The beauty of the villages and gardens of the Pérgord
Day 1 :
An early morning visit to Château de Milandes (15th-19th century) and its French style gardens, the Josephine Baker Museum and a falconry show. After lunch, a guided tour through the thousands of box trees in the Suspended Gardens of Marqueyssac at Vézac. From the belvedere high above the Dordogne River there is a spectacular panoramic view of the castles and La Roque Gageac, one of the "most beautiful villages of France", the embarkation point for a boat trip in a scow (traditional falt bottomed wooden boat) .
Check in, dinner and ivernight in a 3-star hotel.
Day 2 :
Cadiot Gardens : the ten colour-themed terraced gardens are spread over 2 hectares including a rose garden full of ancient varieties, a peony garden... are on the programme for the morning. Scrambled eggs with truffles are on the lunch menu at the truffle growers. The afternoon continues the hunt of the black diamond with a visit to a truffle plantation.
Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Day 3 : Overlooking the valley of the Vézère River, Château de Losse has remained unchanged since the 16th century. Fall for the charm of this elegant Renaissance dwelling surrounded by ditches and ramparts as well as the "remarkable gardens".
After lunch the subconscious is awakened during a tour throught the 6 ha contemporary creation "Les Jardins de ’lImaginaire". The afternoon ends with a visit to Saint Léon sur Vézère, one of the "most beautiful villages of France" nestling on a bend of the river.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 :
The panoramic gardens of Limeuil offers an unsurpassed view of the merging of the Dordogne and Vézère Rovers. Discover contemporary themed spaces, a cosmopolitan arboretum, a landscaped park and interpretation pathways on the trees, landscaped park and interpretation on the trees, landscapes and small boats. Lunch at a Ferme Auberge (Farmhouse inn) is followed by a guided tour of the Jardins d’Eyrignac at Sallignac Eyvigues, exceptional French style gardens essentially planted with beech, yew boxwood and cypress that are considered one of the most beautiful gardens in France. The stay ends with a visit to the village of Saint Amand de Coly where the 12th century fortified Abbey is considered the most beautiful fortified church in the Perigord.
4 days, 3 nights
From 417 € in hotel***
Lover of listed villages and gardens, this Périgord holiday is for you!
The price includes :
3 nights half-board in a 3-star hotel
Meals as described in the programme (1/4L wine and coffee included)
Entrance to all suggested visits
Guided tours as indicated in the programme
The price does not include :
Insurances (2.5% of total price)
Provision of professional guide during the stay (supplement: 286€/day/guide)
Valid between Easter and 01 Novermber
Phone : 05 53 35 71 22