12 days in Perigueux, Sarlat-la-Caneda & Limoges Itinerary

12 days in Perigueux, Sarlat-la-Caneda & Limoges Itinerary

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12 days in Perigueux, Sarlat-la-Caneda & Limoges Itinerary

Start: Montendre
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Perigueux
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Limoges
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Paris

4
nights
Perigueux

Perigueux ©
Périgueux is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.Périgueux is the prefecture of the départment. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Brantome Police Horses & Friends and Velorail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perigueux: Musee Napoleon (in Cendrieux), Abbaye d'Aubazines (in Aubazines) and Moulin de la Rouzique (in Couze-et-Saint-Front). Next up on the itinerary: grab your bike and head to Voie Verte des Berges de l'Isle, Head underground at Grotte de Tourtoirac, experience rural life at Laurence of Arabians, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Front.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Perigueux road trip planning app .

Montendre to Perigueux is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In November, daytime highs in Perigueux are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Perigueux

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Brantome Police Horses & Friends, Abbaye d’Aubazine, Musee Napoleon, Laurence of Arabians, Grotte de Tourtoirac
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Brantome Police Horses & Friends ©
Brantome Police Horses & Friends
Voie Verte des Berges de l'Isle ©
Voie Verte des Berges de l'Isle
Velorail ©
Velorail

3
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Explore hidden gems such as Les Noyeraies du Landers and Musee Zadkine. When in Sarlat-la-Caneda, make a side trip to see Chemin de Halage in Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Vieux Sarlat, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud, look for gifts at Cave Philippe Godard, and experience rural life at Ferme de Fonluc.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sarlat-la-Caneda road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Perigueux to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Limoges.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Chateau de Castelnaud, Ferme de Fonluc, Chateau de Lacypierre, Chemin de Halage, Musee Zadkine
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Les Noyeraies du Landers ©
Les Noyeraies du Landers
Vieux Sarlat
Vieux Sarlat
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud

3
nights
Limoges

Limoges ©
Known for its medieval enamels on copper (Limoges enamels), its 19th-century porcelain (Limoges porcelain), and for its oak barrels used for Cognac production, Limoges has a creative flair with historic significance.
Explore hidden gems such as Chapelle Saint Aurelien and Musee de la Resistance. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St. Michel des Lions, contemplate the long history of Eglise Saint Pierre du Queyroix, admire the landmark architecture of Gare de Limoges, and see the interesting displays at Musee du Four des casseaux.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Limoges day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Limoges takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Limoges: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Limoges

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
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