Bergerac is often called the gateway to the Perigord. Situated towards the west edge of the Dordogne, Bergerac airport is now also a major arrival point for visitors to the Dordogne and Lot et Garonne region.
Fly with Ryanair three times weekly, summer season only.
Things to do in Bergerac
Kayak Down the Dordogne
Spend a day kayaking the Dordogne River and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the area.
Day trip to the Grotte de Lascaux (Lascaux Caves)
Just south of Montignac, the famous Grotte de Lascaux contain hundreds of prehistoric wall painting, making them the oldest known paintings in the world.
Visit medieval villages and fortified chateaux
Including Rocamadour - a medieval village that surges out of a cliff 1,500 feet above the Alzou River gorge - an awe-inspiring sight that makes this one of the most-visited tourist attractions.
Stroll through local markets
You’ll find markets in one of the local towns every day of the week, selling a whole range of tempting, locally grown produce.
Sample French Wine at its best
Throughout the area you will find vineyards, châteaux and wine stores offering tastings and tours.