The Dordogne département is the picture-perfect image of the French countryside, a gentle landscape of hills, hilltop towns, turreted mansions and green woods. Named after the river.
Things To Do
Where to begin?
Canoeing on the Dordogne.
Using the canoe base at St. Vincent D'Cosse, you are taken upstream to glide past numerous Chateaux, & discrete chalets selling chips, beer, icecream & so on.
Rambling in the forest.
You will find St Marcel du Perigord 15Km East of Bergerac, (With air routes to England, Scotland, Holland, Belgium, & Ireland),
& 7Km North of Lalinde, which is on the Dordogne river.
Le Manoir De St Marcel,Saint Marcel Du Perigord,24510, S...
Le Manoir (6 bedrooms, sleeps 13).
You enter Le Manoir from the grassy quadrangle into the hall.
La Grange (4 bedrooms, sleeps 8).
Situated facing the quadrangle, this interesting conversion offers you an airy space & comfortable surroundings. Its trump card is the double heig...
La Petite Maison (3 bedrooms, sleeps 6).
This original rose covered cottage was at one time a farm-worker's cottage. You will find it in pole-position for the restaurant in St. Marcel du Peri...
La Porcherie (2 bedrooms, sleeps 5).
This characterful former pigsty is a favourite with children! It's quirky layout make it perfect for 'hide & seek'. The kitchen is the central hub...
Le Pigeonnier (1 bedroom, sleeps 2/3).
This romantic & rustic pigeon tower has been restored sympathetically to retain much of its old-world charm. The tower is built into the bank on t...
It was so good we bought the house next door.
I always holiday here with my partner.
Jonny Coupland, Brighton
We stayed at three gîtes in France this year, & La Porcherie was the best one.