Au Goutil
The church in Saint Pardoux-Isaac

Sunset view from Au Goutil

Sun flowers view from road to Lauzun

Our farming neighbours

Duras Chateau through the entrance

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Some Places of Interest

Lauzun Take the lane opposite Goutil and turn right at the top of the lane and follow the road all the way into Lauzun, about 4Km. Patisserie, grocer's etc. open Sunday mornings.

Issigeac About 30 mins away, follow directions Lauzun then to Castillones and then towards Bergerac. Sign post to Issigeac about 5 mins heading towards Bergerac. Old medieval Bastide town with very good SUNDAY market; this is good because nothing else is open on Sundays.

Eymet Bastide town with a market on Thursday mornings. Large UK Ex Pat community and a number of English owned shops and bars, there is an Internet café as well.

Biron Chateau Open to the public and good surrounding views

Duras About 30 mins away head out of Miramont towards Bergerac and just outside of Miramont signposted on the left. Historic Chateau you can visit with nice views, vineyards and wine shops etc.

Bergerac The 'Old Town' area is full of small shops, artists' galleries, restaurants, etc. Park by the riverfront and walk up through the maze of small streets.

Dordogne Places to see: Basically anywhere along the river has something of interest, some we know are; Belves Beynac-et-Cazenac

Montflanquin Lovely bastide town with excellent surrounding views

Villeneuve-sur-Lot Larger town situated on the river nice shopping area in old town.

Pujols Small picturesque village, one of the prettiest in the region and just next to Villeneuve-sur-Lot.

Laparade (Close to Castlemoron-sur-Lot) Small Bastide village with excellent views over the river Lot. Popular evening food market on Tuesday's in the summer.

Days Out / Seaside & Beaches

Visit Arcachon area, it is quicker to go via Marmande and take the motorway to Bordeaux than via Bergerac / cross country. If you are young and fit then you may want to visit Dune du Pilat and climb the steps to the top of the largest sand dune in Europe, nearly 400 feet high. Biscarosse - lake and beach area, very sandy, warm and shallow water, good for children.

Sarlat/SARLAT-LA-CANÉDA, capital of Périgord Noir, lies in a hollow between hills 10km or so back from the Dordogne river. You hardly notice the modern town, as it's the mainly fifteenth- and sixteenth-century houses of the vieille ville in mellow, honey-coloured stone that draw the attention.

Perigueux Situated on the bank of the river Isle, it is a very interesting town where you will find roman ruins such as the Vésonne Tower and "les Arènes"(unfortunately converted into a fortress during the Hundred Years War) alongside some extraordinary Romanesque Churches.