"The Rough Guide to The Dordogne & The Lot" is your definitive handbook to one of France's most beautiful regions. From prehistoric cave paintings and majestic castles to the vineyards of Bordeaux, the full-colour section introduces all of the regions highlights. For every town and village, there are comprehensive and opinionated reviews of all the best places to eat, drink and stay to suit every budget, from humble chambers d'hotes to Michelin-starred restaurants. There is plenty of practical advice on navigating the region's waterways, visiting wine chateaux and tracking down truffle markets. The guide also takes a detailed look at the region's history, culture, festivals and superb cuisine and comes complete with maps for every area. "The Rough Guide to The Dordogne & The Lot" is like having a local friend plan your trip!
Jan Dodd is a contributor on The Rough Guide to France and co-author of Rough Guides to Vietnam and Japan.