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Make a holiday rental apartment or villa for self-catering accommodation holidays in Villamblard in France (18685)

The Aquitaine area is an unimaginably striking historic province in south-western France and will become your home away from home. The hamlet of Villamblard is in point of fact situated in the gorgeous Dordogne area, Perigord Pourpre and is rather close to Bordeaux. In this extraordinary locale you will find utterly charming holiday apartments, gorgeous cabins and quiet villas all in the soothing settings of the Dordogne to transport you to the most supreme holiday possible in France.

Places to visit on holiday to the Villamblard

First you must imagine a very special holiday that iscompletely free of traffic noise and pollution. Next you may decide to go on an excursion of castle hunting, for there are a tremendous amount of castles in the area such as the Chateau de Biron, Chateau de Bonaguil, Chateau de Bourdeilles, Chateau de Commarque, Chateau de Gavaudun, Chateau de Puyguilhem, and also the Chateau de Puymartin. Many of these castles played a very important part in the Hundred Year’s War, and are built with large stones in order to be totally fortified against marauders.

Do not miss a lovely village known as Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, a bastide town known as Beaumont-du-Perigord, Belves another village, an abbey village by the name of Cadouin,   an incredible cave system called Font-de-Gaume,   a medieval village named Issigeac, Les Eyzies a prehistoric centre, Riberac a lovely market town and Thiviers yet another market town. As you drive around be sure and see the renowned viewpoint named Tremolat, as well as VezereValley, which is a World Heritage Site. There you can see two interesting museums: the Musee National de Prehistoire and the Musée de l'Abri Pataud, as well as Troglodyte villages and prehistoric cave systems. Villamblard is proud to say that it has its own Post office, bank, hairdressers, bars, grocers, bakers, and butchers as well as a weekly market.

Things to do in the Villamblard

You will find that tennis courts are offered for hire in Villamblard. The Dordogne, Vezere as well as the Isle Rivers are fabulous for canoeing. There is always wine tasting being offered at the variety of chateaux in the area. There are plentiful leisure parks, fresh water fishing, water sports such as canoeing, kayaking and row boating, bathing, hiking, walking, horseback riding, and golf as well. One of the “must do’s” is mountain biking, which will allow you to see totally incomparable views. Or if you wish you might go on hot air balloon rides for the thrill of a lifetime or even paragliding. No matter what you choose to do all of it is offered within the peaceful settings of the Dordogne is sure to offer a relaxing experience like no other. You will also find that there are weekly markets seemingly just made for you to sample the freshest locally produced fruits and acquire such gastronomic delights as their foie gras and even perhaps some magret de canard. The cheeses that are produced here are said to be entirely extraordinary. Or if you so desire you might obtain fresh trout, duck, walnuts, truffles and perhaps goose liver pate in order to taste all of the astounding victuals of the region!

Weather in the Villamblard

The best way to describe it is that it is cold in winter and very warm in summer, however if you go during fall or spring, you should find extremely temperate weather.

Travel to the Villamblard

It is very highly recommend having or hiring a car for Villamblard, though the area does present itself well to motorcycles. You can get to nearby Bergerac, where there is an International airport via British Airways flights from London Gatwick. Or Flybe flights from Southampton, Easy Jet flights from London, Luton and finally BMIBaby flights from Birmingham and Manchester. It is also feasible to get to Villamblard by train via the Channel Tunnel and then the TGV. There is always an SNCF station nearby. Depending on what you wish to visit and if you have the time available, you may also drive there, using one of the ferry ports such as Dieppe, Calais or Dunkirk.

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                                                                                                      Villamblard Holiday Homes & Cottages (300+)

                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                      Great accommodation in a great enviroment!

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                                                                                                      Well looked after apartment, very clean and modern inside, well equipped, very friendly hosts (do speak English) and a great starting point to explore the Dordogne. Also recommended for cyclists! Nearby Riberac (2miles) offers everything from restaurants to weekly market. Would always go back to have holidays there again!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017

                                                                                                      Just right for two

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                                                                                                      What a great find. Perfectly situated to enjoy the many lovely spots in the Dordogne and relaxing after returning from a day out.A very comfortable gite with everything you could want to have an enjoyable stay. Pascale and Dominique are great hosts, very friendly and helpful. We would definitely recommend the gite for a great stay.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017