Maison de la Boétie
Once part of Sarlat’s Cluniac abbey, the original abbey church was built in the 1100s, redeveloped in the early 1500s and remodelled...
For an introductory French market experience visit Sarlat’s heavily touristed Saturday market, which takes over the streets around...
Lanterne des Morts
The rocket-shaped Lanterne des Morts was built to honour a visit by St Bernard, one of the founders of the Cistercian order, in 1147.
This little bistro is the best of the bunch on cafe-clad place du Peyrou. The menu’s heavy on Sarlat classics, especially walnuts, duck...
Maison de la Boétie information
This 16th-century timber-framed house opposite Cathédrale St-Sacerdos is the birthplace of writer Étienne de la Boétie (1530–63).