Vézère

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. It flows south-west through the following départements and cities:

It flows into the Dordogne near Le Bugue. A tributary of the Vézère is the Corrèze River.

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

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