Experience a visit to a sturgeon farm
When connoisseurs think of caviar, their thoughts naturally always turn to Russia, and in particular to the luxurious caviar produced from the Beluga Huso huso sturgeon in the Caspian sea.
In France we also have a tradition of producing caviar from local species we have in the Gironde and the Dordogne. Experience a visit to a sturgeon farm and discover all the secret of making caviar in the Dordogne.
At the end of the visit you will enjoy a tasting with a glass of bubbling white wine !! Private guided tour of a sturgeon farm with a tasting.More Details
In a spectacular and unspoilt countryside
In a spectacular and unspoilt countryside, discover the castle of Commarque, a jewel of medieval history perched on top of a rock, surrounded by reminiscence of a medieval village and a troglodyte caves with traces of live from prehistoric times. At the end of the private guided tour you will be received by the owner and descendant of the family who owned the castle since the medieval time.
Then, experience a unique boat ride (private) along the Dordogne River with its breathtaking and the wonderful view of the castle of Beynac & Castelnaud & Fayrac. Other possibility: - Private visit to the Château des Milandes (Josephine Baker’s castle) with the present owner + Boat ride from La Roque Gageac or Beynac - Private visit to La Roque St Christophe + boat ride along the Dordogne RiverMore Details
Dordogne is the ideal place to discover ‘bastides’ & ‘chateaux
All day excursion to discover near Château des Vigiers, some bastides, new town built out of scratch mainly in the 13th-and 14th C. during the French-English war and extraordinary castles. Monpazier considered one of the most beautiful bastides in France, was founded in 1285 by Edward I, King of England.
To allow comparison you will also visit a French bastide, Villereal, founded in 1269 by Alphonse de Poitiers, brother of St. Louis, King of France. Your excursion will be completed by a private guided visit to the imposing Château de Biron (12th-18th C.) occupied by the same family from the 12th to the 20th C. Scenic road, walking tour of the village of Monpazier and Villeréal, private guided tour of Château de Biron or Bridoire..More Details
A day in the heart of a wine-growing area boasting thirteen AOCs.
Enjoy the wines that have made the shining reputation of this lovely wine-growing region, and encounter the people for whom this wine is a livelihood and a passion.
At the port of Bergerac, embark upon the Dordogne in a magnificent gabare.More Details
A gourmet day off the beaten path
Here, the environment is simply beautiful. Through the centuries, it has been shaped – and sometimes manhandled – by its inhabitants. Today, the UNESCO-listed Biosphere Reserve of the Dordogne River, which lends its name to the département, unveils its surprising and fragile biodiversity at its own pace along 483 km.
In a gabare or along the towpaths, through the discovery of a hydroelectric plant or fish ladder, let yourself go with the flow along one of the most beautiful rivers in France.More Details
A day filled with surprises!
In the land of the black Périgord truffle, savour this rare but accessible delicacy and encounter the people whose passions are deeply rooted in this land, for one day filled with deliciousMore Details
Dordogne & Bordeaux—Grand Wine Estates
Travel through time across the French countryside. In Dordogne, swans and boats glide along the meandering river. Quiet hamlets rest among walnut groves. Next there's Bordeaux, with the World Heritage site of St-Émilion. A grapevine-laden land graced with noble châteaux and world-famous vineyards. Discover these landscapes on two wheels.More Details
“Overall experience was amazing. The staff were helpful from day one when we contacted the Chateau and the team organised our wedding very well. Food was excellent although the wedding cake was slightly too sweet for us. Both of us, plus all of our guests said they would like to visit the beautiful Chateau again.”
“We have been coming to Vigiers for 11 years, the staff are so friendly and the general atmosphere very relaxing. The golf course was in excellent condition this year, the green staff have obviously been working hard. Hopefully we will be back next year. ”
“A great experience in a beautiful location, with friendly and helpful staff. Excellent dining, particularly les Fresques and the breakfasts. We would definitely recommend and plan to return!”