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Ferme de Bonavis – The best northern France can offer

  Looking for accommodation in the North of France? If you are looking for the perfect place to stay or stop over on your way down South or want to visit the fields of the Somme, I cant think of a more idyll property then The Ferme de Bonavis run by our friend [...]

By | 2018-01-09T20:54:29+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Dordogne News and Info|

Troglodyte Villages a Short Drive from Le Chevrefeuille

Troglodyte Villages in the Dordogne The Dordogne is rich with prehistoric culture. Le Chèvrefeuille is perfectly placed for visiting three of the world’s most unique and beautifully preserved troglodyte settlements. The term troglodyte refers to humans who live in caves and three of the world’s best troglodyte settlements– spectacular La Madeleine, La Roque St [...]

By | 2017-11-24T15:23:48+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Dordogne News and Info|

Family & Kids Cookery Course in the Dordogne, France by The Little Den

Another great blog on our Cooking course, this time on our family courses. Completed by Gillian Denovan, great blogger on all things French...   If you’re visiting the Dordogne and looking for something unique to do with your family – THIS IS IT! Ian’s family & kids cookery course is fantastic – it’s fun, [...]

By | 2017-11-24T11:17:43+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Dordogne News and Info|

Lascaux IV, tickets and facts

LASCAUX IV Information regarding Lascaux 4, tickets, opening times, and lots more.... Lascaux IV is the stunning new replica of the infamous Lascaux Cave. It replaces Lascaux II which is now closed to the general public. Nestled at the foot of the hill below the original Lascaux and Lascaux II, Lascaux IV was opened [...]

By | 2017-11-24T15:42:50+00:00 February 4th, 2017|Dordogne News and Info|

Stress Free Stay at Le Chevrefeuille, Dordogne

Le Chèvrefeuille prides itself on giving more to our visitors, we care about our business and the experience that our guests have once they arrive. We offer a plentiful breakfast with homemade produce and fresh bakery bread which is just a bit more extensive then others,  we speak fluent english and  if required we love to pass [...]

By | 2017-05-19T08:10:57+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Dordogne News and Info|

Hot Air Ballooning in the Dordogne

What a magnificent experience! Having lived in the Dordogne since 2004, I’m pretty well acquainted with the stunning sights of the region. But, nothing prepared me for the wonders of a high-above-the-tops-of-the-Dordogne’s-tallest-trees balloon flight. Ian had hinted at a hot air balloon ride from the very first day [...]

By | 2017-05-19T08:10:57+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Dordogne News and Info|

FAMILY & JUNIOR CHEF COOKERY COURSES, DORDOGNE, FRANCE

When: 10am - 1pm Wednesday and Thursday mornings (subject to a minimum four participants) Where: CookDordogne at Le Chevrefeuille, Pechboutier, St Cyprien, France Price: €50 per person   Due to overwhelming demand, Le Chevrefeuille chef Ian will offer his much-loved Cookery Courses for families, groups with children or just children in 2016!   Kicking [...]

By | 2017-12-14T12:05:58+00:00 May 12th, 2016|Dordogne News and Info|

Buying tickets for Font de Gaume

The latest updated information on buying tickets for Font de Gaume  Le Chèvrefeuille is a scenic 5-minute drive from the Vezere Valley’s number one tourist attraction, Font de Gaume. This prehistoric cave is one of the few Palaeolithic sites in the world still open to the public yet, [...]

By | 2017-11-24T15:32:28+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Dordogne News and Info|

Dordogne markets

Timetable of the Markets in Perigord Noir, Dordogne Valley.Monday - Les Eyzies (Summer only)Tuesday - Le Bugue (Guided market visit available in English, see below)Wednesday - Sarlat/St CyprienThursday - DommeFriday - Le Buisson de Cadouin  Saturday - Sarlat/BelvesSunday - St Cyprien Navigating a local French farmer’s market can be a daunting experience, especially in an area as [...]

By | 2017-05-19T08:10:58+00:00 June 7th, 2015|Dordogne News and Info|