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unexpected medieval village

We passed by here in a canoe and could have stopped then to explore and eat. But instead we decided... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Beautiful church.

An oasis of calm and peace amongst a busy, beautiful village. Loved this place and may go back when... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
24290 Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere, Montignac, France
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

We passed by here in a canoe and could have stopped then to explore and eat. But instead we decided to drive back another day. we were glad we did. a lovely spot. next time we will come later and check some of the restaurants...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

An oasis of calm and peace amongst a busy, beautiful village. Loved this place and may go back when it is a bit quieter.

1  Thank suegreig
Reviewed September 19, 2017

This is a small pretty village with an old 12th century church. The church itself is as I imagined a 12th century should look - very little seemed to have been added/altered since it was built. There is a nice walk along the river and...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

A wonderful old village church with very typical sparse furnishings. Cool inside whatever the temperature outside and open for all to visit. The foundations are said to be Roman and the rest has been altered many times over the last few centuries, but it remains...More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed July 25, 2017

We stopped here for a lunch stop on our way to Lascaux IV. Our guide Ben from Ophorus Excursions and Tours gave us several suggestions for lunch. This was such a scenic village with beautiful castles by the river.

Thank amhappytotravel
Reviewed July 24, 2017

A very nice XII century church, surrounded by some beautiful buildings and flowers. The fresco inside is worth seeing and the shape and design of the building are quite different and attractive.

Thank Hyoga83
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite villages, close to Montignac and Bars where we often stay. Out of season is best, parking can be a problem in summer months. The church is picturesque on the outside and spiritual inside. The river forms a perfect backdrop as we...More

Thank SueandJune
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Simple and beautiful. The setting alongside the river was perfect. July was a busy time in Saint Leon-sur-Vzere and the church provided a quiet retreat from the crowds and the heat.

Thank biosphere95472
Reviewed October 7, 2016

The little cillage is simply lovely. The church is worth a quick visit for roman art lovers. Spend some time walking along the river and in the medieval streets of the place.

1  Thank Christian G
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Simple, beautiful and peaceful. By the riverside and a (in the summer) busy village. I went in when I heard beautiful music coming from it which I had presumed was an organ but on entering there was one man sitting alone in front of the...More

1  Thank kim s
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