Parks & Gardens: Les Jardins Sothys

These botanical gardens covering an area of 3.7ha have been created upon the initiative of the beauty product company SOTHYS. Based around the theme of cosmetics, the gardens are made up of 5 different...

Rouffiac Lake in the Heart of a 100 ha Wooded Park

In the heart of a 100 ha wooded park, on the bank of one of the largest ponds in Périgord, the Rouffiac leisure resort offers many different activities. A walk along the lake invites you to discover the...

Visit the Beautiful Château Hautefort

The middle ages : the time of warriors The first owner of the estate was Guy de Lastours, around the year 1000. Gouffier de Lastours, one of this descendents, is thought to be one of the 30 knights who...

Charity Shop: Emmaus

This is one of these hidden treasures that not a lot of people will know about when visiting. There are 2 shops nearby, one in Brive and one in Limoges, you will be able to find some lovely plates, books,...

Quick Guide to French Table Manners

I found this article online, very handy, not sure we will be needing these in the country though. Still a good read.. Whether you will be dining out in a French restaurant or invited to a dinner party while...

Richard the Lion Heart – Historic Route

Limousin, autonomous region and historically prized since antiquity, contains in lush rolling countryside and an important artistic and cultural heritage, combined, to a rich religious and military...
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A Treasure Trove: Renovating Gite Pont Vert

This year we have added Maison Pont Vert to our books, we will have Pont Vert  up and running by end of  2014 and will be ready for rent. Maison Pont Vert was just a too good house to let go, we can see lots...