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Number of Listed Historic Monuments:74
Sarlat's Tourist Office Web Site

tourist sitesTourist Sites (in and around the city)

Beynac Village and Castle Sarlat tourist site Château Biron - The Haunted Castle Sarlat tourist site Commarque Castle Sarlat tourist site Castelnau Castle Sarlat tourist site Domme Hilltop Village Sarlat tourist site Belvès Sarlat tourist site Cadouin Abbey Sarlat tourist site ...


Sarlatthings to do, activities, eventsThings to Do, Activites

"La Belle Sarladaise" - Theatrical Costume Visit of Sarlat Sarlat activities Truffle Festival Sarlat activities Bergerac Tabacco Museum and Automobile Museum of Sanxet Castle Sarlat activities Black Perigord Festival Sarlat activities Boat Trip on Dordogne Sarlat activities Chesnut and Cèpe Festival Sarlat activities Dordogne Cruise from La Roque-Gageac Sarlat activities Festival of Folkloric Traditions Sarlat activities Fly over Dordogne valley on a hot air balloon Sarlat activities Gastronomy Days in Sarlat Sarlat activities Gourdon Medieval Festival Sarlat activities Guided tours of the medieval town of Sarlat Sarlat activities High School of Hospitality Trades Quercy-Perigord Sarlat activities Les Journées du Terroir Sarlat activities Old Crafts and Trades Fest Sarlat activities Périgord Walnuts Fest Sarlat activities Prehistory Welcome Center Sarlat activities Rocamadour Medieval Festival Sarlat activities Rocamadour Sacred Music Festival Sarlat activities Sarlat Fest’oie Sarlat activities Sarlat Vintage Cars Meeting Sarlat activities Saturdays Truffle Market Sarlat activities Scenic Train of Haut-Quercy Sarlat activities The Dordogne River by Barge Sarlat activities Truffiere de Pechalifour Sarlat activities ...


Sarlat helpful hintsSome Helpful Hints

While the more comfortable way to visit the Sarlat surroundings and Dordogne in general is by car, the cheapest and more eco-friendly alternative is by bus. Dordogne department has a network of buses linking all its corners and having the advantage of an unbeatable price of €2/ticket.
For routes and timetables go to:

Sarlat is situated near one of the world's most famous prehistoric sites area: the Vézère River valley. For more information about these UNESCO listed sites, and a map of the most important prehistoric painted caves, please go to: Prehistoric Painted Caves of Vézère River Valley

Sarlat short historySarlat's Short History

Sarlat, the American writer Henry Miller was fascinated by the town, calling it the paradise of France.
With a population of just under 10,000 inhabitants Sarlat is situated in the department of Dordogne region Aquitaine of the South West of France. It is the "capital" of the old region of Perigord Noir. The little town has 77 buildings on the register of historic monuments and is on the tentative list of UNESCO's World Heritage.
Sarlat grew around the Benedictine abbey where the relics of Saint Sacerdos were kept - the nowadays Sarlat Cathedral is still Saint Sacerdos Cathedral!


Sarlat weather patternSarlat Weather Pattern

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