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Riberac, France

Riberac Holiday Cottages, Houses & Gites to rent

Ribérac is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in south-western France. The commune is situated by the Dronne river and is enclosed by an intimate, hilly countryside of woods, hay meadows and hilltop villages. Riberac is 30km downstream from Bourdeilles and is in the northern part of this popular French destination. Riberac’s Friday market is reputedly the biggest market in Perigord. The town is also renowned for its Fois Gras - a delicacy that must be sampled when staying in your Riberac holiday rental cottage!

The Place National is the point from which you can explore Riberac’s churches, first up -the Eglise Notre-Dame. This church was built in the 1930s in the romano-byzantine style reminiscent of the nearby cathedral of Perigeux. It’s impressive to see when you visit Riberac, it boasts multiple domes and separate tower. Then there is also the 12th century Collegiale Notre-Dame.

When you rent self-catering holiday accommodation in Riberac, visit also the Hotel de Ville - a lovely residence built in the 19th century and now the. The Palais de Justice and the Office du Tourisme are also located in impressive buildings.

There are two main attractions in the surrounding area of Riberac - the large forest (the 'Foret de la Double') and numerous Romanesque churches in the surrounding villages. Churches to visit include the church at St Privat des Pres: this is one of the most attractive churches in the Perigord. It is a fortified church and was an integral part of the defences in the region.

There are also Romanesque churches at Bourg du Bost, Festalemps, Saint Aulaye and Aubeterre sur Dronne – ideal for when you stay in a holiday rental gite in Riberac, France.

Riberac is also an ideal spot for exploring the surrounding northern area of the Dordogne. Local villages also worth a visit when you stay in Riberac include Lusignac, it boasts stunning views, a medieval church and a chateau. Don’t miss Aubeterre sur Dronne, with its own underground church carved into rock – unsurprisingly it’s one of the ‘most beautiful villages of France’.

Travelling to your self-catering Riberac rental cottage; Bergerac and Angoulême are the nearest airports. At Bergerac; Ryanair, Flybe and Jet2 offer year round direct services to and from the UK. Angoulême offers flights with Ryanair. Do check for seasonal variations in the timetables. Nearby Perigueux operates a local train service to Limoges from where you can take a train to Paris (note not TGV). Journey time is approximately 6 hours. From the northern France ferry ports, the journey time by car is approximately 7 hours (note this is without breaks).

The weather in this part of South-West France is stunning – long hot dry summers, spring and autumn tend to be a milder version of summer. Winters are mild with temperatures rarely dipping below freezing.

 

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Modern Apartment Le Castel Flore in Normandy Manche for 4 People

Modern Apartment Le Castel Flore in Normandy Manche for 4 People

Weekly Rental: GBP 550 to GBP 690

4 sleeps

This modern first-floor duplex is set in the grounds of a former mansion in the chic family resort of Carteret.

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Lovely Holiday Cottages in Southern Brittany, 20km west of Pontivy - Adele Cottage

Lovely Holiday Cottages in Southern Brittany, 20km west of Pontivy - Adele Cottage

Weekly Rental: GBP 350 to GBP 350

6 sleeps

Adele is a lovely, spacious three bedroomed cottage in beautiful Southern Brittany, 20km west of Pontivy. With two

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Gîte Vol de nuit situated along the border of Choranche, Isere

Gîte Vol de nuit situated along the border of Choranche, Isere

Weekly Rental: EUR 600 to EUR 690

6 sleeps

Gîte Vol de nuit is situated along the border of Choranche, a nice little village, amidst a landscape of greenery,

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Beautiful 200 yr Old Renovated Farmhouse in Yvrench, Somme, Picardy

Beautiful 200 yr Old Renovated Farmhouse in Yvrench, Somme, Picardy

Weekly Rental: GBP 695 to GBP 995

15 sleeps

200 yr Old five double bedroomed house with two bathrooms in the Picardy village of Yvrench situated approximately 75

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Charming Holiday Gite in Videix, Limousin, France - La Vienne

Charming Holiday Gite in Videix, Limousin, France - La Vienne

Weekly Rental: EUR 495 to EUR 630

4 sleeps

Two wonderful French cottage gites in the heart of the Haute Vienne region of the Limousin / Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 6 to 20th July for £2000

Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 6 to 20th July for £2000

Fabulous farmhouse with games room in barn in a peaceful village with all facilities to make your stay a good one.

Reduction on 2 week Booking

Reduction on 2 week Booking

Farm House with private Pool July 13 to July 27th £150 reduction on the two week booking..

Le Pigeonnier  -  SPECIAL OFFER FOR OCTOBER.  Sleeps 2 - 6.  Equally suitable for a couple.

Le Pigeonnier - SPECIAL OFFER FOR OCTOBER. Sleeps 2 - 6. Equally suitable for a couple.

Remaining Weeks in October Reduced from £340 to £300.

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer -10% discount on the remaining summer week 25th August-1st September 18 - enquire now!

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