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16 October 2017
Château de Castelnaud is just 5 kilometres from Les Milandes. This medieval fortress is in the beautiful village of Castelnaud-la-Chapelle which over...
18 September 2017
The month of August has recently passed and it marks the death of Pierre Daumesnil in 1832. Daumesnil was no ordinary soldier. Born in Périgueux, Dor...
8 August 2017
We have been visiting La Belle Etoile restaurant in La Roque Gageac in the Dordogne since 2001. Our girls were then aged 15 and 11 respectively and on...
30 June 2017
Chateau Pontet Canet – the most exciting Bordeaux wine? Staying in Bordeaux recently, we were hosting some old friends from South Africa with wh...
20 June 2017
The Perigord Blanc sits in the middle of the Dordogne. To the south are the Perigord Pourpre and Perigord Noir while to the north is the Perigord Vert...