The best way to discover the Périgord Vert and walk through the valleys of the Côle and the Dronne is to set camp at a campsite in Brantome. Many charming and well-equipped sites offer pitches and high-quality rental possibilities - see them in our selection below.
Most of all, the campsites of Brantome open the gate towards Périgord Vert - or Green Perigord. It's the perfect location, but you should start with the area's main town obviously. Settled at the Dronne riverside Brantôme benefits from a truly exceptional setting, in the meander of the river. It makes the 1200 years old abbey really shine and look like a jewel ! It was founded by no less than emperor Charlemagne. Many bridges and narrow streets give you the opportunity for a nice walk through it. However, if you're staying at a campsite in Brantome, by the river, you definitely should take a boattrip on the Dronne: it offers you a breathtaking view of the town.
Near Brantôme, still at the Dronne riverside, don't forget to visit charming Bourdeilles with its dominating castle. "Castle", singular? Indeed, you'll quickly see there are actually 2: one is a medieval fortress, the other one was built in a Renaissance style. They were gathered ot create a remarkable ensemble - furniture in the Renaissaince wing is outstanding. Stay at a campsite in Brantome and take the opportunity to visit a site which is listed among the French Monument Historiques and major sites of Aquitaine.