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Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

The Bergerac vineyard

Bergerac, Monbazillac, Pécharmant, Montravel, Saussignac - magic words that translate into reds and rosés, or dry, mellow or syrupy whites. Coming here means slowing down the pace of life... whether you attend a tasting, or come for a wine break, you are sure to experience some exceptional moments.

Out & about

  • Bergerac: historic quarter, Maison des Vins (Récollets cloister), museums
  • Wine route
  • Region of fortified villages and medieval towns
  • Dordogne & Périgord: execptional heritage (caves, archaeological sites, châteaux, abbeys and priories), medieval villages, cities of Art and History, nature, great cuisine

Many airline connections
http://www.bergerac.aeroport.fr (External link)

A unique experience

School of oenophiles
A scool that familiarises you with the wines of Bergerac, teaches you about the vineyard and takes you on a tasting adventure. Vine stock rental at Domaine La Queyssie in Saussignac Tour and tasting session with 3 bottles of château wine and the rental of 6, 12, 18 or 24 vine stocks. Bed & Breakfast and dinner of quality. Winemaker for a day at Château Haut Garrigue, near Bergerac On an organic-farmed, biodynamic vineyard, Caroline Feely, a WSET* accredited trainer and winemaker at Château Haut Garrigue near the renowned Château Monbazillac, is offering the “Winemaker for a day” package, including a wine tasting course, lunch and the creation of a unique blend of wine. French/English)
*Wine and Spirit Education Trust


Château des Vigiers - www.vigiers.com (External link)
La Chartreuse du Bignac - www.abignac.com (External link)
La Métairie www.la-metairie.com (External link)
Golf Restaurant Les Merles www.lesmerles.com (External link)Le manoir du Grand Vignoble www.manoirdugrandvignoble.com (External link)