Discover our heritage

On the borders of Limousin, Quercy and Auvergne

You can imagine the wide variety of landscapes, architecture, terroirs, sports activities that this has in store for you! We present some of them to you, because
in the Dordogne Valley, what an amazing journey!

Side picturesque villages:

Our local rural heritage is very rich and surprises our guests who leave amazed....

  • A collection of picturesque villages  some of which proudly bear the label"most beautiful villages in France"   Argentat-sur-Dordogne, Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne, Curemonte, Collonges-la-Rouge, Turenne, Autoire, and as far as Salers on the Auvergne side...
  • La Xaintrie : a plateau dotted with a multitude of small villages which have kept intact a peasant architecture and a remarkable natural environment: theChapelle-St-Géraud, Reygades, St Julien-aux-Bois, Rilhac-Xaintrie, Auriac, Bassignac-le-Haut, Mercoeur
  • the sanctuary of Rocamadour clinging to its rock..

On the castle side....

  • Aubazine Abbey and the Monks' Canal
  • the ruins of the Tours de Merle
  • Of the castle   of Castelnau-Bretenoux, imposing fortified castleat the castle  de Montal, and the delicacy of the Renaissance style,
  • the castles of Cantal very close: castle of the Vigne, of Anjony, of Pesteils,

On the natural heritage side

  • You will be enchanted by the caves and chasms: the very famous Gouffre de Padirac, the caves of Près , de la Cave ..;
  • And what could be more spectacular and refreshing than the waterfalls! The Murel or Gimel waterfalls, the Autoire circus waterfall,
  • Natural sites transformed intoindustrial sites give amazing places! You will thus discover the slate quarries of Travassac or the large dams on the Dordogne that nature has integrated into the horizon...

and even !

  • I could tell you about a trip in a barge on the reservoir of the Chastang dam upstream from Argentat.
  • From the Haut Quercy tourist railway with its steam locomotive, and its magnificent route!
  • or local farmers' markets which enliven our village squares in the summer months! 

so see you at breakfast, for more details!