Things to do

Villages & Towns

The quiet medieval fortified villages of Eymet, Issigeac, Villereal, Beaumount, Lalinde & Monpazier, are all worth a visit, especially on market days when they come alive.

Bergerac old town has charming medieval architecture, pretty streets, shops, bars and restaurants, not forgetting the famous statue of Cyrano. For wine lovers La Maison du Vin is worth a visit.


The area is famous for its chateaux all of which are worth a visit. Chateau de Bridoire, Chateau de Monbazillac, Chateau de Lanquais, Chateau de Biron are all local.

Route de Vin

We are situated within the Bergerac wine region. Other local areas include Saussignac, Monbazillac, Pecharmant and Montravel. You can follow the Route des Vins and visit the local vineyards as you go.


Visit the pretty local villages and towns, explore the stunning chateaux, take a trip along the Route de Vin and sample the local wines, or shop at the legendry local markets. There are many beautiful places to visit for a day trip including Sarlat, St Emillion and Bordeaux. For outdoor enthusiasts, golf, canoeing, cycling and walking are all on hand.

Day Trips

The pretty villages of Cadouin, Limeuil, Tremolat, the Chateau and Gardens at Marqueyssac, Chateau Les Milandes, Sarlat, St Emillion, Bordeaux, there are many more to explore.

Boat Trips

Take a boat trip up the Dordogne River on the Gabarres de Bergerac, or Gabarres de Beynac, where you will learn about the local history, wildlife and culture whilst exploring the landscape.

Golf Course

Chateau Les Merles, Golf de Barthe, Chateau Vigiers and the Bergerac Golf (Driving Range) are all within a short distance.


There are bases on the Dordogne River in Bergerac, Tremolat, Le Bugue, Cadouin, and Limeuil where you can hire canoes.


You can set off for a walk from the house, either along the quiet roads and country lanes, or you can follow the signed routes which are for all levels of walkers.


Cycling is a national passion. The quiet local roads are ideal for cycling and making up your own route as you go. Alternatively there are recognised cycle routes to follow.

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