THE SURROUNDING AREA
SAINT LEON - SUR- VEZERE RIVER 10KM
Just 10 minute drive away from Domiane is this beautiful village - St Leon sur Vezere it is set in the Vezere valley between Montignac and Les Eyzies. It is a small village but located in one of the most beautiful settings.
You will find a couple of cafes (with delicious ice cream) a few restaurants in the centre of the village and galleries.
The river is fantastic for swimming, you will find many families spending the day swimming in the river, there are also some fantastic areas to enjoy a picnic. Great to plan a canoe trip on the Vezere river!
Great place to visit for families.
LASCAUX CAVES 6.5KM
Nicknamed "the Sistine Chapel of Prehistory" Lascaux 1, the original cave discovered in 1940 with wall paintings an estimated 17,000 years old. The paintings are primarily of Large animals, typical local and contempoary fauna that corresponded with the fossil record of the Upper Paleolithic time.
ROQUE SAINT CHRISTOPHE 5KM
Halfway between les eyzies and montignac lascaux the roque saint christophe cliff has been occupied for 55000 years then the place was a fort and a city in the middle age here you will travel through times understanding the life of the people of the cliffs. ( 5 minute drive from Domaine du Peuch) Fantastic...
CHATEAU DE BEYNAC 33KM
Beynac, the most authentic Feudal Fortress of the Perigord. Visitor, welcome to the Feudal Fortress of Beynac. Here, between sky and earth, time has stopped. Perched high on a cliff at breath-taking heights, the Castle of Beynac acts as a stone sentinel, which for nine centuries, has watched over the Dordogne. Château de Beynac is the most authentic Castle of the Périgord and one of the highlights of the Dordogne. Visiting Château de Beynac is an absolutely unique and unforgettable experience, a never ending journey of discovery.
MUSÉE NATIONAL DE PRÉHISTOIRE (20 MIN DU DOMAINE DU PEUCH EN VOITURE)
The Musée national des Eyzies is at the centre of the world’s biggest concentration of sites occupied and embellished by mankind. This exceptional, incomparable and universal treasure bears witness to the birth of a civilisation: our own. This museum is a wonderful place to share, where you can discover mobile art from the Lascaux painters, the tools they used and among the 12 000 artifacts on show quantities of jewels and objects from the daily existence of Paleolithic hunters-gatherers demonstrate to which point this epoch is more likely to be the outcome of the human epic rather than a return to our origins.
GROTTE DE ROUFFIGNAC (15 MIN BY CAR OF THE FIELD OF PEUCH)
Grotte de Rouffignac is located in the town of Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin, 5 km south of the village of Rouffignac. It is one of the largest known ornate caves, with 8 km of corridors, and the largest prehistoric cave in the Périgord Noir.
Before being decorated, about 15 000 years ago, by the prehistoric artists who drew or engraved 260 representations of bison, horses, ibex and woolly rhinoceros, but especially 160 mammoths, it was also the place of hibernation of the bears everywhere we find claw prints or nests.
It is by electric train, that one discovers this prehistoric sanctuary during a visit / conference of one hour.
"The Grotte de Rouffignac is located in Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin at the edge of the Vézère area, just 5 km south of the village of Rouffignac.One of the largest known cellars in the world to feature cave art, and the largest of the Black Périgord, it stretches along eight kilometers Its immense caverns feature a number of gigantic natural overhead domes and flint nodules which surprise visitors with their "natural architecture." Before prehistoric man decorated the walls some 15,000 years ago, this was a hibernation prehistoric artists drew and engraved 260 representations of bison, horses, ibexes and woolly rhinoceroses, more than 160 mammoths Discover this prehistoric sanctuary aboard an electric train as you enjoy a guided tour.