Enjoy the charms of Périgord

A holiday at one of our campsites in the Dordogne means the chance to enjoy the glorious French countryside and visit some of the area’s numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Dordogne is both a river and a department in the French region of New Aquitaine. The Périgord is commonly divided into four characteristic areas: Périgord vert or Green Périgord in the north, named for its large expanses of verdant oak and chestnut woodland, Périgord blanc or White Périgord in the centre, named for with its wheat fields and limestone soils, Périgord pourpre or Purple Périgord  to the south-west, named for the deep hues of its vine leaves in the autumn, and finally Périgord noir or Black Périgord in the south-east, named for its dark, foreboding oak woods.

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Take a camping holiday in the Dordogne and enjoy its beautiful unspoilt countryside

The River Dordogne offers an idyllic mix of unspoilt nature and spectacular landscapes. Starting in Corrèze, the Dordogne cuts through deep gorges and flows across arid plateaus or causses and around sandy islets, creating an exceptional and enchanting natural landscape. Downstream it winds through the Quercy past Collonges-la-Rouge and Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne towards the great swallow hole at Padirac, the rocky gorge of Rocamadour and the Romanesque abbey church of Sainte-Marie in Souillac.

Beautifully situated campsites in the Dordogne and the Dordogne river valley

Our campsites in the Dordogne are located close to the river – a paradise for fishing, swimming and canoeing and studded with magnificent natural view points – in the departments of Dordogne, Lot-et-Garonne and Lot. Through its heart runs the river Dordogne with its magnificent natural view points, a paradise for anglers, swimmers and canoeists. A camping holiday at one of our riverside sites offers the ideal opportunity to try out some of the activities for which the Dordogne is famed:

  • cycling,
  • walking,
  • canoeing/kayaking,
  • horse riding,
  • and fishing.

Dordogne and its reputation for fine food and dining

A holiday at one of our campsites in the Dordogne provides the ideal opportunity to sample the local cuisine, renowned throughout France for its use of truffles, foie gras, duck and mushrooms, all washed down, of course, by the famous wines of Bergerac, Monbazillac and Pécharmant.

The very epitome of south-western France, Périgord is synonymous with good living and fine dining.

You’ll find a host of historical and pre-historical sites to explore on your camping holiday in the Dordogne

Camping in Dordogne make the perfect base for visiting some of France’s most beautiful villages including Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Beynac, La Roque-Gageac, Domme and Belvès. What better than to wander back in time along their narrow alleyways? And don’t miss your chance to explore the medieval towns of Sarlat, Périgueux (with its noted cathedral) and Nontron or the bastides such as Monpazier. The Dordogne also boasts a number of prehistoric sites including Les Eyzies and the world-famous Lascaux Caves as well as over one thousand 1000 châteaux!

Our campsites in the Dordogne – an irresistible holiday destination

Whether you stay in a mobile home, all-canvas bungalow, tent, caravan or motor home, you’ll find a camping holiday in the Dordogne makes the ideal way to explore the Dordogne valley. Book your mobile home in the Dordogne now and get ready to explore the Dordogne and its many treasures!

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