For many here in Britain, the Dordogne always conjured up images of bygone rural England, much like an imaginary and warmer version of the Cotswolds at a slow rural pace of life. There would be buildings of honey-coloured stone and fields of rich green, with wild multi-coloured flowers and villages of very friendly locals.
Bounties of Bordeaux Wine Cruise- Where else can you enjoy a self-serve wine bar on-board a barge? September may sound like a long way away but if your holiday in Bordeaux extends into September, and you are a lover of French wine, you may be interested in attending the Bounties of Bordeaux Wine Cruise 2011.
The caves of Lascaux are given a clean bill of health and are now a must see attraction in the Dordogne. Since they were discovered in the 1940s by a couple of schoolboys inquisitively scrambling around the Dordogne countryside, the Lascaux caves, near the village of Montignac, have been one of the Dordogne’s top tourist
When thinking about the Dordogne, one usually tends to imagine scenes of rural bliss. Mighty rivers flowing through green pastures, thick woodlands, rolling hillsides and quaint pretty villages immediately spring to mind. Whilst these scenes of rustic rapture are most definitely a true representation of this beautiful region of France, its lively theatre scene is
France is a country of stunningly diverse landscapes. Its beauty is propelled into the hearts of its visitors with one of its greatest pleasures being the many impressive and imposing rivers the country proudly boasts. Like the country’s picturesque, well-maintained and relatively empty roads provide for a cyclist’s rapture, France’s great rivers entice a fisherman
The Dordogne is one of those places you simply never forget as a tourist. It’s stoopped in history and offers an incredible range of things to do and see. The North tends to be more about the green rolling hills, vineyards, forests and prairies, whilst the south (the more popular) is culturally rich with numerous
La Périgourdine is a villa we’ve recently added to pur portfolio and is located in the north of the Lot-et-Garonne on the border to the Dordogne somewhere between Chateau Le Pintre and Chopine Haut and just out of the Bastide of Castillonnés. It’s also situated just 20mins drive from Bergerac airport.
Villa Le Rual is a very attractive house. It’s in lovely high location between fields and woods that are easily accessible and fantastic for walks. If you’re looking for a little peace and quiet then you can’t go far wrong. The property is completely private and the ideal place to visit if you don’t have
We’ve been busy compiling our new Vintage Travel Villa Holiday Brochures for Spain/the Balearics and Portugal, France/Italy/Gozo and Croatia and Greece/Turkey and are proud to report that they’re printed and ready to go! These brochures are by far our best yet with some stunning photography throughout as well as a dramatic increase in choice of villa holiday in some of