Art and history towns:
Périgueux, capital of Périgord,
Brantôme, « The Venice of Périgord »
Aubeterre, Bergerac and Sarlat

The Dronne valley:
Canoeing and swimming in the river, and guinguette by the water

Festivals:
Itinéraire baroque en VERTEILLACOIS
Périgueux MIMOS Festival
SINFONIA baroque music Festival

A vast number of walking and cycling paths, starting directly from the doorstep (maps and descriptions available)