Houses in a square in Sarlat
A law dating from 1962, known as the Malraux law, enabled the magnificent buildings and picturesque lanes of Sarlat to be restored and protected.
A town of art and history, it is famous for having the highest density of listed monuments in the world.
But it isn't only a museum-town which rightly attracts thousands of lovers of old stone buildings every year.
Gastronomy is a way of life.
Its colourful, aromatic markets, regularly visited throughout the year, are testiomony to this.
All the gourmet cuisine delicacies are prepared there using traditional methods, as a way of life.
Investing in property in Sarlat, or its vicinity, shouldn't pose a problem, given the large number of properties for sale there: plots of building land, apartments at the heart of Sarlat or houses with land
just outside... you will be spoilt for choice.