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Ferme de Tayac

Hiking Trails from Ferme de Tayac

The historic and beautiful 12th century B&B Ferme de Tayac has been busy adding some fantastic local hiking trails that start and end at their door.     These loops vary from 1 hour to 6 hours, some follow marked trails and others follow un-marked…

le chevrefeuille

Le Chevrefeuille

If you are planning  to visit the nicest region of France, why not stay at the nicest accommodation the nicest region has to offer?   Le Chèvrefeuille is a beautiful 18th century farmhouse bed and breakfast, gite complex combining modern comfort with historical charm. Located…

La Borie Chic

La Borie Chic

Comfortable and attractive family-run bed and breakfast (chambre d’hôte) accommodation in the beautiful village of Meyrals. Ideally located in the heart of the Dordogne, 40 minutes from Bergerac Airport and quietly located in Meyrals just 10 min. from Les Eyzies de Tayac,and just 15 min….

Going Underground

Going Underground

Going Underground is not to be missed, it’s an adventure of a lifetime and includes sections of Walking Dordogne’s Ode to the Neanderthal and /or In the footsteps of the Mammoth . Going Underground is a “High Cave” that takes a bit of climbing to reach…

ferme de tayac

Ferme de Tayac

Most people visiting the Vezere and Dordogne Valley have an interest in history, so why not stay a few nights in an historic B&B in the heart of it all?. B&B Ferme de Tayac, a 12th century former farmhouse / monastery ideally situated in Les…

Hells Gorge

Hells Gorge

  History of  Hells Gorge   Although the area was used by our Prehistoric ancestors, it was the Romans that were convinced that  Hells Gorge was the entrance to Hell.    In 56 BC Publius Crassus, a lieutenant of Julius Caesar setup camp in what…

he Ring of Les Eyzies

The Ring of Les Eyzies

  Today Les Eyzies de Tayac is a quaint peaceful  touristy little village in the heart of the Vezere Valley, known for being the undisputed  Prehistoric Capital of the World. However, it has not always been like this…   A bit of history : Our Prehistoric…