Les Girouteaux and ensemble of 3 charming gites in the Dordogne, France.
LA MAISON BLEU sleeps up to 10 people, 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms, spacious open plan living area with log burner, well equipped kitchen. Lovely dining area next to double doors looking over the grounds. Private Patio with table and chairs with BBQ, overlooking gardens.
LA PETITE MAISON sleeps 4-5 people 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, open plan living area with bed settee, kitchen and dining area. Pivate Patio with table and chairs with BBQ overlooking gardens.
LA FENIL sleeps up to 5 people 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, open plan living area with bed settee, modern well equipped kitchen, dining area. Private patio with table, chairs and BBQ, surrounded by climbing roses.
Set in 1 hectare of land with pool and children's play area, walking distance to shops, bars and restaurants. Weekly rental includes bed linen, bath towels, cots/highchairs, satellite TV, DVD/CD Player, washing machine, iron, hairdryer,welcome pack etc. Pool has plenty of sun loungers whilst the children's play area includes trampoline with safety netting, pirate ship, play house and swings etc. Large games room. Private fishing river at bottom of gardens.
Les Eyzies : Les Girouteaux is situated on the edge of the village that provides all the local amenities you require such as bakery/patisserie, butcher, small supermarket, post office/cash machine, tourist office, cafes, restaurants, bars. There is also access to the river Vezere where you can picnic, swim or hire canoes
There is a museum of prehistory and a fabulous collection of prehistoric sites including the Font de Gaume. Bicycle hire is available from the Tourist office and if you are a horse lover there is a fabulous riding school for treks through the surrounding Dordogne countryside (all ages and abilities are catered for).
All around within a short distance of Les Eyzies are the sights and cultural events that the Dordogne Valley is famous for. Sarlat the medieval market town, with its Michelin starred restaurants and cafes and famous street markets and stalls is a 20 minute drive
The Dordogne: The Dordogne River formed the historic frontier between France and England during the Hundred Years War along its banks are a thousand and one castles steeped in legend to explore and witness the centuries of history and mixed cultures.
With its gorgeous countryside and spectacular cuisine the Dordogne in the South West of France really has it all. Whether your visit is to look back in time to the first cave dwellers or relive the medieval conquests or delight in the areas renowned culinary tradition or just to relax and enjoy the many leisure and sporting activities the area offers, one thing we can be sure of your visit will be unforgettable.
On almost every Dordogne menu diners will be tempted by the local delicacy of duck served in many difference but equally delicious guises from Confit de Canard to the well know Foie Gras
The Dordogne is also reknowned for truffles, mushrooms and walnuts. Truffles are luxuriously expensive whilst walnut trees cover great areas of the Do
The Area: The area surrounding Les Girouteaux gites is full of things to do and places to see from castles, prehistory, beau villages, bastide towns to wine tasting, gourmet restaurants, swimming and canoeing. The Dordogne area is perfect for friends and families to enjoy a stimulating but relaxing holiday with a wealth of new things to view and do.
We will be happy to answer any questions you may have. We have extensive knowledge of the area and would be delighted to give advice on the many attractions available or any other enquiries.
HOW TO GET THERE
Several budget airlines fly into the area Ryanair, Easyjet, Flybe, bmi baby and airports are at Bordeaux 2hrs, Limoges 1.45 hr, Bergerac 45 mins, Toulouse 2.5 hrs, Brive – Souillac airport from 2009 1 hr.
Brittany Ferries – Caen 6.5 hours, St Malo 6.5 hours,
P&O – Bilbau – 5.25 hours
Eurotunnel – Calais – 7.5 hours.
Paris is approximately 350 miles of which 300 is motorway.
Cost of tolls approximately £25.00 each way.