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La Vézère

The Vézère is a 211 km long river in south-western France, right tributary of the Dordogne River. Its source is in the north-western Massif Central. The river runs south-west through the following cities and departments: Pérols-sur-Vézère, Bugeat, Uzerche, Vigeois, Brive-la Gaillarde (Corrèze) & Montignac, Terrasson-Lavilledieu, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Le Bugue (Dordogne).

Note: The above sections of the river are serviced by the following kayak/ canoë rental operator: Aventure Plein Air

The Vézère River flows into the Dordogne River near Le Bugue

The Vézère Valley is famed for its cave systems, containing numerous cave paintings and hominid remains. UNESCO collectively designated this World Heritage Site in 1979. Among the sites included is Lascaux.

View: Saint-Léon sur Vézère