THE DORDOGNE AREA

The Dordogne area of southern France map showing the important locations and access to the location of Maison de Lancaster, the house for rental in the south of France.

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WHERE IS DORDOGNE

A wide overview of southern France with Dordogne in the centre.

 

The Dordogne area of France


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RESTAURANT

There are 75 km of marked hiking trails in the local area Hiking trails guides sale at the Tourism Office located on the Rue Gambetta Saint Cyprien.

FISHING

You can fish all along the Dordogne River and various streams, as well as in some private ponds. Don't forget to buy your own fishing card (retail sales in St Cyprien).

Fishing circuit on the Dordogne (about 500 m) between Mouzens and St Cyprien, at Roquelong. 26 fishing emplacements. Car park. Picnic area. Access for disabled people.

Le Coux et Bigaroque : pound of la Faval from 01/07 to 30/11/2010 with daily fishing card (retail sales: tobacco shop in ST CYPRIEN).

Carps circuit under the bridge in Allas les Mines. Information at: Tél : 05 53 59 65 51 - 06 81 55 75 76

CAVES

Grotte de Font-de-Gaume CAVE - The cave was first settled by Stone Age people during the last Ice Age – about 25,000 BC – when the Dordogne was the domain of roaming bison, reindeer and mammoths. The cave mouth is no more than a fissure concealed by rocks and trees above a small lush valley, while inside, it's a narrow twisting passage of irregular height in which you quickly lose your bearings in the dark. The first painting you see is a frieze of bison, at about eye level: reddish-brown in colour, massive...