The Dordogne department (24) is part of the Aquitaine region in the southwest of France. Commonly referred to as the Périgord, its name before the French revolution; the region changed its name to the Dordogne in 1790.
Le Bouriage is situated in the Périgord Noir.
The beauty of the region is legion; rivers have shaped the limestone leaving beautiful cliffs. Canoeing down the Vezière and Dordogne rivers is a majestic and peaceful trip.
Mankind has settled here for thousands of years. A vast system of caves inspired our ancestors to paint as in shown at Lascaux and many other sites.
The cuisine is reputed world wide. The Perigord is known for Truffles and foie gras, two of the most delicate savors in the gastronomic world. Duck and goose are cooked in a thousand dishes.
There are many chateaux to visit in the Dordogne, it has the most historic monuments after Paris.
The Dordogne is just inland from Bordeaux, and the region is also bordered by the Cahor, Bergerac wines. A famous dessert wine is produced at Monbazillac which is great with foie gras.
All in all, the Dordogne or Périgord Noir is a wonderful place for your vacation with a multitude of activities for all the family.