• Nearest Lake: 10km

  • Nearest River: Dordogne 8km

  • Nearest Town: Sarlat 6km

  • Nearby Towns:

    • Sarlat: 6km
    • Beynac: 18km
    • Domme: 18km
    • La Roque-Gageac: 19km
    • Belvès: 33km
    • Rocamadour: 44km


The cobbled medieval market town of Sarlat is just 6km from the parc, and stages concerts in the main square in the summer. A visit to the Indian Forest at Perigord just 7km away makes for a fun family day out. Beynac and its château are 21km away, a great day out can be had exploring the château's dungeons and courtyards. A bit further out is the lovely village of Roque Gagéac, well worth a visit.

Days Out

Aquarium du Perigord Noir

L’Aquarium de Perigord Nord

If the weather is having an off day then L’Aquarium de Perigord Nord is a lovely family attraction with fish from all over the world and reptiles too.

Jardins de Marquessac

Chateau Marqueyssac

If you want your feet to remain firmly on the ground, then walk around some of the best kept gardens in France at Chateau Marqueyssac. Les Jardins de Marqueyssac are accompanied by a light show on Thursdays in July and August.

Chateau Castelnaud

Chateau Castlenaud

Another remarkable feature of the area is the grand chateaux. Chateau Castlenaud is the most popular castle in southern France and sits high above the Dordogne valley. But why not get even higher up and view Chateau des Milandes in a hot air balloon?

Sarlat market


A very short drive away is the unmissable medieval town of Sarlat. Be sure to explore the narrow winding streets, the historic churches around the picturesque main square, and the lively markets.

Prehisto Parc


If adventures in the water float your boat then make your way to Quercyland where there are attractions and activities galore. If you desire a more primitive adventure then explore life as it was from 1500BC at ‘Prehistoparc’. See models of prehistoric man and extinct animals.

Forest adventure

Indian Forest Perigord

If a tree top adventure that has climbed to the top of your to-do list then go to Indian Forest Perigord. There are multiple courses which vary in difficulty so everyone can have a go (if you’re brave enough!).

Caves of Lascaux

Le Gouffre de Padirac

Le Gouffre de Padirac is a magnificent experience exploring the amazing underground world of the stunning limestone caves, beginning over 100 m down below the surface (located just over an hour away). Sightseeing at Lascaux caves is also fascinating - you can see reproductions of beautiful prehistoric cave paintings. 

Dordogne night sky

Causses du Quercy

Causses du Quercy is rich in diversity and natural wonders; there are caves, ledges, cliffs and nature reserves brimming with unusual features. It is situated just over and hour away in the ‘black triangle’ which is a gateway to the stars as it is one of the least light polluted areas in the country.

Off Parc Activities

There are a great opportunities to stroll into the idyllic countryside from this parc which is surrounded by woods and fields. 

The following activities are available off parc:

Quad Biking 42 km from site
Golf 8 km from site
Driving Range 8 km from site
Crazy Golf 7 km from site
Fishing 2 km from site
Horse Riding 8 km from site
Karting 13 km from site
Boat trips 18 km from site
Adventure Course 40 km from site
Canoeing 8 km from site
Kayaking 17 km from site


Walking and hiking

The Dordogne is famous for its castles, caves, châteaux and medieval villages, with beautiful panoramic views and deep cut river valleys all around you. This rich landscape is also dotted with historic farms, natural woodlands, forests, walnut groves and traditional villages of honey-coloured stone. In spring, the fields are full of poppies and wild flowers, not to mention the warblers who have just returned from their winter migration to warmer climes. In spring and summer, a host of multi-coloured butterflies waft across every path, and you may also spot dragonflies and kingfishers along the river edges, making this a truly wonderful walking destination.

Eurocamp Active - Walking
Eurocamp Active - Walking

Walking suggestions

To help you make the most of your walking in the region, we've got 6 suggested routes for you.

Eurocamp Active - Walking
Eurocamp Active Walk Gradings

Suitable for all ages. Some are also suitable for pushchairs (listed on terrain information for a particular walk). Total distance of track does not exceed 10km. Flat or gentle hills. No steep sections, no scrambling. Can include up to 200m of ascent/decent. Adequate signs at majority of intersections. Walkers need no previous experience but are expected to exercise normal care regarding their personal safety, especially in tidal zones.

Overview of our 6 exclusive Eurocamp walking routes

Walking route name
Difficulty level
Highest Point
Height Change
Walking Time
Eyrignac Gardens and AroundChallenging12.5 km291 m172 m4.5 hrs (approx.)15 minutes drive from parc
Le Moulin de la TourLeisurely9.5 km224 m114 m3 hrs (approx.)Direct from parc
Sainte Nathalène to Saint Vincent Le PaluelLeisurely5.5 km240 m133 m2 hrs (approx.)Direct from parc
Le Paluel Woodland and Village CircuitChallenging10.7 km226 m128 m3.5 hrs (approx.)10 minutes drive from parc
Saint Crépin and CarlucetModerate10.8 km117 m278 m4 hrs (approx.)20 minutes drive from parc
River DordogneChallenging12.2 km116 m82 m4 hrs (approx.)20 minutes drive from parc

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