For ten years now, four young ceramicists - Boris Cappe, Tristan Chambaud-Heraud, Arnaud Erhard and Virginie Preux - have been working around a traditional Japanese oven they have built in Abjat-sur-Bandiat. This coated oven - Anagama in Japanese - has...
Situated in the heart of south-west France, the Dordogne is redolent with spectacular sites.
Semitour Périgord, the département’s largest tourism company, is intrinsically involved in the economic development of the region through the management of its famous cultural sites which present, to a certain degree, the face of the Dordogne.
Semitour Périgord is a reference in the field of innovative tourism.
The company considers it to be its duty to transmit, conserve and promote in a sustainable fashion the different sites which it manages, allowing everybody full enjoyment of the département’s cultural and heritage wealth.
With the aim of developing tourist numbers and optimising economic results while, at the same time, respecting the fundamental principles of a public service, the Conseil Départemental de la Dordogne decided, further to deliberation N°: 97184 of 24 January 1997, to create a semi-public, local company to manage tourism which would gradually take over the role of the Régie Départementale du Tourisme.Go further
Every day nearly 120 partners promote the historical and cultural heritage of the region by helping visitors to discover the region’s riches. Our guiding force: innovation, adaptability, dynamism.Go further
THE BEST of the PERIGORD
Ceramic Exhibition Monumen'Terre
A fantastic park and a rich and fulfilling experience! A ramble through the forest in the heart of this magnificent countryside.The visitor is made very welcome. Ideal for a family day out!
Rock Shelters of Laugerie-Basse
The site is very interesting and has been a “gold mine” for archaeologists and, consequently, for museums all over the world. The guide was great: passionate and, therefore, inspiring. Thank you again.
Château de Biron
This chateau is one of the veritable jewels of the Dordogne. From the impregnable view over everything that surrounds it, we can really understand its history, while the architecture makes it clear how many different eras it has lived through.
Château de Bourdeilles
BGreat chateau, beautifully furnished. The audio guide is very instructive. A magnificent place with a warm welcome.
A very interesting visit. The cloisters were rebuilt in the 15th century and are a Gothic masterpiece. A pretty, very well-maintained garden.
Grand Roc Cave
You’ll discover in this cave the marvels of nature in an enchantment of crystal structures: columns, draperies, calcite stalactites and eccentrics.You’ll wander through a cleverly lit-up mineral forest. Make this visit a priority!
In the footsteps of our ancestors and their culture. A visit to Lascaux II is a magical journey through the sacred shamanism of prehistoric man.