A Historical Estate Amid the Bordeaux Vines
Here are a mixed variety of places to give you a taster of the sorts of things that can be reached on foot or by bicycle from Maison Les Remparts.
Chateau de Montaigne
At Saint Michel de Montaigne, the tower of this chateau is where from 1572, Michel Eyquem de Montaigne spent his time meditating and reflecting on his famous essays.
Swimming in an inland lake
Enjoy water sports and swimming at this popular inland lake, Lac du Cadie at Mouliets & Villemartin.
Just outside of Gensac there is the Glass House at Chateau Carbonneau, where cheese, charcuterie and cakes are ready to be savoured.
There are several brocante on the D936 between Lamothe-Montravel and Montcaret.
This site exposes the remains of a sumptuous gallo-roman villa, with its beautiful mosaics. It is 7 km away at Montcaret.
Jardins de Sardy, Velines
Inspired from the English and Florentine gardens, with its flower beds, basin, and lovely paths. There is a tearoom.
Take a relaxing stroll down the banks of the Dordorgne, something which is particularly special at Eynesse.