The Dordogne Valley
Explore the region

The village of Bretenoux

Camping de la Bourgnatelle is ideally located in the village of Bretenoux. All amenities will be nearby: shops, bowling, grocery stores, etc. 

You will enjoy strolling through this village on the edge of La Cère. An hour's walk will be enough for you to go around this magnificent village in the Lot, full of charm. You will pass by some of the points of interest of the town such as the Sainte-Catherine church, the Atelier d'Art du Feu, the market square on the Baluze quay which comes alive on Tuesday and Saturday mornings, but also the Château de Castelnau-Bretenoux, a superb example of a fortified castle. 

The village of Bretenoux is an excellent base and starting point for exploring the whole region! 

Unique know-how Wine tourism stays

The region is renowned for its wines, hillsides and vineyards. We invite you to take one of the wine routes and stop at an estate to take part in a tasting. The enthusiasts will make you discover the most beautiful wines of the region.

A walk in the depths The Gouffre de Padirac

In the heart of the Lot, the Gouffre de Padirac invites you to find yourself 60 meters underground to discover a show exceptional natural setting where stalactites and stalagmites shape the landscape. The Gouffre de Padirac invites you to take a ride along the underground river, in a boat. A unique experience awaits you at the Gouffre de Padirac! 

The Gouffre de Padirac

Land of gluttony The steps

In Bretenoux and in the surrounding villages, market days punctuate the week. Local producers and craftsmen come to present their production and their creation on colorful stalls. You will find there: Chasselas de Moissac, walnuts from Périgord, melon from Quercy, Cahors wine, Coteaux de Quercy red and rosé, Coteaux de Glanes, Côtes du Lot, Quercy lamb, foie gras from the south-west, blue cheese from Auvergne , Bleu des Causses, Rocamadour PDO goat cheese and many others.

Animals on the loose The Monkey Forest

In Rocamadour, more than 150 Barbary macaques live in semi-freedom in the Monkey Forest. You will walk in more than 20 hectares of forest and meadow, where monkeys live in perfect harmony and freedom. You will be able to observe them with ease, in a natural setting where they are kings.

The Monkey Forest

Overlook Haut-Quercy The Tourist Railway

Discover Haut Quercy and the Dordogne Valley, thanks to the small tourist steam train. Departing from Martel station, set off to explore this vast natural region. Green landscapes, charming villages and postcard settings will punctuate your walk. Get one of the most beautiful viewpoints in the region! 

The treasures of the Lot The most beautiful villages in the region

Many exceptional, medieval villages with a rich history can be found in the Dordogne Valley and its surroundings. Start your walk through the most beautiful villages in the region, by discovering Rocamadour with its houses on the river, its castle on the rock, etc. . Continue with the visit of Loubressac, fortified village, Autoire located in the hollow of a circus, Carennac on the banks of the Dordogne, and Curemonte with its three castles, three churches and three fountains. 

In nature Walks and hikes

The Dordogne Valley invites you for a unique journey in the heart of nature. In the heart of the villages, in the middle of the vineyards of Glanes, in the valleys, let yourself be tempted by exceptional walks and hikes. We invite you to meet at the reception of Camping de la Bourgnatelle to learn more about the nearby trails.


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