Dordogne Nontron Gites and Bed & Breakfast

Local Area Information

Perigord Vert as its aptly named has so much to offer in terms of diversity. Rich landscapes, National parks, hundreds of kilometres of walks, cycle routes and bridal paths.

Many places of historic and natural beauty, all within easy reach. Located 5 minutes drive from both Nontron and St Pardoux La Riviere and a further twenty minutes to the medieval town of Brantome. The Little Venice of the South West is classed as one of 'les Plus Beaux Detours' in France with its stunning architecture, gastronomique restaurants and Benedictine Abbey.

Throughout the year there are concerts, fêtes and events to celebrate everything imaginable!

Jazz, salt, flowers, onions, garlic, cheese, cepes and chestnuts to name a few, are all celebrated throughout the year. The largest gathering being the famous Nontron knives festival when thousands visit from several continents to celebrate the age old tradition of knife making Nontronaise. Any excuse to throw a fete and celebrate the good things in life, that's the Perigord Vert Nontron way!

Fifty minutes drive to Limoge City and Airport. Forty minutes to both Angouleme and Perigueux, the cultural and Gastronomic capital of the Dordogne.

Sarlat Le Canada to the east and Bordeaux to the west are lovely day trips and both reachable within 2 hours. Le Puy is without a doubt, the ideal location to discover the Aquitaine region and Dordogne department.

This area offers all you desire from an authentic, French holiday on your doorstep at Le Puy. Looking for an exciting family adventure or a "tranquille vacance",  the choice is  yours...