Activities

Activities in Dordogne around Le Garrit *** in Périgord Noir

Outdoors 

Whether in the campsite or nearby, you will find a wide range of activities in the Dordogne, Périgord Noir region.

Camping site with access to the Dordogne river

Enjoy a swim in the Dordogne river, one of the cleanest rivers in Europe, or in our solar-heated swimming pool! Right next to the swimming pool you will find a playground for your children. They will slide on the slide, climb the climbing net and much more (under your watchful eye of course).

Pétanque

First time in France? Experienced traveler? The Camping Le Garrit*** offers a traditional 30x30m pétanque field right next to the Dordogne river for you to enjoy this typical southern sport.

Fishing

With its ideal location on the riverbanks of the Dordogne, the Camping Le Garrit*** offers fishing aficionados ideal conditions to practice fishing. The Dordogne river is replete with a variety of fish.  Some of our regular camping site clients will be able to give you tips on where to find the best fishing spots in the area.

Cultural activities

Let the Périgord Noir carry you away on an adventure, from its picturesque villages and its many castles to its prehistorical caves and other cultural landmarks. You could not have chosen a more authentic and fascinating holiday destination!

The city of Sarlat

As the capital of the Périgord Noir, Sarlat is an authentic medieval city, restored in the 1960s and 70s thanks to the Malraux law. This city is renowned worldwide for its density of historical monuments per capita. Come discover its medieval streets and its wonderful traditional market on Thursdays and Saturdays. In the evening, the traditional stones of the buildings of Sarlat shine under the city’s yellow lamps, creating a mysterious and fascinating atmosphere for a walk through town.

The Dordogne valley and its castles

There are simply too many castles, from medieval times or later, in the Dordogne valley to count. These castles bear witness to the wealth of this region of the Périgord Noir, which the writer Henry Miller called “blessed by the gods”… So let this region carry you away! Les Milandes, Josephine Baker’s castle, Castelnaud, Beynac, Marqueyssac, Fénelon, Puymartin, Commarque … the choice is yours.