Périgord

In the southwest of France the old province of Périgord, the present Dordogne, offers everything required for a wonderful holiday is. This country house is very centrally located for exploring the region with its many top attractions.
This region is characterized by a diverse landscape, varying from hills and woods to river valleys with fields, walnut trees and beautiful old towns.
The climate is excellent and the people are friendly.

Rivers

Along the rivers Dordogne and Vézère you can find some of the most beautiful villages in France: like Beynac, La Roque Gageac, St Cirq Lapopie. These rivers also offer the opportunity for swimming, canoeing and fishing on many locations.

Castles

The Dordogne is often called the land of the 1000 castles. That seems like a poetic exaggeration, but the fact remains that for the lovers of castles and great 'manors' there is much to see in the Dordogne. It is said that when God divided the castles over the earth, he would have emptied the bag with the remaining castles here.
Many of these castles can be visited. May with beautiful gardens, some of which are so beautifully constructed and maintained, that a visit to the garden is more important than the to castle itself.

Caves

The prehistoric caves at Les Eyzies and Montignac and the Gouffre de Padirac beautifully situated near the pilgrimage town of Rocamadour form the highlights of their visit to the Périgord for many vacationers.

Cuisine

It goes without saying that you wwould also like to discover the cuisine of the region during your holiday. You are in luck, because the cooking in the Dordogne is one of the best in France, with a leading role in specialties for nuts, truffles and foie gras.
Also, the wine region of Bergerac, with its 12 appellations, is renowned for its fine wines. The Pécharmant is said to be the best red wine from the region. Even more famous is the Monbazillac liqueur wine, consumed as aperitif as well as dessert wine.

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