The Vézère (Occitan: Vesera) is a 211 km long river in southwestern France. It is an important tributary to the Dordogne River. Its source is in the northwestern part of the elevated plateau known as the Massif Central. It flows southwest 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 prehistoric cave systems, containing numerous cave paintings and hominid remains. UNESCO collectively designated these a World Heritage Site in 1979. Among the sites with remarkable caves is Lascaux.