Lanterne des Morts
Jardin des Enfeus
Behind the cathedral, the Jardin des Enfeus was Sarlat’s first cemetery. The rocket-shaped Lanterne des Morts may have been built to...
A passage from Cour des Chanoines leads to the Chapelle St-Benoît, aka Chapelle des Pénitents Bleus, a 12th-century Romanesque chapel...
Once part of Sarlat’s Cluniac abbey, the original abbey church was built in the 1100s, redeveloped in the early 1500s, and remodelled...
This touristy little bistro is the best of the bunch on cafe-clad place du Peyrou. The menu’s heavy on Sarlat classics, especially...
Lanterne des Morts information
The Lanterne des Morts is a dramatic monument - it's shaped like a giant rocket - that was built to honour a visit by St Bernard, one of the founders of the Cistercian order, in 1147.