SELECTION OF ACTIVITIES AND PLACES OF INTEREST
5 THINGS TO DO DURING YOUR VACATIONS IN THE DORDOGNE
At the La Fage campsite, you won’t be bored! Thanks to the various partnerships of our campsite in Dordogne, we propose you many activities for your stay!
ENJOY A MASSAGE
Experience an amazing physical and intellectual “letting go”. Treat yourself to a Relaxing and Energetic Massage* that is gentle, deep, toning and muscular. Experience a real letting go, a real moment of relaxation, which will allow you to empty your head, empty your stress, let go of muscular tensions, with Agnes, a real professional who listens to you, with demanding, complete and high quality training.
EXPLORE THE HISTORICAL AND NATURAL SITES OF PERIGORD QUERCY
Leave for a day, discover, explore the Périgord-Quercy off the beaten track to meet history, adventure, some people and often oneself… With Daniel, in his 8-seater minibus, become the discoverers of historical, natural, wild sites and other monuments, far, far away from the queues!
GO FOR A WALK OR A MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDE
Hikers and cyclists, among the activities of the Dordogne, the Périgord offers you 260 km of marked paths, with numerous loops by village (yellow markers) and connecting paths (green markers). In La Chapelle Aubareil, there are 2 marked out loops of about 10 km each. Other itineraries are available at the reception.
A semi-nocturnal walking tour is organized every Thursday in July and August with a picnic (for more information, please contact us). Horseback riding is also possible within walking distance of the campsite. A topo-guide map is sold at the Montignac Tourist Office. See the list of hikes in the Périgord Noir.
CANOEING ON THE DORDOGNE OR THE VÉZÈRE
Every Wednesday, in July and August, we offer you (in partnership with Copeyre Canoë), a canoe trip, Vitrac-Beynac route. Departure from the campsite by bus at 9am – return around 3pm.
For those who prefer canoeing on the Vézère, several services are also available.
GO FISHING IN THE DORDOGNE
On the Vézère (2nd category river) or near the Coly, the Grande Beune and its tributaries in 1st category, or at a dozen km on the water level of Fongran (1Ha); you will have the possibility of practising your hobby or preferred sport. In Montignac, Pierre BOISSEUIL, will give you all the necessary advice and useful information at his store CHASSE PÊCHE, 21 rue de Juillet, where you will also find what you need to complete your equipment.
PARKS AND MUSEUMS NOT TO BE MISSED IN THE BLACK PERIGORD
If you wish to make tourism in Dordogne, parks and museums are not missing…
The Parc du Bournat is a must-see in the region. This park plunges you into a village of 1900, you will discover the craftsmen of the time such as the miller, the cutler, or the wood carver. You will enjoy the bread, the jam or the beer made on the spot. The attractions and rides from the beginning of the last century as well as the mini-farm will delight young and old…
Two steps from Le Bournat, the aquarium of the Périgord Noir, the largest private freshwater aquarium in France, awaits you. Beyond the myriad of fish, you will observe alligators, alligator turtles, lizards and anacondas.
For lovers of history and prehistory, among the activities of the Dordogne, many museums await you.
Of course the National Museum of Prehistory in Les Eyzies de Tayac, with its numerous prehistoric remains, its videos on flint knapping or its reproductions of prehistoric animals.
Some private museums such as the castle of Sauveboeuf which shelters one of the biggest private collection of Europe of prehistoric tools, ivory ornaments retracing the life of our ancestors from homo Erectus to Cro-Magnon, passing by Neanderthal.
Let us also note the museum of the war in the Middle Ages of the castle of Castelnaud la Chapelle and its 250 pieces of armors and weapons as well as the many trebuchets and catapults installed outside and on the ramparts.
Finally, more unusual visits await you at the insectorama of Grolejac or at the museum of the automaton of Souillac! And don’t forget the Jacquou Parc amusement park in Le Bugue for a lot of thrills!