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Village de Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère

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  • 25km north of Sarlat between Les Eyzies and Lascaux, Saint Léon sur Vézère lies, as its name suggests, in a bend in the Vézère river.
    Classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France, the village has the charming medieval heritage of the Périgord Noir.
    A maze of couredoux (narrow streets), white stone houses with warm stone roofs and monuments which give it character.
    Among them,
    -Saint Léonce Roman church from the 12th century, listed as an historic monument which hosts...
    25km north of Sarlat between Les Eyzies and Lascaux, Saint Léon sur Vézère lies, as its name suggests, in a bend in the Vézère river.
    Classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France, the village has the charming medieval heritage of the Périgord Noir.
    A maze of couredoux (narrow streets), white stone houses with warm stone roofs and monuments which give it character.
    Among them,
    -Saint Léonce Roman church from the 12th century, listed as an historic monument which hosts concerts for the Périgord Noir Music Festival in summer
    -the 16th century Clérans Château in a park planted with hundred year old trees
    -the Manoir de la Salle built in the 14th century
    -the 16th century expiatory chapel with its 13th century recesses
    The town also has three prehistoric deposits, Sous le Roc, le Moustier and la Rochette.
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