Your holiday in Dordogne and Périgord vert

Discover southwestern France

Périgord Vert is located in southwestern France, north of Dordogne, in the Nontronnais region and Dronne Valley.  It’s beautiful sunkissed countryside is one of rolling hills and  a multitude of streams which are great for trout fishing.

Your time in Périgord will be filled with outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, go-karting, canoeing, kayaking and lots more.

In the vast forests of chestnut trees, you can still see the cabins of « feuillardiers » (lumberjacks who specialise in chesnut trees), who cut the branches of the chestnut trees into fine strips ready to be made into baskets for mushroom collecting.

The Bandiat,  the Isle and the Auvézère rivers run through Périgord Vert stretching from Lanouaille to Roche-Chalais passing through St Aulaye, Nontron (capital of the knife, Périgord Vert was famous for its forges), Brantôme , Bourdeilles and Ribérac.  It is a land of mixed farming but mainly livestock farming.

Popular tourist attractions in Périgord Vert include Brantôme and its abbey, Bourdeilles and its two castles (one feudal and the other Renaissance), Villars cave, Château de Puyguilhem.

Outdoor, gourmet activities in Aquitaine

Visit the vineyards in southwestern France

Pomerol, Montagne Saint Emillion, Puisseguin, Lalande, Lussac, Côtes de Castillon not forgetting the village of Saint Émilion which is a must-visit.

Visit the local farmers in Périgord

Foie gras, truffles, strawberries from Périgord…

A land redolent of wellness and tradition !

Overview of all places around the campsite

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Saint Émilion village

Saint-Émilion

Visit the vineyards in southwestern France

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Côtes de Castillon

33350 Castillon-la-Bataille

Visit the vineyards in southwestern France

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Lussac

33570 Lussac

Visit the vineyards in southwestern France

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Lalande

33500 Lalande-de-Pomerol

Visit the vineyards in southwestern France

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Puisseguin

33570 Puisseguin

Visit the vineyards in southwestern France

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Montagne Saint Emillion

Saint-Émilion

Visit the vineyards in southwestern France

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Pomerol

33500 Pomerol

Visit the vineyards in southwestern France

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Ange Bleu

47 Rue de Gueynard
33240 Gauriaguet

Cabaret – Music-hall

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Argane Beauté

16 Avenue Maréchal Leclerc
17360 Saint-Aigulin

Beauty salon for Men and Women

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Château Vieux Mougnac

Mougnac
33570 Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps
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Chateau Puyguilhem

1 Puyguilhem
33141 Saillans
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Grottes de Villars

24530 Villars

Villars cave

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Châteaux de Bourdeilles

Pl. de la Halle
24310 Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles and its two castles, one feudal and the other Renaissance

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Brantôme Abbey

14 Boulevard Charlemagne
24310 Brantôme
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Regional Natural Park Périgord Limousin

Maison du Parc La Barde
24450 La Coquille

Périgord Vert is located in southwestern France, north of Dordogne, in the Nontronnais region and[…]

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Textile factory open to the public 15 mins from the campsite in Dordogne

24410 Saint-Antoine-Cumond

Moulin Neuf has been a textile factory for many years. The Moulin Neuf factory has[…]

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Pottery 1 minute from the campsite

Gendreau
24410 Parcoul

Handcrafted All of the products are made entirely by hand : culinary items, dinner service.[…]

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Moto Culture Association

Grand Champ
24490 La Roche-Chalais

Motorbike mechanics training course  3 km from the campsite For those of you who would[…]

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Canoeing/Kayaking departing from Bonnes or Aubeterre sur Dronne

16390 Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Canoeing and kayaking 5 minutes from the campsite in Périgord Departing from Bonnes or Aubeterre[…]

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Canoeing and kayaking departing from Parcoul arriving at Roche-Chalais

24410 Parcoul

Canoeing and kayaking 5 minutes from the campsite in Périgord Morning or afternoon departing from[…]

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Canoeing and kayaking departing from Saint-Aulaye arriving at Parcoul

24410 Saint-Aulaye

Canoeing and kayaking 5 minutes from the campsite in Périgord Morning or afternoon departing from[…]

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Canoeing and kayaking departing from Chenaud arriving at Parcoul

24410 Chenaud

Canoeing and kayaking 5  minutes from the campsite in Périgord A 2½  hour course from[…]

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Haute Saintonge racetrack

Le petit Châtaignier
17360 La Genétouze
+33(0)5 46 04 08 10

Speed track, go-karting track, test track and leisure track The Haute Saintonge racecourse is located[…]

Choose a point of departure and a destination

Le Paradou campsite is located in Périgord Vert

We are located in Dordogne, adjacent to Charente, Charente Maritime and Gironde.
Our region is brimming with historic monuments, listed villages, farmers’ markets, late night markets, vineyards, foie gras farms…
Sports enthusiasts will be delighted to visit the racetrack or enjoy some canoeing, kayaking or hiking…
And if you just want to relax, the campsite boasts a swimming lake, sandy beach, fishing lake and leisure park.

Dordogne

Parcoul and its potter, canoe and kayak trips, mountain biking, cycling and hiking paths.  Bergerac, a town steeped in history, and its vineyards and tobacco museum.  Périgueux, capital of Dordogne.  Ribérac, capital of foie gras and its Friday market and circuit of Roman churches nearby.  Saint Aulaye and its ecomuseum on cognac, pineau, wine, castles, 13th century bastide, 8th century bridge and 11th century church.  Brantôme, otherwise known as Venice of Périgord, and its boat trips to discover the abbey.  Lascaux caves – a must-visit.  Bourdeilles and its castle.  Montbazillac and its castle.  Sainte Foy la Grande and its bastide.  Montcaret and its Gallo-Roman ruins.  Sorges, capital of truffles.  Monpazier and its bastide.  Nontron and its cutlery factory.   Issigeac and its glass blowing.  Echourgnac and its monastery.  Tourbière de Vendoire, natural surroundings.   Hautefort and its castle and gardens.  Villard and its cave.   Saint Martial d’Artenset and its barge around Duellas mill, Parc de Cervidés du Raymondeau (animal park) and its farm, ice-creams and tasting sessions.  Junilhac and its castle and gardens.  Roche Chalais and its riding centre and gardens.  Saint Privat des Prés and its museums of models, tools and village life.  Saint Astier and its lime factory and stone sculptor.  Paussac Saint Vivien and its tree-top climbing adventure park.  Montpon Ménestrérol and Roc Branland.  Vanxians and its foie gras (fabrication and visits).  Saint-Germain-de-Salembre and its artisan crispbread maker.

Gironde

Saint Emilion a picture-postcard town. Castillon la Bataille, the history of the battle. Saint André de Cubzac and its castle. Bourg and its citadel castle. Plassac, a Gallo-Roman village. Blaye and its citadel. Guitres and its Benedictine abbey. Coutras and its Roman church and canoeing. Abzac and its hexagonal dovecote. Montagne and its “maison du vin” and vineyards, open to the public. Branne and its mill. Pouillac, a prestigious wine-producing property. Civrac de Blaye and its museum about vine-growing and vines. Blasimon and its abbey. Bordeaux, capital of Gironde. Vayres and its castle. Puisseguin and its underground monoliths. Cadaujac and its exotic farm. Saint Antoine sur l’Isles and its  timber-framed castle. Lussac and its vineyards. Saint Sulpice de Faleyrens and its vineyard. Gaugiaguet and its music hall “ange bleu”.

Charente

Chalais and its Renaissance castle. Angoulême , a fortified town. Barbezieux and its castle. Aubeterre, a pretty town and underground church. Bessac and its windmill. Mainfonts and its hot-air balloons.  Chillac and its castle. Lamerac and its pineau and cognac museum. Chantillac and its mill. Montmoreau and its castle.

Charente Maritime

Palmyre and its zoo. La Génétouze and the Haute-Saintonge racing track. Saint Georges de Didonne and “ parc de l’estuaire” nature centre. La Chapelle des Pots, a potter’s village and its museum. Saint Dizant du Gua and its 15th century castle. Jonzac and its castle, Cultural Centre, windmill and waterpark. Saint Sauvant and its medieval garden. Clerac and its museum of ancient trades and traditions. Montlieu, and its ecomusuem “maison de la forêt”. Pons and its donjon. Monguyon and its castle. Royan and its lighthouse. Montendre and its castle. Montaigu sur Gironde and its postcard museum.