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Just the perfect, small, old world village. Lots to like about Sarlat, and we haven't seen it all... read more

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Very beautiful and authentic place...

Very beautiful and authentic place, you're travelling in the past and you can let your imagination... read more

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24200, Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just the perfect, small, old world village. Lots to like about Sarlat, and we haven't seen it all yet. Here for another 6 days, but so glad we chose it.

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Reviewed yesterday

Very beautiful and authentic place, you're travelling in the past and you can let your imagination rebuilt a reality from another time. Important advice: better not go during the market time on wednesday and saturday morning specially on summertime. To many persons will ruines the...More

Thank Rony-Rone
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Medieval Town wiht an unusual cemetary. Winding streets, plenty of local produce to buy and try. Cathedral, Museum, and much more. Many restaurants and bars. A tourists's delight.

Thank B C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This amazing old town has been restored to a level not often seen. It has been sympathetically restored with considerable care. The narrow streets , the alleyways, the arches , the cobbles and paving, The only problem here is that there is almost too much...More

Thank JulesSWFrance
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sarlat is an extremely well preserved medieval town well located in the dordogne. It can serve as an excellent central base to see the great attractions throughout the valley. Lots of great restaurants and some interesting shopping. Road biking is spectacular once you figure out...More

Thank Findlay Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is, by far, the most beautiful, old city I have seen in France. It is compact and not a large city. The city center has lots of history and beautiful structures. It is a bit touristy but also quaint and special.

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stroll and meal which provided daylight and evening experiences. A fantastic place with a very family friendly atmosphere and plenty of interesting architecture to see

Thank IKB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the advice of other reviewers and avoided market day and I think we benefitted. It was busy but no-where near as busy as similar UK attractions or even Paris. We managed to enjoy a crepe in the main square listening to live music...More

Thank scourtnadge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you go to Sarlat on one of the market days with people pushing you through the streets, the charm of this old city will be lost. It's worthwhile to stay overnight in the Old Town and to explore the beautiful old anyways and buildings...More

Thank Luxury_Traveller_BL
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Ok, it does get crowded in the summer, but the splendour of these medieval houses loses none of its charm due to the tourist. We even found several quiet streets to enjoy the view of these old stones. If you like genuine local handcrafted artifacts,...More

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18 June 2018|
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Response from Sjaak68 | Reviewed this property |
Type in “Rue de la Republique” in your Sat Nav and you’ll find a relative quiet long street, with free parking spaces and at a max 5 minute walk from the old city centre.
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7 December 2016|
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Response from Mark K | Reviewed this property |
About 1.5 hours normal route and yes you can get there toll free but will take you a bit longer but you will go through superb scenery
6 June 2016|
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Response from LesH211 | Reviewed this property |
Easiest (and free) is to park in rue Camille Claudel just off avenue de Selves (a main artery into Sarlat) and then it's an easy stroll into the old centre.