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Villamblard is located in Dordogne in the Aquitaine region of France. Villamblard has more than 2000 years of history, as witnessed by place names such as “Peyrelevade” or “Peyrebise”. They show human occupation since Prehistory. Remains of Roman tiles and pottery found not far from the village are signs of a Gallo-Roman settlement. Amblard is a first name of Germanic origin, which was in style during the Roman era. Up until the end of the 18th century, Villamblard was an important town, the main half-way stop on the route from Bergerac to Perigueux.
The Bergerac Tobacco Museum, housed in Pyrarède House, a turreted building in old Bergerac, has five main exhibitions areas on the discovery of tobacco, its social history, painting, craftsmanship and the city?s connections. Bergerac has long been an important centre for tobacoo-growing. Read more...
The Château de Bourdeilles is a château located in the commune of Bourdeilles in the Dordogne département in France. Read more...
The National Museum of Prehistory has the most important paleolithic collection in France. It has stone and bone tools and the world premier collection of engraving and sculpture. Read more...