Camping La Ripole
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Heritage of Périgord
The Périgord is a destination that does not lack charm and attraction for culture lovers. Ancient caves, castles or traditional villages, you will certainly find “heritage at your feet”!
The Cave of Villars
It is the only cave in Périgord with original prehistoric paintings and natural concretions. You will enjoy a sound and light scenography, and experience a dive into the history of our origins.
Former fortified house, it was transformed at the turn of the XNUMXe century, in a splendid Renaissance residence.
Périgord is also famous for its many charming villages. Among them, the village of Saint-Jean-de-Côle is ranked among the most beautiful villages in France. It will seduce you with the charm of its architecture, its narrow streets with picturesque brown tiled roofs, its castle, its Roman-Byzantine style church and its inimitable Gothic bridge. Brantôme is an essential city. A visit to its Benedictine abbey, founded according to legend by Charlemagne himself at the end of the XNUMXth centurye century, will immerse you in a page of our history. Don't miss its superb Romanesque bell tower built on a rocky outcrop, overlooking the Dronne.
To discover and enjoy the natural wonders of Périgord, come and immerse yourself in the green gold of Périgord-Limousin Regional Nature Park. It indeed benefits from an exceptional faunal and floristic richness. The park covers two departments, Dordogne and Haute-Vienne. You will observe the richness of its natural environments. Landes, wetlands, forests and limestone grasslands, ponds and rivers will hold no secrets for you!
Sports and Recreation
For a discovery of Périgord along the water, the canoe will be ideal! the camping will offer you supervised canoe trips departing from Brantôme, nicknamed the “Green Venice of Périgord”. As you descend the Dronne river, you will discover its peaceful valley with bucolic landscapes and its many meanders. An enchanting and timeless discovery of Périgord!
For an original discovery in symbiosis with nature, let yourself be tempted by horseback rides in the Périgord. Donkey rides or pony rides for children… One-day or multi-day horseback riding for adults… You'll be spoiled for choice! Ideal for discovering the Périgord in a gentle and harmonious way, following the steps of your mount.
Lovers of golf, peace and nature can have fun on the rustic golf course of Champs Romain or Golf Nature, ideal for discovering or training golf, with friends or family. A beautiful hilly 9-hole course covers 6 hectares and even offers free discovery sessions.
Gastronomy and local products
After all its outings and activities, you will certainly want to eat! Périgord is also a land of gastronomy and bon vivants. Foie gras, honey, nuts or cheese, impossible not to be tempted by one of its specialties! Some farms and farms offer tours of their facilities during the season. Périgord is also its many markets, their intoxicating smells and their many regional specialities. Traditional markets, farmers' markets or even seasonal markets for mushrooms, you will be spoiled for choice…. and tastes!
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