The département is part of the région of Aquitaine and is surrounded by the départements of Haute-Vienne, Corrèze, Lot, Lot-et-Garonne, Gironde, Charente-Maritime, and Charente.
Attractions in Dordogne
There are more than 1,000 castles in Dordogne, including the following:
The famous caves of Lascaux are a major tourist attraction. Périgueux has important Roman ruins.