The Owen family wrote a very nice account of their winter stay with us at Les Chouettes. Well they came back in spring and we're equally enthralled.
From the moment we set foot in the Périgord Noir (Black Périgord) of Dordogne we simply fell in love with the place. We have reveled in the cuisine, the winelands, the history and the ambiance. I have captured a typical holiday blog to show you what you could experience by... Continue reading
Lunch at the local hotel – Le Vieux Logis Superb! Katy’s birthday was a wonderful celebration. We just loved every moment – each dish was an enormous burst of flavour. Life is about great company and wonderful wine and food in the most awesome place. One of the great things... Continue reading
There are many fascinating castles that are well worth a visit: Chateau Beynac: I have had a personal interest in Chateau Beynac as it was once owed by the family “Beaumont” which is my maiden name. The movie Joan of Arc was shot at the Chateau. Chateau Castelnaud: Was built... Continue reading
The Perigord is an area rich in the history of Early Man. Experience 400,000 years in the Perigord. The VEZERE VALLEY is also known as the valley mankind. Homo sapiens settled in caves in the chalky cliffs. There a few wonderful sites you can visit and appreciate the paintings which... Continue reading
One of the most exciting things to do is to see the area by HOT AIR BALLOON. Even if you are not so brave to go up in a balloon – it is the most amazing sight to see the balloon floating peacefully above you. See www.montgolfiere-du-perigord.com. The AIR CHATEAUX COMPANY... Continue reading
There are many fantastic trails. The Perigord is a little paradise of unspoilt scenery, of stunning landscapes and cultural treasures. For more information on walking trails see www.franceonfoot.com. Les Chouettes has 7 Adult and 2 childrens bicycles for you to use. Many of our guests have enjoyed peddling into Le Bugue,... Continue reading
Boat Trips Les Gabarres (Flat bottom boats) are a great way to discover the Dordogne River. You are able to take the Gabarre from the village of Baynac (Park next to the river below the Beynac castle) and from RocqueGageac it is truly a wonderful experience. The Beynac castle, in... Continue reading