’Ans, La Boissière d’Ans, Limeyrat, Fossemagne.
Visits: Aventure park - "l’Appel de la Forêt" in Thenon, the History of Medecine Museum and Hautefort Castle in Hautefort, Tourtoirac Cave.
Musée d'Histoire de la Médecine
A 17th century Hôtel-Dieu, listed as a Historic Monument in 1931, featuring typical Renaissance Greek cross architecture. The central chapel has a pis...
Grotte de Tourtoirac
Discovered in 1995 the cave amazed its finder and speleologists. Now the public can see the diversity of its concretions. Visit the village of Tourtoi...
Château de Hautefort
HISTORIC SITE AND MONUMENT
Château d’Hautefort is located 28 km north of Montignac and the Lascaux caves in the Vézère Valley of the Dordogne. This fortress, which once belonge...