Number of Listed Historic Monuments:74
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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
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 Pattern
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