canoeing down the river dordogne

The area between Sarlat and Perigeux is the one of the most attractive parts of the Perigord and is often referred to as "the land of a thousand castles". There are several very interesting castles within easy driving distance of Les Crouquets.
Les Crouquets is situated in the Perigord Noir, undoubtedly the most visited region of the Dordogne. There is so much to do here for all the family that it would be difficult to be stuck for something to do!

Famous for its gastronomy,this is a food lover's paradise.Delicious black truffles,cepes, walnuts and foie gras are to be found in abundance.

There are several local producers and too many restaurants to mention, so there's no shortage of places to sample these culinary pleasures.We'll be more than happy to direct you to our favourites!

A visit to the daily market stalls groaning under the weight of gleaming fresh produce is not to be missed.

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Strawberries at Terrasson market
Click here for a map
with the location and a short description
of all these attractions and more!
dordogne holiday cottages - french translation
Dordogne holiday cottages
Geese at Les Cabanes de Breuils
The area is also steeped in history and a visit to the numerous underground caves & grottos is a must. The internationally renowned prehistoric  caves of Lascaux are a mere 22 mins from  Les crouquets.

Click here for a small taster of the variety of things to do.

Lots more information is kept in the games room
or you can visit the local tourist board's website before you get here and download the tourist office magazines.
sarlat la caneda - cité medievale en dordogne
The medieval city of Sarlat La Canéda will surely be one of your holiday highlights!
With the highest number of listed buildings per mile in all of Europe, it is is just breathtaking. The stunning architecture, meandering cobbled side streets and plenty of street entertainment make this a special day out.
Geese & ducks are everywhere in the Perigord -they are the speciality of the region and the most delicious foie gras and confit de canard will be found on nearly every restaurant menu and market stall!
Chateau Hautefort
  Pony riding
   Helicopter rides
  Hot air balloon rides

Other activities, all less than half an hour from here include
  Foies gras demonstrations
  Golf & Swing Golf
Evening market at saint Geniès every Wednesday during July and August
Evening market at saint-Geniès every Wednesday during July & August
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