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.
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.
Here’s 3 reasons why you should consider Beaumont du Perigord as your next holiday destination:
1- Perfect base to discover the Dordogne Valley
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 !
Do you you prefer some family friendly sport activities?
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
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!
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
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)
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)