3 Reasons To Holiday In Beaumont du Périgord

3 Reasons To Holiday In Beaumont du Périgord

The historic village of Beaumont du Périgord is located in the Dordogne Valley, SW of France, 20mins from Bergerac airport, 1h from Sarlat and 1h10 from Périgueux.

Founded in 1272, the village has undergone significant transformation through the centuries but has preserved a myriad of outstanding heritage treasures that will take you back in time to the Middle Ages.

Beaumont du Perigord : historic village
in the Dordogne Valley, SW of France

Here’s 3 reasons why you should consider Beaumont du Perigord as your next holiday destination:

1- Perfect base to discover the Dordogne Valley

Ideal base to visit the main towns of the Dordogne Valley: Bergerac, Perigueux and Sarlat

2- Tiny but mighty:

Do you fancy mingling with the locals?

Markets are the highlights of our village: brocante, concerts and night markets…. True local travel experience guaranteed !


or

Do you you prefer some family friendly sport activities?

More details about the outoor activities you can do in the village:https://goo.gl/113Mq5

Or both….

3- Everything you need:

Our village has plenty to offer, take a look at some of the amenities and services:

The main square, the beating heart of our village
with the fortified church, built at the end of the 13th century in English Gothic-style

And if you’re looking for a central and secluded place to enjoy the village, our vacation rental, l’Ancienne Ecole is looking forward to hearing from you!

L’Ancienne Ecole, our vacation rental is right in the heart of Beaumont, 2 mins from the square and all amenities

The Dummies’Guide To The Summer Night Markets In The Dordogne

The Dummies’Guide To The Summer Night Markets In The Dordogne

Beaumont Summer Night Market: Sample fresh local food while listening to the band! (Credit Photo: Journal Sud Ouest)
Beaumont Summer Night Market: Dance into the night! (Credit Photo: Journal Sud Ouest)
Beaumont Summer Night Market with pony rides

Summer in the Dordogne is always busy and there are always plenty of things to see and do !

One of our favorite is the Summer Night Market or Foodie Market (“Marche Gourmand”). If you’re in the area, it’s the best way to spend a brillant evening feasting on local food, freshly cooked in front of you and dance to your heart’s content.

It’s a very popular event and it’s no wonder it’s one of the highlight of our village, Beaumont du Périgord (Dordogne, SW of France) !

Every monday at 6.30pm, simply walk up the street from our vacation rental home to the market square, the beating heart of our village, to mingle with the locals and share an fantastic evening. Grab one of the tables which are set up and walk around the market stalls to buy directly from the local producers whatever you fancy for supper. Market traders provide everything from wine, starters, cooked meals (Lamb kebabs, duck sausages, mussels, black pudding, lamb chops.simple sausages or steaks, with chips naturally..). and deserts (yummy freshly picked strawberries….)and each supply the appropriate plastic cups or cutlery. There is something for all tastes. So you can choose your meal and take it back to the table and enjoy dining under the stars, al frescoe with music by a local band.

The Riding School CEPB is also present at the square to delight little ones with its pony rides! It’s a fun way to discover the cobbled streets of our village!

You’ll find similar Night Markets all around The Dordogne.
Here’s a list of the villages (Note: the list below may be subject to change so please do check with the local Office de Tourisme – Source: https://goo.gl/ZP7zsn)

Monday
Beaumont-du-Perigord, Couse et St Front, Bergerac, Montignac, Saint-Alvere, Saint-Estephe, Villefranche-du-Perigord

Tuesday
Bouzic, Champniers et Reilhac, Coux et Bigaroque, Eymet, Le Pizou, Saint-Amand-de-Coly,  Saint-Astier, Saint Alvere, Thenon, Tourtoirac, Tremolat Varaignes

Wednesday
Aubas

Thursday
Auriac-du-Perigord,  Issigeac, Loubejac,  Nontron,  Saint-Leon-sur-Vézère, Saint-Cyprien,  Sarlat (bio),  Verteillac

Friday
Besse, Brantome, La Chapelle-Gonaguet,  Le-Buisson-de-Cadouin, Javerlhac,  Peyrignac,  Saint-Cybranet, Salignac-Eyvigues,  Sigoules,  Valojoulx,

Saturday
Audrix ,  Saint Pompont

Sunday
Limeuil, Monbazillac

Don’t be shy, come and join the fun!

Are you looking for a self catering holiday home with a private pool, right in the middle of an historic village with an awesome Night Market only 2 mins walk?

If you’re looking for a central and secluded place to enjoy the village and its Night Market, our vacation rental, l’Ancienne Ecole is looking forward to hearing from you!

Top 6 Things To Buy In The Dordogne

Top 6 Things To Buy In The Dordogne

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Here's our Top 6 things to buy in the Dordogne (list non exhaustive)

1- Wine: We work in partnership with local vineyards for wine tasting tours by taxi. But if you don't wish to spend a couple of hours in a vineyard, you can buy directly from a shop/vineyard. Our favorite one is : The Domaine de L'Ancienne Cure (shop & vineyard run by wine grower, Christian Roche), 15 mins drive from our rental and on the way to Bergerac airport. More details: https://goo.gl/1exxJF

2- Cheese: Trappe d'Echourgnac is our favorite (more details: https://goo.gl/RWs2Wb)

3- Cepes, Truffles, Foie Gras..: our one stop shop in Bergerac: La Truffe Perigourdine Address, opening hours…: https://goo.gl/Jh92Ah)

4- Honey (directly from the beekeeper): More details: https://goo.gl/Ep65xW

5- Crafts from talented local artists: If I had to pick only 2, it would be Eric Simonin, Glass blower in Brantome (more infos https://goo.gl/A1xQ1F ) and Alexandra and Jean-François Cesar from the pottery La Salamandre in Monpazier (more infos: https://goo.gl/QBzKep)

6-Brocante (flea market): Our vacation rental, L'Ancienne Ecole, is located in the heart of the historic village of Beaumont du Périgord, only 2 mins walk from the main square where flea markets and antique fairs will take place especially during the summer months. The brocante is THE place where you can pick up a unique souvenir, some fantastic bargains and some real treasures to take home!(more details: https://goo.gl/NLpKZo)

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Discover The Ceps Market In Monpazier

Discover The Ceps Market In Monpazier

The cep considered, as the king of mushrooms, is one of the meatest and tastiest wild french fungi.
Fancy buying some fresh ones to vamp up your omelette, pop in Monpazier market (15mins drive from our rental in Beaumont du Perigord) to get some!

More infos:
Market opens every day at 3pm in the beautiful wooden covered market hall.
Price from 15 to 20€.

Credit Photo: Marie-Hélène Ehrart: Monpazier Ceps Market

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Sainte Alvere Truffle Market Opening Soon: 26/11/18

Sainte Alvere Truffle Market Opening Soon: 26/11/18

The Sainte-Alvère truffle market is definitely one of the best in the area. Its sale is controlled and supervised so that even if you're a novice, you can be sure that your purchase will be one of quality at a fair price.

More infos:
Market opens every monday at 10 am from 26th nov to 25th feb (market closed on the 24/12 but opens on 20 and 27/12/18).

Credit Photo: Arnauld Bernard

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Beaumont Summer Night Market: Local Food, Live Music and Pony Rides

The Foodie Market (also called Marché Gourmand Nocturne) is on every monday till the 3rd of september 2018!

Pony rides: 3€

More infos in the article below.

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Les marchés gourmands du lundi ont repris – Sud Ouest.fr

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Beaumont Summer Night Market: Fresh Local Food and Live Music

Beaumont Summer Night Market: Fresh Local Food and Live Music

The Foodie Market (also called Marché Gourmand Nocturne) is back today at the square from 18.30!

An excellent way to feast on local food, freshly cooked in front of you and dance to your heart's content!

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Best Way To Pass A Sunday Morning: Issigeac Market

Best Way To Pass A Sunday Morning: Issigeac Market

from gorgeous French cheeses to beautiful antiques and furniture

Top tip for the Sunday market in Issigeac (15mins drive from our rental in Beaumont du Perigord) in summer time : Get there early to avoid the crush!

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Photo Credit: Natasha J (https://goo.gl/4Vumbj)

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Musical Market Near Bergerac: 03/12/2017

Musical Market Near Bergerac: 03/12/2017

Next sunday, the quaint village of Queyssac will be hosting the 3rd edition of its Brock'N Music, an unusual but so popular trade fair for music aficionados. So whether you are looking for popular sheet music, tab for electric guitar, acoustic songs or classical music scores.. be sure to check out this musical event!

Have a fun !

More infos:
Location: Bourg, 24140 QUEYSSAC (35mins drive from our vacation rental in Beaumont du Perigord)
Opening Hours: From 9h00 to 18h00.

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