Exploring the area

The retreat is situated in the Périgord Vert, the northern region of the Dordogne, so named because of the lush green woodlands and meadows. The area is one of unspoiled vistas, hillsides, rivers and forests.

Perfect for access to the attractions such as the bustling market town of Thiviers (8 minute drive) with local shops, St Jean de Cole (one of France’s Les Plus Beaux Villages de France), supermarkets etc.; the historic ‘Venice of Périgord’, Brantôme (the Venice of Perigord Vert!), Hautefort (with its impressive castle), Perigueux (the capital of the Dordognes), and within easy distance of Dordogne attractions such as The green way cycle pathGrotte de VillarsSarlat, Brive-la-Gaillarde, Bergerac, Le-Bugue, Beynac, Martel and Rocamadour.


Getting to the Retreat

Nearest Airports

Bergerac (1hr15 drive)
Limoges (1hr drive)
Bordeaux (2hr drive)

Rental Cars
Limoges  : Buggs, Enterprise, Hertz, Thrifty
Bergerac  : Buggs, Enterprise, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt

Bordeaux: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Gold Car, Hertz, Loca Malin, Sixt

Nearest Train Station to the retreat is Thiviers.

Train Connections 1: Bergerac to Périgueux to Thiviers

Train Connections 2: Limoges Bénédictins to Thiviers

Train Connections 3: Bordeaux St-Jean to Thiviers

Consult train websites: www.sncf.com/fr, www.raileurope.com, www.thetrainline.com/fr

Bordeaux Taxis

Bordeaux Transfers Service


Taxi Bordeaux: 0777862639

 Bergerac Taxis

Taxi Price Comparison Site (Good Prices)

Jacques Paraire 0033 6 72 73 04 89/0033 6 74 41 70 13

Abeillea Taxis24@hotmail.fr 0033 553233232


Bergerac Bus Service


 Limoges Taxis

Taxi Price Comparison Site (Good Prices)

Artisans 0033 555383838 www.taxis87.com

Taxis Cyrille Lamargot 0033 5 55 08 20 44


Thiviers Taxis



Private Drivers (Native English Speaker)

Mark Pope 0033 6 49 49 92/markpopedriver1@gmail.com

Paul and Maggie Bradford 0033670362394/margaretbradford64@gmail.com

Gary Brown 0033 6 38 66 15 64/phototour@outlook.fr