Sarlat, Black Perigord, Dordogne

Sarlat, a town filled with art and history, capital of the Black Perigord, welcomes two million tourists each year.

Its mediaeval lanes and big, sun-drenched squares, which are especially lively on market days, provide an extremely pleasant living environment.

The town of Sarlat received an exceptional three-star rating in the Michelin guide to Europe's most beautiful cities.

Sarlat and the Black Perigord, located in a stunning natural environment, possess an unrivalled cultural, architectural, and historical heritage.

About ten kilometres from Sarlat, the golden triangle of the Dordogne Valley, which contains four villages ranked amongst the most beautiful in France, now has the "Major Site of Aquitaine" seal of approval, and provides marvellous opportunities for leisure activities: canoeing, hiking, etc.

Finally, 'epicurean Sarlat' upholds the Perigord's reputation for fine dining, and organises some major food-related events.