|uisseguin, the local village, has a boulangerie, village store, butcher, hairdresser and bar/restaurant. It is only two minutes away by car or fifteen minutes walking. The bar-restaurants in Lusac & Montagne are only five minutes away.
After relaxing on the poolside terrace, borrow bikes or walk through the timeless vineyards. Relax in the restaurants of the ancient square of Saint Emilion, the medieval wine city. Explore the beautiful villages and wine chateaux of the area with their ancient churches, shops and bar/restaurants. Experience the local night markets for their cuisine & incredibly cheap wines.
Visit Bergerac the
historic Dordogne town with its vines dating back to Roman times. Enjoy Arcachon for its beaches, oyster beds, water-park and Europe's largest sand dunes. Browse for “antiques” in the weekend junk markets. Explore Bordeaux the vibrant "grande dame" yet cosmopolitan city. Swim or build sand castles in Villefranche-de-Lonchat’s lake-side beach. Visit the Medieval castles and the golden-stone towns of Domme & Sarlat. Experience the Neolithic caves & sites of the Dordogne valley. See links below.
For the more energetic there is the nearby, tennis, horse riding, tandem cycle hire, fishing & canoeing on the Dordogne. Golf is available in the local towns of Libourne (10 miles) or St Emilion (6 miles) and at the luxurious Chateau des Vigiers (28 miles)
For the more adventurous there is ballooning, sand-flying/para-surfing, rock climbing & even potholing. Why not attend a French cooking course in a fabulous local wine chateau? Go to our Links page for more information.
Saint Emilion - The medieval wine city that is the jewal in the crown of the region.
Castillion la Bataille - Historic town situated on the banks of the Dordogne with a street market every Monday morning.
Villefranche-de-Lonchat - A pretty man made beach complex 15kms away. (see photo below)
Dune de Playa - the gorgeous Dune de Playa
Local Wine Cellar - the ancient, wine cellars nearby
Wine Tasting - Local Chateau owner samples the local wine
Ste. Foy-la-Grande - Has a colourful street market every Saturday.
Domme - A mountain village on the Dordogne River.
Sarlat - The superb golden medieval city with its nearby world famous Neolithic remains and cave paintings at Lascaux.
Bergerac - A historic town approximately 55kms away.
Arcachon - Sandy beaches and Europe's largest sand dunes at Pyla.
Bordeaux - This cosmopolitan city is approximately 40 minutes away.
Cap Ferret - Famous for its scrumptious seafood and oyster beds.
Please see the Links page for other attractions.