Find the best place to stay — Périgord Noir

Where to stay around Périgord Noir?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,226 holiday lettings near Périgord Noir. From 2,190 houses to 820 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Périgord Noir is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Périgord Noir?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Périgord Noir. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Southern France: 127,239 holiday homes
  • Aquitaine: 27,474 holiday homes
  • Bergerac: 595 holiday homes
  • Sarlat-la-Canéda: 2,011 holiday homes
  • Midi-Pyrénées: 12,062 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Périgord Noir! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Périgord Noir?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Périgord Noir with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Bergerac: 595 holiday lettings
  • Sarlat-la-Canéda: 2,011 holiday lettings
  • Brantôme: 229 holiday lettings
  • Domme: 1,576 holiday lettings
  • Cahors: 383 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Périgord Noir?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Périgord Noir are:

  • Sarlat-la-Caneda (XSL-Aerodrome de Sarlat): 2,708 self catering accommodations
  • Roumaniere Airport (EGC): 1,307 self catering accommodations
  • La Roche Airport (BVE): 1,050 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Périgord Noir?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Périgord Noir. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Place de la Liberte: 2,849 holiday rentals
  • Quercyland: 2,219 holiday rentals
  • Chateau des Milandes: 2,918 holiday rentals
  • Sarlat Station: 2,831 holiday rentals
  • Chateau de Turenne: 1,217 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Périgord Noir listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday rental home or cottage in Perigord Noir, Dordogne, France you home away from home

Accommodation in Perigord Noir

Holiday rentals, homes, and cottages in Perigord Noir are located between the valleys of the rivers Vézère and Dordogne in the Southeast of France. Perigord Noir is the ideal location for your holiday home because of its extremely pleasing climate and its unique landscape combining valleys, steep cliff, and plateaus carved by the Dordogne and the Vézère. Perigord Noir has been the favourite place for holiday seekers since prehistoric times. Even the region of Les Eyzies de Tayac, a small town by the Vézère, has been nicknamed ‘world capital of prehistory.’ Holiday homes in Perigord Noir’s towns and villages are built in the typical gold-yellow natural brick, covered with gorgeous flat roof tiles. Walks through the small romantic streets and lanes of the Perigord Noir will give you the opportunity to discover the beauty of a well-preserved traditionally French city.

Places to holiday in Perigord Noir

Beynac - A quiet village on the bank of the Dordogne, holiday cottages in Beynac are built along a steep cliff. The heart of the city is found in the famous castle from the 13th-14th century. The castle offers one of the most amazing views on the valley of the Dordogne. In Beynac, also visit the archaeological park.

Castelnaud- This town is scattered across the valleys of the Céou and the Dordogne. It also has a spectacular castle that was built in the 13th century and recently restored. Holiday homes in the town offer some of the most spectacular panoramic views on the valley of the Dordogne. The Museum of the Middle Ages is also worth a visit.

Domme- Nicknamed ‘Acropolis of the Perigord,’ Domme was founded in the 13th century on top of a lime plateau. The city is full of romantic paths along the cliff. Also don’t miss visiting the City Hall with its gorgeous gardens built in the 17th century. Domme has one of the most excellent markets in France. It becomes a haven for truffle, crepes, various pastries, and other delicatessens. Domme maintains the centuries old Perigord culinary traditions.

Sarlat- The capital of the Perigord Noir has the appropriate nickname of “The Medieval Jewel.” The city is a collection of narrow streets with Gothic and Renaissance style holiday homes available throughout. Visitors enjoy the numerous street artists that come out daily. Sarlat also hosts several art events such as "Festival des Jeux du Théâtre" at the end of July, film festivals beginning in November, and numerous shows at the Centre Culturel, including exhibitions and live performances.

La Roque Gageac- Holiday homes in La Roque Gageac are in a charming village squeezed between the Dordogne and a beautiful 15th century castle. Several old buildings with medieval architecture add to La Roque’s beauty and charm.

Les Eyzies- Known as "the capital of the pre-history," holiday cottages and rentals in Les Eyzies are located near the banks of the Vézère and are completely surrounded by cliffs. In Les Eyzies visitors will find several prehistoric sites including cave dwellings. Also the National Museum of pre-history can't be missed.

Belves- A medieval city on a rocky plateau, Belvès is a genuine Perigord village amidst famous sites such as Sarlat, Lascaux II, the Dordogne, Rocamadour, Cahors, Bergerac, the Pays des Bastides. The city is ideal for holiday home renters who love to enjoy art, as well as living art, such as sports, relaxation, and eating.

Things to do in Perigord Noir

Perigord Noir is a great getaway for everyone. Holiday homes in Perigord Noir escape the bustle of everyday life and forces visitors to rediscover the joys of wandering along old village streets in the countryside. While tranquillity is abundant in Perigord Noir, there is also plenty to keep visitors active. Holiday home renters can easily enjoy an array of activities in the areas including golf, cycling, horse riding, balloon flights, and paragliding.

The Dordogne and Vézère are also excellent sites for canoe and kayak expeditions. And for the less adventurous, the area is also ideal for a midday picnic or a relaxing swim and marvel at the scenery and chateaux which rise above the river banks. For a day at the Dordogne, Domme or Beynac are the best spots to stay. For the Vézère, holiday homes in Les Eyzies are ideal.

Perigord Noir’s prehistoric legacy has made it home to also numerous cultural attractions throughout the year. The Féstival du Perigord Noir offers concerts of classical music in towns and villages throughout the region in July and August. The city of Montignac hosts a colourful music festival each summer and Sarlat has a popular film festival in November.

Weather in Perigord Noir

The climate in Perigord Noir is mild. The weather is warm from mid April until late October. In autumn, it can start to get a bit colder and snow is not uncommon in the winter. But regardless of the time of year, holiday homes in Perigord Noir maintain their beauty.

Travel to Perigord Noir

By plane, the Bordeaux and Toulouse Airports are about two hours away with daily scheduled flights from London. Discount airlines from easyJet and Ryanair, flying from Stansted and Southampton to Bergerac in 45 minutes. By train, the nearest TGV station is Libourne or Bordeaux, and Périgueux is the regional station.