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Périgueux, the ideal holiday destination
Welcome to the heart of the Dordogne, where rivers, caves and castles have created landscapes worthy of the most fabulous fairy-tale. In Périgueux, the historical capital of the Périgord, crossing the road is like a journey through the past. Marked by the Gallo-Roman and Medieval periods, the city has so much for you to discover!
For the rest of the time, unwind and recharge the batteries at your campsite in the midst of nature, in the comfort of a high-end mobile home, or out in the fresh air on an authentic camping pitch. The swimming pools and waterslides of the vast water park await you for a refreshing dive, whilst the entertainers in the free mini clubs keep your little campers happily occupied all summer long. Between relaxation, sports activities and trips to explore the 4 regions of the Périgord, your stay is certain to be rich in adventure when camping with Sandaya!
Visit Périgueux with the family
Castles, caves and rivers, the landscapes of the Périgord naturally lend themselves to a holiday with all the family. In Périgueux, begin with a visit to the famous Vesunna museum that unveils all the secrets of the Gallo-Roman town, future capital of the Périgord. The architecture of the building alone, designed by Jean Nouvel, is more than worth a visit!
By bike, by car or at the wheel of your campervan, head off on a trail of discovery as you explore the many beauty spots that surround your campsite in the Dordogne: the Lascaux cave or that of Tourtoirac, the Bories and Hautefort castles... You certainly have plenty of surprises in store!
Visit Périgueux as a couple
When camping in Périgueux, treat yourself to a stay that is delicious, sporting or green... or maybe all 3 at once. The capital of the Périgord leaves no-one indifferent and never fails to flatter the senses of those who come for a romantic visit!
After a quirky night in a lodge tent, set off for the renowned Périgueux market. Fill your basket with truffles, strawberries, walnuts and Bergerac wine... then head down to the banks of the Isle for a delicious picnic. Love exploring by bike? Follow the “Voie Verte” cycle path for a gentle ride through the countryside: a delightfully carefree way to discover a whole new world!
Camping Périgueux: our handy tips for a successful stay
Adore hiking? More than 200km of waymarked footpaths offer the perfect way to visit Périgueux and the woodlands around.
In Hautefort, visit the sumptuous castle, its classic French gardens with their box hedges and its landscaped park. A dream of a spot for a gentle stroll!
Canoe, SUP, kayak... In Périgueux enjoy a sublime trip on the Isle, tributary of the Dordogne!
Symbol of the city and a Unesco heritage monument, don’t leave without visiting the famous Saint-Front cathedral!