The city of Bergerac

The city of Bergerac is known for having the same name as the famous hero of Edmond Rostand, "Cyrano de Bergerac", she likes to pay tribute to him, in particular thanks to a statue in his effigy. This town of Art and History, is a charming lively and cobbled town on the banks of the Dordogne, from where you can take a walk on the water aboard a gabarre. We recommend that you take a tour of the Tobacco Museum, which traces the history and uses of this plant over more than 3,000 years of history.

To find out more about the town and its surroundings, we have made tourist books available to you at the reception of the Europ'Hotel.

The wine route

Over 140 passionate winegrowers continue to bring the know-how and the inimitable taste of their wines to life. Each farm, each chateau and each winemaker makes the reputation of Bergerac, Monbazillac, Sauvignon or Pécharmant wines. At the reception of your charming hotel in Bergerac, we can find you an itinerary to travel this famous wine route and discover the most famous cellars and vineyards of the region.

The Lac de Pombonne

Less than 10 minutes by car, you will be on the banks of Pombonne Lake. In summer, swimming is free and supervised from 11:30 am to 6:30 pm, enough to enjoy the Dordogne sun during an afternoon lazing or relaxing in Bergerac. You will find on-site observation points to discover the local flora and fauna, snacks and many events such as musical evenings.

Restaurants and markets

To fully immerse yourself in the local culture, you will have to taste the specialties of the region. For this, downtown Bergerac is full of small traditional restaurants where you can discover local specialties: foie gras, truffles, wines, strawberries, nuts and porcini mushrooms. We meet you on the traditional market of the town, around the Notre Dame church, every Wednesday and Saturday.

The caves of Dordogne

The Dordogne is known for hosting numerous chasms and caves, which will impress you with their history and their landscape. We advise you to visit, in particular, the Lascaux Cave, which is a reproduction of the masterpieces produced by the Man of Cro-Magnon, the Gouffre de Proumeyssac, open to the public since 1907, which houses the Crystal Cathedral , as well as the Gouffre de la Fage which is shared between the plant and mineral worlds.

Dordogne gardens

Less than a hundred kilometers from our establishment are the most beautiful gardens in the Dordogne. For peaceful afternoons or walks in a green setting, we advise you to go to the Panoramic Gardens of Limeuil, English gardens of 2 hectares overlooking the village, The Water Gardens, offering a resplendent view on the wild banks of the Dordogne, and finally the Jardins du Bouquet with a 2 km path, much of which is undergrowth.

The town of Sarlat

An hour's drive from our charming 3-star hotel in Bergerac is the charming town of Sarlat-la-Canéda. Sarlat is considered the capital of the Périgord Noir. This city of character will surprise you with its cobbled streets, its old houses and typical of the region, as well as by the softness of its landscapes. Sarlat has no less than 66 listed monuments. This medieval city hosts filming of vintage films and a film festival.