DORDOGNE

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE DORDOGNE

Dordogne is a district in France that is named after the river of the same name. This famous river flows through the district. Located in the south-western France, it is a surrounded by six subdivisions. The district matches up with the historical province of Perigord to some extent. It is the third-largest subdivision in the urban France. The region is well-known for its wines and vineyards. Also it offers excellent activities and spots for tourists.

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History

Human activity traced in Dordogne around 500,000 years back. Approximately, 35,000 years ago, the place was inhabited by Cro-Magnon man. The Celts and Romans lived here during 2000BC. Due to attacks by Vandals, Francs and Moors, the Romans lost their authority over the area. The place witnessed numerous battles during middle ages. These came to an end in 15th century. Again it witnessed various miserable situations and defeats till 19th century. Finally, the district headed towards betterment to reach its current state.

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Population

The total population of Dordogne is 416,909 according to 2013 census. Its population density is 46/sq.km. It is worth noting that presence of British people in large numbers in the district has given rise to its pet name "Dordogneshire". Most of these British people are located in Eymet village. There are around 2,600 British people in this village. The population growth is quite slow in the province.

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Climate

Dordogne has warm and temperate climate. It is favourable for locals as well as outsiders. The hottest and coldest months in the region are July and January respectively. These have annual average temperatures of 29°C and 9°C in that order. Maximum rainfall is received during the month of January. It receives an average rainfall of 84mm. generally; there are sunny days in the district. The temperature is always tolerable throughout the year.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE DORDOGNE

French

Le Vieux Logis Relais & Châteaux
Le Vieux Logis Relais & Châteaux

24510 Trémolat, France

+33 5 53 22 80 06

http://www.vieux-logis.com

European, French

Auberge de la Nauze
Auberge de la Nauze

Fongauffier Sagelat, 24170 Sagelat - Belves, France

+33 5 53 28 44 81

http://www.aubergedelanauze.fr

French

Restaurant La Gabarre
Restaurant La Gabarre

Le Mondou, 24370 Saint-Julien-de-Lampon, France

+33 5 53 29 61 43

http://www.restaurantlagabarre.com

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A small selection from our holiday homes

In Dordogne, you will be amazed to get some of the most luxurious rental accommodations. You may opt out of hotels, lodges, inns etc. All these accommodations cater to different types of needs of varieties of customers in an excellent manner. Hotel de Selves, Chateau les Merles and La Villa des Consuls are among the best known rental accommodations.

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne 

ID 273020 weekly € 382
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