THE PE’RIGORD IS DIVIDED INTO 4 REGIONS:
The Green Pe’rigord which stretches over the northern part of the de’partement. It is known as the Green Pe’rigord due to the lush vegetation.
The White Pe’rigord gets its name from the chalky soils and white local stone. In the centre is the capital – Pe’rigueux – Two thousand years of history is encapsulated in the ancient city of the goddess Vesunna
The Purple Pe’rigordin the south-west which feature many vineyards and bastide villages – Bergerac, Montbazillac and Pe’charmant .
The Black Pe’rigord in the south-east is recognised worldwide for its wealth of prehistoric remains. The Ve’ze’re valley is home to some of the richest sites in Europe for vestiges of Palaeolithic occupation, caves and natural rock shelters. The Dordogne river meanders between the impressive limestone cliffs and oak forests. This is where you will find Les Chouettes The French Country Cottage.