St. Avit Loisirs
St. Avit Loisirs is an award winning park with outstanding sports facilities and an idyllic woodland location. There are 5 pools to enjoy including a children's pool and an indoor pool. The woodland location offers stunning views of the Dordogne countryside.
Activities are plentiful and as well as the usual tennis, crazy golf and football you can also try climbing, abseiling, trapeze jumping and quad biking.
Off park you can explore the area by Canoe and enjoy the views from the peaceful river. The town of Sarlat is within easy reach and open air concerts are held there during the summer months.
Opening Dates: 01/04/2017 - 24/09/2017
Nearest Airport: Bergerac (EGC) - 44km
Recommended Port: St Malo - 587km
Direct Access to Lake: Direct Access
Nearest Town: Le Bugue - 6km
? Table Tennis
? Quad Biking
? Driving Range
? Crazy Golf
• Visit the medieval town of Sarlat
• Explore the rivers and gorges with parc-organised canoeing
Attractions close to St. Avit Loisirs
Aquarium de Perigord Noir
Europe's largest private aquarium. More than 200 metres of aquariums displaying fish from all around the world. Diving exhibitions and touch tanks are the main features.
Bar/snack, free parking, handicapped access, picnic area, souvenirs.
The most popular chateau in southern france. Built high on a hill in the 13th century it changed hands many times. The Chateau has been home to the Museum of Medieval Warfare since 1985
Le Gouffre de Padirac
The Gouffre de Padirac is a natural limestone cave. 103 metres down to the river - by lift or stairs - to the start of the tour. The visit lasts 1.5hrs and is 2km long
Restaurants shops and picnic area. Free parking.
Musee National de Prehistoire
The National Museum of Prehistory which reflects ever expanding archeological research. It is the most important collection of items from the Paleolithic era in France.
Guided tours available
Theme park which traces the evolution of man from 1500BC. Animations throughout the park for children. Craftsmen using only the tools which would have been available at the time.
The original Lascaux cave is closed to the public, but a replica has been reproduced 200 metres away. The reproductions include the galleries, 'the great hall of the bulls' and the 'painted gallery'. One of the most renowned archaeological discoveries of the 20th century. The caves were discovered in 1940 by teenagers.
Waterpark with 6 pools and a variety of slides.
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac
The gardens in the grounds of the Chateau de Marqueyssac are some of the best kept gardens in France. There is a nature pavillion displaying flora and fauna from around the Dordogne. Light show in July and August on Thursdays. Free parking.
Chateau des Milandes
Old home of Josephine Baker the famous musical hall singer. Built 1489 in a wooded region between Castelnaud & Berbiguieres. Falconry displays several times per day. Restaurant on site. Night flights to observe the chateau from the house's own captive hot air balloon.
Chateau de Hautefort
One of the most prestigious chateaux in southwest france, classified as a historical monument. Built between 1630 and 1670. Surrounded by superb gardens.