Things to see and do - Sarlat-la-Canéda
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Sarlat-la-Canéda Travel guide
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Sarlat developed around a Benedictine abbey founded in the late 8C in the heart of the Périgord Noir. It became a prosperous market town in the 13C and 14C, but the Hundred Years’ War left it battered and depleted. The people of Sarlat subsequently rebuilt their town and in the second half of the 15C erected most of the magnificent town houses which can still be admired today. Sarlat’s market stalls and restaurants serving truffles and foie gras add to its undoubted appeal.
Tourist attractions Sarlat-la-Canéda : Things to see and do
Divided in two by the rue de la République, known as the "traverse", Sarlat consists of two distinct quarters, one of which was more aristocratic in nature than the other. This town so typical of the Périgord is renowned for its architectur..
Leave Sarlat heading southwest towards Beynac-et-Cazenac. Beynac, listed as "one of the most beautiful villages in France", boasts a charming location with a castle perched on the cliff above the village. Further east, on the left bank of t..
Cliffs, prehistoric caves, and castles overlooking the valleys of the Dordogne and the Vézère: this is the essence of Périgord. The countryside is dotted with tile-roofed farmhouses, little Romanesque churches, leafy forests that are full of mushroom..
64-66 Avenue de Selves F - 24200 Sarlat-la-Canéda
Located 450 metres from the entrance of Sarlat la Caneda medieval city, capital of the scenic Périgord Noir region, the Hotel de Compostelle is nestled between the Vézère and Dordogne valleys. The Hotel de Compostelle features 23 spacious, bright an..
4 rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau F - 24200 Sarlat-la-Canéda
Situated in the pedestrianised medieval quarter of Sarlat-la-Caneda, the Hôtel des Récollets is a former convent from the 17th century. It offers air-conditioned accommodation with free Wi-Fi. The guest rooms are built around an inner courtyard furn..
95-97 avenue de Selves F - 24200 Sarlat-la-Canéda
Clos La Boëtie is a 5-star boutique hotel located in Sarlat, in the heart of the Périgord Noir. This 19th-century house offers an indoor heated swimming pool, a fitness centre, an organic wellness centre and a sauna. The air-conditioned rooms and su..
aux Peyrouses F - 24200 Sarlat-la-Canéda
43 avenue de la Gare F - 24200 Sarlat-la-Canéda
Having worked in some top end kitchens, the young chef clearly retains a sense of precision and generosity. Up-to-the-minute cuisine that changes with the seasons.