This gite sleeps 2 in style, just moments away from all that Gourdon has to offer. The medieval town of Gourdon, close to world famous Rocamadour, is situated in one of the richest historical regions in France, offering the biggest concentration of prehistoric sites in the world. Gourdon is a perfect base to explore the region, which boasts vineyards, châteaux, caves, medieval history, canoeing, golf, horse riding, hot air ballooning and much more.
The nearby boulevard offers shops, restaurants and a Saturday market, making it ideal for those who love to idle away the hours in old winding streets or drinking coffee in pavement cafes. A real opportunity to immerse oneself in French life and rub shoulders with the hospitable Gourdonnais!
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Gourdon is a friendly town with a population of 5000. In summer there is an open-air heated swimming pool. The town also has a 2 screen cinema with some films showing in the original English. As well as the large Saturday market there are additional markets throughout the summer, selling local farm produce and hand-made crafts.
The town hosts several events throughout the year from flea markets to music recitals and medieval reinactments.
It is possible to travel to Gourdon by train. There is bike hire available in the town. There is also a nearby lake where it is possible to swim. Gourdon is surrounded by spectacular countryside and there are some good walks to do. We keep a small cool box, thermos and picnic things at the cottage to help with your days out.
Within an hour radius of Gourdon there are a very large number of places to visit. There are a good deal of medieval bastide towns, châteaux, vineyards, prehistoric sites, caves, gardens and museums.
To get here there are 5 possible airports (Brive-Dordogne, Bergerac, Limoges, Toulouse and Rodez) as well as the train (Paris-Toulouse line) so getting here is easy. The town is just 20 minutes west of the main A20 motorway. We would be happy to advise on your travel plans if you let us know where you will be coming from.