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Dordogne

Dordogne Tips:

The Vézelay Route to Santiago de Compostela (GR654)

Visit Josephine Baker’s castle in Les Milandes.
Les Milandes is the castle where Josephine Baker lived with her more than 20 adopted children. It is possible to visit the castle and the garden.

Tips for staying in the Dordogne

In a little village near Belves. By car Cahors is 45 minutes (Belves is north-west of Cahors between Cahors and Perigueux). Chateau Bizon (Mont Pazier) 30 min., the medieval city of Sarlat 30 min., Le Roque Gageac 20 min., chateau Montfort 20 min., Les Eyzies 20 min., Chateau Castelnaud 20 min., Chateau Beynac 20 min., Bergerac 45 min., Perigueux 50 min, Rocamadour 45 min., Grotte de Lascaux 50 min, Souillac 45 min:
Gîte (vacation house)
in the domaine Cournet Haut with several houses. Each of the houses – comfortable, very private and restful- has a living room with kitchen or kitchnette, bathroom or shower room, separate toilets and a private terrace with barbecue and garden furniture. Each house is equipped with direct-line telephones, dishwasher and oven. There is shaded parking in the grounds of the domaine. Facilities on site are a large swimming pool with jet-stream, a tennis court (floodlit after dark), mountain bikes (child seats available), table tennis, climbing frames, slide and sandpit; communal lounge with library, board games and TV set. On site laundry with washing machine and tumble drier.

The owners are speaking english and can give all details and routes. In the neigbourhood are colourful markets. Opportunities for local outings: rambling. cycling, canoeing, riding and light aircraft trips from Domme.

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Last updated on February 10th 2011