sleeps 12 / 6 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms
Get To Know Les Rivieres
Our labour of love since 2003, Les Rivieres nestles in the tranquil Lizonne River valley in the Perigord Vert natural park. Eight acres of gardens, woods and wild meadows, this is rural Dordogne at its best. Our five gites provide great family-friendly accommodation with shady geranium-covered terraces and fabulous views over the valley. Each gite has a fully-equipped kitchen, superking size beds, both French & English TV channels, WiFi Internet, outdoor dining and lounging areas and access to the pool. We offer a wide variety of activities for all ages including a games barn, gym, hot tub, fire pit, bikes, midnight swimming, walks straight from the door and a nearby private fishing lake. Savour in our themed evenings, such as the best pizzas ever on our unique ``Pizza Party`` evenings.
Comfort & Relaxation
- Baby Friendly
- Free Wi-Fi
- French and English TV
- Linen/Towels included
sleeps 7 / 3 bedrooms /2 bathrooms
sleeps 5 / 1double & 1triple bedroom /1 bathroom
sleeps 5 / 1double & 1triple bedroom / 1 bathroom
sleeps 8 / 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms
Visit us all year round
Things to do
Sports and Leisure:
Situated in the stunning countryside of the Perigord vert Natural park, a great play ground for all outdoor pursuits. Walks straight from the door, stunning wildlife and photography, quiet lanes for running or bike riding (30+bikes available), fish our private lake, play tennis on the local free court or use our fully equipped gym. Golf, go karting and pony trekking can be arranged. Many places for Canoeing, paddle boarding and tree climbling or a day at one of the beach lakes. More at " Things to do for children "
A must do for kids the Zoo de la Palmeyre or a day at La Rochelle with a visit to Fort Boyard , Futurescope Theme park based on multimedia cinematography. Monkey Valley, Royan, The War museum at Oradour sur Glane where time has stood still in memorial to the lives lost in the Second world war. Le Bournat, village and crafts from another time and the Aquarium du Perigord next door. Sarlat la Caneda and the caves at Lascaux, Domme, Roque- Gageac and Castlenaud plus many more...
Local markets full of oysters, truffles, foie gras, cepes, seasonal fruit and vegetables
Wine Tours of the renowned St Emilion region or world famous Cognac distilleries.
Quaint restaurants in unspoilt market towns such as Aubeterre or Villebois lavalette .http://www.le-lavalette.fr/
Places to visit:
Brantôme, the “Venice of the Périgord”. Angoulême, a vibrant city, home to the International Comic Book Festival and Classic car racing. Cognac and the distilleries of world-famous brands such as Courvoisier and Hennessy. Aubeterre and its amazing underground church and beautiful square. Bourdeilles and Château de Puyguilhem.
Midway between the cities of Angoulême and Périgueux on the Charente/Dordogne border. Les Rivières nestles quietly in the hamlet of Nadaillac 1 km from the towns of La Rochebeaucourt en Argentine and 5 km Villebois Lavalette. Please to use the form our contact details to get in touch.:
Travelling to Les Rivieries
It is easy to travel from the UK to the Dordogne, by car, plane or train. If you would like a driving route, simply click the “To here” underlined text above, put in the name of your nearest town and then press the “Go” button.
Travelling by car from the UK
The AA Route Planner can help you plan your journey: www.theaa.com
The following French ferry ports are between 7 and 9 hours drive:
- Portsmouth – Caen, several times daily, crossing takes about 5 hours
- Portsmouth – Cherbourg, several times daily, crossing about 6 hours
- Poole – Cherbourg, several times daily, crossing 2 – 4 hours
- Dover – Calais, several times daily, crossing 1½ hours
LD Lines: www.ldline.co.uk
- Dover-Boulogne, 2 sailings daily, 1 hour 45 minutes
- Dover-Dieppe, 1 trip daily, 4 hours 15 minutes
Downloadable Directions to Les Rivieres from: Angouleme | Bergerac | Bordeaux | Calais | Caen
Flying is simple with regular flights to our nearest airports at Bergerac and, Limoges, Poitiers, La Rochelle and Bordeaux. If you book ahead you can get very reasonable prices. We have added skyscanner to help you find cheap flights.
- Bergerac Airport closest (1½ hours)
- Bordeaux Airport (2 hours drive)
- Poitiers Airport (2 hours drive)
- La Rochelle Airport (2 hours drive)
- Limoges Airport (2 hours drive)
With Ryan Air
To Bergerac from: Bristol,East Midlands, Liverpool, Stansted.To Bordeaux from Edinburgh.
To Bergerac from Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Leeds bradford, London Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle, Southhampton.
To La Rochelle (end of march to October) Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Guernsey, Inverness, Isle of Man, Jersey, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Southampton.
To Limoges from Belfast, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Guernsey, Jersey, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Southhampton.
With British Airways
From Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Isle of Man, Jersey, Manchester, Newcastle, Gatwick.
With Air France
Airport Car Hire
Cars can be hired from the airports and train Stations, you will need a credit card.
Our nearest railway station is in Angoulême (30 mins). Cars can be hired from the station.
Take the Eurostar www.eurostar.co.uk to Paris Gare du Nord then A train with a change at Lisle prevents you having to cross Paris to change stations.
- Journey times – London to Paris – 2½ hours – Paris to Angoulême – 2½Hours
You can take your car on the Eurotunnel from Ashford, Kent to Calais: www.eurotunnel.com
Please note, train tickets in France cannot be booked more than 60 days before your travel date. www.sncf.fr