Local Information  

As your stay is based in the heart of the Périgord, you will find it quite easy to reach most of the popular areas without any fuss. 

The region is well known amongst other things for its Fois Gras, a local duck liver pate, and also for its many varieties of wine. 

A visit to some of the vineyards is a nice opportunity to sample the wine, and see how it's produced. 

Here are just a few suggestions you might like to try.

  • Markets

    Fresh Local Produce - Sarlat Market Olives Galore!
    Sarlat Market Saturday

    Markets are held throughout the week in most towns and villages

    They are well worth a visit, not just to buy, but also to experience the atmosphere the sights and smells as you wander through.
    The biggest of which is in Sarlat (Wed & Sat).

Generally the markets start at around 08:00 until about 13:00 or later.

  • Shopping

    Pottery Shop
      Local Shopping

If you feel the need for some retail therapy, then head for the bigger towns like Bergerac or Sarlat,
where you will find more variety of shops. Or you could spend a day's shopping in Bordeaux,
 which is easily reached by train from nearby Sarlat. The train journey takes 2 hours.

Sarlat is a beautiful medieval town rich in history, where the shops are open well in to the evening during peak months.
There are some lovely bars and cafés, that you can sit outside and watch the world go by.

There are Hypermarkets near the larger towns, if you wish to buy in bulk for instance, and are easily found.

Worthy of a mention, is the city of Périgueux.
Known as the Capital of the Périgord, here you will see some remarkable architecture modern and old,
 where some of the buildings are of Gallo-Roman times.
You can't miss the Cathédrale st-front, an Aquitanian domed church located in the medieval quarter overlooking the market square.

Shops, Restaurants and Culture abound!

  • Activities

    On the Dordogne Offroad Quads A great way to see view this region

Canoeing, Cycling, Fishing, Horse Riding, Swimming, Walking, Quad Biking, and even Hot Air Ballooning!
All these activities and more, are available locally, should you wish to try them.

  • Dining

    Early Evening at Tremolat
    Lunch on the streets in Sarlat

There are many Restaurants to discover.
Depending on your tastes, you could spend an evening in nearby Sarlat,
where you will find a choice of fine dining amongst the splendid medieval architecture.