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Welcome to Camping in Dordogne, your window to one of the most picturesque and historical areas of France. Boasting morethan 1,500 castles and the amazing famous caves of Lascau Dordogne is positively steeped in history. A Eurocamp camping holiday in Dordogne is sure to leave you astounded with the remarkable sights and culture.
Eurocamp is the number one trusted camping holiday provider for Dordogne, with decades of experience and staff who can help you to get the most from your holiday. They offer 7 fantastic parks in the region.
Dordogne is known locally as the Périgord, its prime location in the Aquitaine region of the South West of France lends itself to the local attractions; nestled between the Loire Valley and the High Pyrenees, Dordogne is just an hour away from neighbouring Bordeaux. This grandiose département of France provides its inhabitants and visitors with unspoilt scenery and a myriad of sights which can only be described as truly magical.
A number of the medieval villages in Dordogne are officially listed as amongst the “plus beaux villages de France” (France’s Most Beautiful Villages), whilst the Romanesque churches and aesthetically pleasing water mills all play a part in the 450,000 year history of man in the area. The aforementioned castles belong to the Renaissance and Middle Age periods, with beautiful meandering rivers and rolling green hills lapping the edges of this magnificent region.
Dordogne is ideally placed and suits itself to the many ramblers, cyclists, birdwatchers and water sports fans who frequent the area year after year. It boasts a certain “je ne sais pas”, yet Dordogne’s charm leaves people wishing they didn’t have to leave and eager to return.
Hungry? As if the intriguing history wasn’t enough, Dordogne is also famous for some amazing delicacies including locally produced fois gras, black truffles from the Périgord area, walnuts, chestnut and strawberries. And to cleanse the palate, why not wash them down with one of the many wines produced in Bergerac for a truly authentic experience.
For those who wish to visit to benefit from Dordogne’s history, why not visit the prehistoric Museum Les Eyzies; home to a wealth of unique architectural displays. Or perhaps the Chateau de Beynes from the 12th Century ; one of the best preserved castles in the region. Maybe shopping sounds more appealing? Dordogne boasts over 30 markets spread over 7 days; more than enough stands and stalls for even the most hardened browsers and bargain hunters!
So, whether you wish to stroll through the tranquil winding village streets, sample the local delicacies, enjoy the hustle and bustle of market day or take in the historical sights and sounds which ooze from the depths of this département, there is something for everyone in Dordogne.
A truly unspoilt region tucked away in the South West of France with friendly locals and breath-taking scenery, palate pleasing food and wine, rolling hills and cliff-side museums, camping in Dordogne is a must for anyone wishing to sample true French hospitality. Young or old, Dordogne will not disappoint.