Andrew Montgomery

The Dordogne

Few regions sum up the attractions of France better than the Dordogne. With its rich food, heady history, château-studded countryside and picturesque villages, the Dordogne has long been a favourite getaway for French families on les grandes vacances. It’s also famous for having some of France’s finest prehistoric cave art, which fill the caverns and rock shelters of the Vézère Valley.


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Seasonal produce at a food and vegetable market in the Dordogne © Ivoha / Shutterstock


Gourmet Dordogne: how to make the most of one of France’s top foodie regions

May 10, 2016 • 5 min read

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