Situated in South West France, Bergerac is a perfect location for an idyllic getaway for both couples and families alike. Bergerac is in at the very heart of the Dordogne region so it's a great gateway to allow you to explore this beautiful region.
Stay within the town of Bergerac itself, the largest and most important market town in the region, bursting with history and character. The town has had an interesting history and although hit hard by the War of Religions in the 16th century, it's now a picturesque town known for its beautiful old town and great gastronomy. For those who love to wander, this quaint and compact city is easily explored on foot; stroll through its elegant medieval streets, sunlit squares and bustling street markets. One of the recommended museums here is the Tobacco Museum which gives visitors an in depth insight into the history of this important crop for the region. However if that doesn’t appeal to you then why not try the National Wine and River Navigation Museum, which again tells the story of this area.
Venture outside into the picturesque area of Dordogne, filled with quaint villages, impressive chateaux and prehistoric cave paintings, which truly illustrates the beauty of the French countryside. The food scene in the entire area, including Bergerac, rivals some of France’s very best with countless fantastic restaurants and a buzzing café scene. Try the many delicacies the area boasts including duck, cheeses, truffles and of course, its fantastic selection of wines.
Often seen as a romantic break, Dordogne also has a wealth of villas and French cottages so is equally perfect for a family escape. There are lots to do in the area to ensure a fabulous holiday together; from completing the treetop trails at the Accrozabres activity park to go karting to spending the day at the Jacquou Parc, complete with a water park, animal farm and funfair.