Focus On The Green Lane Between Bergerac and Prigonrieux: Chemin de la Batellerie

Focus On The Green Lane Between Bergerac and Prigonrieux: Chemin de la Batellerie

Last week (Tues 9th of april 2019), we decided to check on the Green Lane progress between Prigonrieux and Bergerac ie Le Chemin de la Batellerie (walk connected to the Pierre Loti footpath from the Bergerac port: my article here).

Work is still in progress with some parts already done (tarmac) and some not.

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One thing is for sure, it’s a brilliant and relaxing walk to do with an awesome view of the river Dordogne and french countryside with wild flowers!

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Easy Family Friendly River Walk From Bergerac Harbour

Easy Family Friendly River Walk From Bergerac Harbour

Yesterday, we went to the port in Bergerac and tested the river walk Pierre Loti, part of the Green Lane (from the harbour to the dam: 5 km return).

Perfect for the whole family, whether you prefer to walk or cycle, this walk is ideal and buggy friendly!

More Dordogne river walks outside Bergerac and the Green Lane (articles here, here, here, here and here).

Bergerac Harbour from the Pierre Loti Walk (Green Lane)


After the Pierre Loti Walk, sit down for a picnic and cool down by the dam!
My article about our 9 favorite picnic spots around Bergerac here

The Dam, 2,5km from Bergerac port

Our holiday rental, L’Ancienne Ecole, in the heart of the fortified village of Beaumont du Perigord is located 30 mins from Bergerac.

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

Sneak Peek:Tour de L'Avenir 2019 Route Revealed

Sneak Peek:Tour de L'Avenir 2019 Route Revealed

16/08/2019: Stage 2 with Eymet-Bergerac
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Since 1961, the Tour de L'Avenir (yesterday's article: https://goo.gl/Lgs1pW)has revealed riders who belong to the cycling Hall of Fame like Felice Gimondi (1964), Joop Zoetemelk (1969), Greg Lemond (1982), Miguel Indurain (1986), Laurent Fignon (1988) and Nairo Quintana (2010).

Next year, on the 16th of august, stage 2 will see the Tour de L'Avenir in Eymet for a 32,5km race to Bergerac.
Cyclists: from 19 to 23yo
11 days with 10 stages
Facebook: https://goo.gl/4mkz9h

Eymet: 15 mins drive from our rental in Beaumont du Perigord
Bergerac: 20 mins drive from our rental in Beaumont du Perigord

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Discover Today, Tomorrow Tour De France Heroes: Tour de L' Avenir

Discover Today, Tomorrow Tour De France Heroes: Tour de L' Avenir

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Are you familiar with the french cycling race called the "Tour de L'Avenir"?

This is a chance to spot tomorrow winner of the Tour de France since it's open to the 19-23years old cyclists.
2019, next year, will mark the 56th edition with this 10 stages race between Aquitaine and the Alps.

Tomorrow: the Tour de L'Avenir 2019 Route Revealed!

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Get Your Walking Shoes On For The 8km Guided Hike In Molières Near Bergerac

Get Your Walking Shoes On For The 8km Guided Hike In Molières Near Bergerac

After a long, cold, and dark winter, spring is around the corner!
Spring is the season of hope -a time of new beginnings and new growth…
So, why not getting ready for it and sign up for the 8km guided hike organised by the "Association des Marcheurs de la Vallée de la Dordogne"next thursday (8/3/18)!

More infos:
Association des Marcheurs de la Vallée de la Dordogne
Place centrale Le Bourg 24480 MOLIERES
Tel mobile : +33 6 87 89 52 16
Date: 08/03/2018 at 2pm
Distance between Molières and our rental in Beaumont du Périgord: 10min drive

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Football Match Bergerac Périgord vs FC Sète 34: 9/12/17

Football Match Bergerac Périgord vs FC Sète 34: 9/12/17

For sports fan, there really is no better place to experience a game than at the stadium. Next saturday, get down to the Campreal Stadium to follow the match between Bergerac Périgord and FC Sète 34 live!

More infos:
Date/Hour : 9th december 2017 at 6.30pm
Location: Rue Jean Macé, Stade de Campreal, 24100 Bergerac
Tickets can be purchased on entry to the stadium (from 5.30pm)
Price: 8€ for >16yo (free under)

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Family Friendly Walk in Queyssac Near Bergerac

Family Friendly Walk in Queyssac Near Bergerac

After the Nature Walk of The Caudeau Walk ("Promenade du Caudeau") in Lembras, let me introduce you to a new walk: "La Boucle des Hameaux" in Queyssac!

I ve already talked about the quaint village of Queyssac when I mentioned one of the most popular restaurant with unbeatable price/quality in the Bergerac area: Le Bistrot du Presbytère (http://www.bistrot-presbytere-queyssac.fr/).

Well, from the restaurant carpark starts 2 footpaths: "La Boucle des Hameaux" (8km: 2h) and "Le Chemin des Orchidées" (9km: 2h15)

Practical infos:
Map: http://bit.ly/2zK64UH
More infos: http://www.queyssac.com/sentiers-de-randonnee
Difficulty: Easy (Marked walking tracks:Yellow)
Carpark: leave your car at the restaurant carpark

Our rental, L'Ancienne Ecole is located, 35mins drive from Queyssac.

Photo taken yesterday under a blue sky (14/11/17): you can spot my dear irish hubby !

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Monday Morning Walk: Walking For Health in Lembras Near Bergerac

Monday Morning Walk: Walking For Health in Lembras Near Bergerac

Happy Monday! There's no better way to start the week than with a stroll in the fresh Autumn air of The Caudeau Walk ("Promenade du Caudeau") in Lembras!

Location:
Lembras Carpark "Des Dayets" (free parking) – Entrance: just opposite the Church of Lembras (green sign post "Promenade du Caudeau")

Map: Sentier des Chataigniers" 7km approx 1h45min: http://bit.ly/2hOH6fo
Our rental, L'Ancienne Ecole is located, 35mins drive from Lembras.

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Family Friendly Walk in Lembras Near Bergerac

Family Friendly Walk in Lembras Near Bergerac

Another pic of our Caudeau Walk ("Promenade du Caudeau") in Lembras with its awesome roman bridge!

Location:
Lembras Carpark "Des Dayets" (free parking) – Entrance: just opposite the Church of Lembras (green sign post "Promenade du Caudeau")

Map: Sentier des Chataigniers" 7km approx 1h45min: http://bit.ly/2hOH6fo
Our rental, L'Ancienne Ecole is located, 35mins drive from Lembras.

For more information about Dordogne Family Outings, please visit my Collection:http://bit.ly/2wE0Z1R

Posted by Isabelle at http://www.mydordogneselfcatering.com

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