For those who enjoy a slightly more energetic time, hikes along the Dordogne river, cross country cycling, canoeing, golf, horse riding, and even hot air balloon rides are available in the area.

The area is a fantastic place to cycle and we have bikes available for rental if desired.

The nearby lakes provide pedalos, jet skis, water skis and windsurfing amongst other activities. Or you could make the hour journey to the beaches of Biarritz or Arcachon where you can try your hand at surfing in the waves of the clear Atlantic sea.

The area is also steeped in history both ancient and modern and has many captivating stories to tell. Cycling is a great way to see the area and we can organise bikes and maps for you to explore, just let us know what you are looking for and we will do the rest.

The Battle of Castillon is enacted in July to commemorate the defeat of the English at the end of the One Hundred Years war. This is a must-see event if you are in the area, check out the link to discover more. There are also other intriguing stories to uncover during your stay.