Sarlat-la-Canéda, or simply Sarlat, is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France
.Sarlat one of the towns most representative of 14th century France. It owes its current status on France's Tentative List for future nomination as a UNESCO World
Heritage site to the enthusiasm of writer, resistance fighter and politician André Malraux, who, as Minister of Culture (1960–1969), restored the town and many other sites of historic significance throughout France.
Tourism : Numerous visitors—especially from northern Europe
(the United Kingdom
, the Netherlands
, etc.) -- come on holiday to Sarlat and the lovely region surrounding it and some have settled there permanently. The months of July and August are traditionally the haute saison (high season) for visitors, as is true in much of France outside Paris.Sarlat railway station offers train services to Bergerac and Bordeaux.