Camping holidays in Sarlat, DordogneSarlat is the most famous town in the Dordogne and one of the most renowned and visited in France as well as being one of the most attractive. Often called just Sarlat, the town is actually twinned with its less famous neighbour and is more correctly called Sarlat le Caneda.
To be completely honest, camping and campsites are not actually in Sarlat but there are plenty of them withing a few short Kms of the town.
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To do justice to this beautiful town it is worth your while paying a visit to the tourist office which can provide a suggested walking tour to take in the key attractions. The tourist information office is near to the cathedral which is in the south east of the town.
Without wishing to spoil the fun of your visit to Sarlat we can tell you that it literally bristles with history starting from when it's traceable past began in the 9th century with the founding of a Benedictine abbey.
Not only is Sarlat noted for it's history and old buildings, it is also gastronomic centre, the region being well known particularly for foie gras and truffles. Gourmet restaurants abound here and though they may not be cheap what they offer is out of this world! This is a centre for dedicated foodies!
A visit to Sarlat would be incomplete, we believe, without also paying a visit to La Roque Gageac, which is one of France's most beautiful villages. It is in a stunning position on the north bank of the Dordogne River, and backed by a steep hill / cliffs, with little to suggest that much has changed there in the last 300 years, La Roque-Gageac is truly the perfect picture postcard village, and only about 8km from Sarlat.
Last update: 30.01.2017
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