A guide to the best attractions in the Dordogne, France, chosen by our expert Nicola Williams.
Dining out, wine-tasting and visiting gorgeous chateaux and villages star on the Dordogne must-do list. Throw in Vézère Valley prehistory for the perfect mix.
Members of The Curse of Oak Island team visit an ancient prison in Domme, France, on this week’s episode — where many Knights Templar were held captive in 1307 as they awaited trial.
Some interior walls of the ‘Prison des Templiers’ are engraved with Templar graffiti, which Rick Lagina, Alex Lagina and Peter Fornetti investigate.
When our children were 11 and 9, young enough to still be entirely inside the family circle but old enough to remember, we splurged on a “once in a lifetime vacation” and rented a small farmhouse in Southwestern France outside the village of Saint-Cyprien.
The Dordogne département of southwest France is internationally renowned for more than medieval castles and foie gras cuisine.
It is also laden with a generous smattering of pre-historic sites that provide insight into the evolution of early humans.
LESSONS FROM LITERATUREMICHAEL MANDELBAUM, The American Interest, published on: September 25, 2018
The “Bruno” detective novels of Martin Walker showcase the enduring appeal of French village life in the new world of the 21st century.