commune in Dordogne, France
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Sarlat-la-Canéda is a city in Dordogne, Southwestern France.


Sarlat is the capital of Périgord Noir. Périgord is the historical area that consists mostly of the present-day département of Dordogne.

Get inEdit

By trainEdit

Sarlat is the end of the train line that connects with Bordeaux in west.

By busEdit

TransPérigord connects Sarlat with Souillac and Périgueux.

Get aroundEdit

The whole of Sarlat can be visited by foot, though there is a local bus that runs from Sarlat's northern and southern limits. There is a bike rental near the train station.


  • House of La Boétie
  • Weekly market in central square
  • The Dordogne river is close by, from which you can view the amazing chateaux (castles) of Domme, Beynac-et-cazenac, Montfort and Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, as well as the town of La Roque-Gageac, clinging to the rock face overlooking the river.



  • Sarlat (and its surrounding areas) is well known for its foie gras and related products. There are many specialty shops in town. Fois gras d'oie is foie gras from geese.





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