Périgord Noir

The region

In Périgord Noir , the Dordogne is a simply magical and exciting place, rich in discoveries, history, nature and culture. It is in this timeless place that you will find our guest house, La Tour de Cause , located in the heart of the Valley of the Five Castles . This beautiful region awaits you to be explored and to reveal its medieval secrets to you.

Medieval Town & Villages

Stroll through the streets of Sarlat-la-Canéda , a magnificent medieval city, or in the picturesque villages of Domme, La Roque Gageac, Beynac, Monpazier, Belves , all classified among the most beautiful villages in France and which will seduce you with their authenticity.

Hike through the hills and take advantage of the good weather to swim, canoe in the Dordogneor the Céou . Discover the taste and friendliness of local producers' markets.

Gardens, Caves & Chasms

Admire prehistoric art in the numerous caves (The Grotte de Lascaux , discovered in 1940 by 4 teenagers in Montignac in the Vézère valley, the Grotte de Pech Merle and its authentic prehistoric paintings dating back more than 20,000 years!)
Descend to the bottom of the chasms of Padirac or Proumeyssac , without forgetting the splendid gardens offering beautiful walks ( Marqueyssac , Eyrignac , Carsac water gardens , the Jardin des Milandes , the Exotic Garden of La Roque Gageac ).


Périgord offers great gastronomic wealth!Enjoy the many restaurants offering quality, local and varied cuisine, close to La Tour de Cause , with typical dishes of Périgord, specialties of duck and goose, foie gras , nuts , truffles of course, but also cheeses , and fruits and vegetables from local producers.

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