The best activities in the Dordogne near your holiday home

Family Activities in the Dordogne

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Bournat Village in Le Bugue (45 mins drive)

A village in the last century. Enjoy a family day out in the 1900’s at Le Bournat, living memory of rural life in Perigord. At Le Bournat you are transported back in time to be surrounded by the craftsmen and their environment. /

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Gardens & Nature in Perigord

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The Gardens of Marqueyssac (Les Jardins de Marqueyssac)

Marqueyssac is one of the most beautiful romantic gardens of France and today the most  visited garden in Périgord. Listed as a national historical monument thanks to its 54 acre  park, Marqueyssac’s gardens offer more than 6 kilometers of…

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Dordogne Towns & Villages

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The Medieval City of Sarlat (25 mins drive)

City of Art and History is famous for its exceptional density of historical monuments.
Sarlat, the capital of the Perigord Noir, is situated in the heart of a forested area – to the east of the great region of the Aquitaine and close to the…

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Restaurants & Markets

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Every morning a local market to explore

  • Monday: Les Eyzies (April – October) (45 mins drive).
  • Tuesday: Brive (45 mins drive).
  • Wednesday: Sarlat (25 mins drive).
  • Thursday: Saint Julien de Lampon (5 mins drive), Brive (45 mins drive).
  • Friday: Souillac (20 mins drive).
  • Saturday:…

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Dordogne Sporting Activities

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Hiking Trails

Discover the local countryside on foot.  For example, starting from the Presbytery choose a trail for 3.5 kms or 6.6 kms.

Quercy Classic Cycling Routes “RAVITO“

Guided by one and/or two experienced local cyclists the excursion starts directly from the villa. Tapping…

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Dordogne Caves & Castles

Chateau de Castelnaud

A private guided tour with a local Historian

Ready and waiting to plunge you into the region’s history visiting amazing caves and castles.

Or explore for yourself the treasures of the Dordogne and Perigord

Le Château de Castelnaud (Castelnaud La Chappelle)

This castle was officially…

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