Self-Catering Dordogne – Activities

It is impossible to list all the activities you could undertake when self-catering in the Dordogne. Much of the Dordogne region is stunning countryside and it’s easy to get off the beaten track. Discover beautiful, sleepy villages or pay a visit to one of the many popular tourist destinations.

During the year, there are also lots of different festivals to enjoy throughout the Dordogne.

The following are just a few suggestions. Investing in a good guide book could certainly prove worthwhile! Read our blog, ‘What to do in the Dordogne.’


Tennis Courts

Saint Cyprien, La Roque Gageac – Rough court at the Parc.


Villeneuve-sur-Lot, telephone 0553 01 60 19.
Lolivarie at Siorac, telephone 0553 30 22 69.
Chateau les Merles at Mouleydier, (includes a good restaurant) telephone 0553 63 13 42.

Horse Riding

Centre Equestre at Vitrac, telephone 0553 59 34 31. Book in advance.
Rougier-Castelnaud Riding for children and the less experienced, telephone 0553 29 51 86.


Castelnaud, La Roque Gageac, Vitrac.

Bicycle Hire

Robert at Le Coux, telephone 0553 30 35 17.

Self-Catering Dordogne – Markets

If you are self-catering Dordogne, you can stock up on fresh produce at one of the local markets. These are usually held in the morning and run until 12.30pm. Supermarkets are located at St Cyprien (open on Sunday morning) and Sarlat. Please remember that many shops and all banks close on Mondays. The nearest cashpoint is at St Cyprien which also has two petrol stations.

  • Les Eyzies on a Monday.
  • Le Bugue on a Tuesday.
  • Sarlat on a Wednesday & Saturday.
  • Domme on a Thursday.
  • Le Buisson on a Friday.
  • St Cyprien on a Sunday.


Services differ from village to village.

Catholic masses are:

  • La Roque Gageac on a Saturday at 6.30pm.
  • St Cyprien on a Sunday at 11.15am.

Anglican Church:

  • Limeuil on a Sunday at 10.30am.

Self-Catering Dordogne – Useful Telephone Numbers

  • Police – 0553 28 30 17 & 17
  • Fire – 18 Mob 018
  • Emergency Medical Aid – 15 Mob 015
  • Doctor (Dr Philippon) – 0553 29 26 13
  • Hospital – 0553 317575
  • Mairie (Castelnaud) – 0553 29 51 21
  • Post Office (Castelnaud) – 0553 29 56 93
  • British Consulate – Bordeaux – 0557 222110
  • UK Dialling Code: 00 44

Enjoy self-catering Dordogne at Les Milandes. A great destination for families and couples. Choose from four very different properties. Each property has access to a swimming pool and all have a private terrace with stunning views.