The town of Bergerac

The town of Bergerac is known for having the same name as the famous hero of Edmond Rostand, “Cyrano de Bergerac”, it likes to pay homage to him, in particular thanks to a statue in his likeness. This city of Art and History is a charming, lively, cobbled town on the banks of the Dordogne, from where you can take a walk on the water aboard a a barge. We advise you to take a trip to 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 Europ'Hôtel reception

The wine route

More than 140 passionate winegrowers continue to bring to life the know-how and the inimitable taste of their characterful wines. Each farm, each château and each winemaker make 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 area. region.

Lake Pombonne

Less than 10 minutes by car, you will be on the banks of Lac de Pombonne. In summer, swimming is free and supervised from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., allowing you to enjoy the Dordogne sun during a lazy afternoon or relaxation in Bergerac. You will find on site observation places to discover local fauna and flora, snacks and numerous 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, the town center of Bergerac is full of small traditional restaurants where you can discover local specialties: foie gras, truffles, wines, strawberries, nuts and porcini mushrooms. We invite you to 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 recommend visiting, in particular, the Lascaux Cave, which is a reproduction of the masterpieces created by Cro-Magnon Man, the Proumeyssac Chasm, 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 world. 

The gardens of Dordogne

Less than a hundred kilometers from our establishment are the most beautiful gardens in Dordogne. For quiet afternoons or walks in a green setting, we advise you to go to the Jardins panoramics of Limeuil, 2-hectare English-style gardens overlooking the village, The Water Gardens, offering a resplendent view of the wild banks of the Dordogne, and finally the Jardins du Bouquet comprising a 2 kilometer path, a large part of which is undergrowth .

The town of Sarlat

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