Tips

Tip 1 : Elegancy & Luxury

At 25 minutes from Bergerac airport, discover a luxurious accommodation in the heart of the Dordogne valley: the Château Mont d'Onel

Perched on a hill with magnificent views over the village Couze Saint Front and the river Dordogne, this historic 13th century château and grounds are back to their former glory. Situated in-between Bergerac and Sarlat-la-Canéda, it is located in an ideal position to explore the fabulous Dordogne

This exclusive resort offers luxurious Bed & Breakfast facilities as well as four beautiful and exclusive gîtes in the gardens at therear. The bed in each room will be either the "CHESTERFIELD" from Relyon or the "TAW","TORRIDGE" or "YEALM" from our British Beds Worldwide's own stunning "DARTMOOR" brand.

Facilities on site also include a heated swimming pool and tennis court, with many other activities available locally.

Price start at 99€/ night

www.montdonel.com (External link)

Château la Thuilière » in St Front de Pradoux, situated in-between Bordeaux and Périgueux.

The historic building dates back to the 19th century and has been masterfully restored. Its interior boasts a stylish mix of chateau romance and modern furnishings: in the public areas especially, like the entrance hall and the living room, you’ll sense the historic feel. The 5 guest rooms are decorated in a distinctly modern but also in-keeping style and offer all the amenities you need.

Depending on the weather, the delicious morning breakfast is served either in the garden or the dining room. In the evening, a freshly prepared, multi-course menu is available.

www.lathuiliere.net (External link)

Tip 2: Apply for your free Périgord Pass

An essential companion for your holiday or short break
When you make your holiday booking, make sure you apply for your free 2014 Périgord Pass. This book of coupons offering a range of discounts is valid for every member of your family or group of friends.

To apply for the pass, all you need to do is to send us your personal details (last name, first name and postal address) by e-mail or phone and the card will be sent out to you by post.

Contact: cdt24doc@tourismeperigord.com (External link)

Tips 3 : Gastronomic and guided tours

Out of season, the Dordogne also enjoys many food celebrations – Périgord Black Truffle markets from December through February; Walnut fair in February and Goose fair in March, plus many more.

Duck & Truffle is run by four friends, living in Trémolat with a passion for the Dordogne, its history, food and wine. They would like to share there passion with you in our out of season gastro guided tours. http://www.duckandtruffle.com (External link)

Tip 4: French cooking classes

Sleep in 3 luxury holiday homes with French Cooking Classes & Workshops in the Dordogne valley

http://perigordhome.com/eng/pages/view/10/french-cooking-classes-workshops (External link)

Tip 5: Truffle week-end in The Perigord

Nadine & Eric, will help you to discover, search for (dog or fly) and cook truffles (Tuber melanosporum). You will stay in a typical Perigord house.

http://www.perigord-reservation.com/en/sejours-randonnees-stages/truffle-week-end-in-black-perigord-975.html (External link)

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