"Following the current Vigipirate plan, please note that the conditions of access and visit have changed. It is obligatory to reserve your places before your arrival to ensure the visit at least 48 hours in advance."

The tourist office of the Dordogne Valley and Edf hydro center reminds that no visitor can access its facilities by showing up on the big day.


EDF Odysselec space:


Located at the foot of the Chastang hydroelectric dam, the EDF Odysselec space is a place to discover industrial heritage.

In a former concierge, EDF welcomes you in a scenographic space with a fun tour presenting the know-how of hydraulic production, human history and the power of water as a renewable energy.

Come and discover the history of Edf up to the construction of the Chastang dam as well as its impact on our territory in our projection room.

Immerse yourself in the place of our EDF technicians who carry out the various monitoring and maintenance work on the dam.

Learn how a dam works and its different actions for biodiversity as well as prevention around our dear river.

Outside, rest and picnic areas and a splendid view of the dam will help you discover the landscape and natural riches and offer you special moments of relaxation.

Audio guide available in English, French and Dutch

Visit of approximately 45 minutes