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The Dordogne has long been a favourite part of South West France for families on holiday, groups or even those travelling independently as there is something for everyone in this wonderful region. Breathtaking countryside, awe-inspiring historical locations, spectacular chateaux and some of the finest cuisine you’ll find anywhere in the world. The region is dominated by three great rivers, the Dordogne, the Lot and the Tarn that make their way from the Massif Central out to the Atlantic. The Dordogne River has carved out some beautiful valleys which are rich and fertile, ideal for the regions famous wines and lush greenery. It has also created some remarkable cave networks that contain some astonishing ancient artworks, the most famous of these at Lascaux which has been called the Sistine Chapel of prehistoric art. There are some wonderful towns and villages dotted across the region- nestling in hillsides and hidden away in pockets of picturesque countryside and with a history that dates back to a thousand years you can see why this regions is so popular and talked about. The Dordogne offers a temperate climate with warm spring weather to hot summers with some amazing thunderstorms at times. Temperatures in the summer are around 30 – 35 degrees Celsius with September and October around 23 – 27 degrees Celsius. Spring is delightful and a good time to visit if you want to cycle, go for long walks or sightsee. Summers consist of long sunny days that are ideal for swimming and canoeing. Autumn sees some wonderful colours with warm weather and un-crowded towns and villages. It has to be said the beauty of the Dordogne is there is so much to do .