Les Noyers à Montagnac

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Local Area

The house is situated in an un spoilt area of south west France full of mediaeval history, particularly loved by the French themselves. The hamlet of Montagnac is 25kms south of Brive–la–Gaillarde on the borders of the departments of the Dordogne, the Lot and the Corrèze. Located in the foothills of the Massif Central, Montagnac is surrounded by 6 of the "Plus beaux villages de France" – the most beautiful villages of France.
Cavanac Sightseeing
The region offers constantly changing countryside, from the high, wild and wooded Corrèze to the rolling green hills and valleys of the Lot and Dordogne rivers, to the arid Causse in the south. The region is particularly famous for it's Duck, Foie Gras and walnuts, which feature in the many farmers markets and summer fetes. The whole area is rich in places of historical interest. Rocamadour The mediaeval town of Rocamadour, clinging spectacularly to a cliff face, is one of the premiere historic sites in France. Collonges–la–Rouges is a fairytale village built entirely of red sandstone with towers and turrets on every building. Don't miss the chance to see the mediaeval towns of Sarlat, Martel and Turenne, the cave and subterranean lake at Padirac, the prehistoric cave paintings at Lascaux and Peche-Merle and the many chateaux along the Dordogne river.
Colloges la Rouge Activities
Apart from sightseeing there are many things to do. Walking on the many well-marked trails. Swimming in rivers, lakes, pools and water parks, the Lac du Causse Rocamadour (about 30 minutes away) provides sailing, windsurfing and rowing, canoeing and bathing are more exciting on the Dordogne river, which is about 8 kms away. There is a fishing lake nearby with readily available permits. Cycling, bike hire in Quatre Routes. Horse riding for beginners and experts alike with stables at 3kms. Tennis courts at 5kms. Golfers have 3 courses to choose from. The region is paradise for country lovers. There are many species of uncommon birds and wild flowers. There's a lot to see and do if that is what you like – or if you prefer to, just “chill out” and revel in the sights and sounds of the countryside.

How to get There

Autoroute access via the A20, which is only 20 minutes away.
Brive-Vallée de la Dordogne Airport at 10km with flights by Ryanair from London Gatwick & Stansted from Easter to Toussaint.
Limoges airport 1hr 40mins to the north with flights by Ryanair and Flybe.
Toulouse airport 2hr 15mins to the south with flights by Easyjet.
Brive train station 25mins – 4hrs from Paris.
7/8hrs drive from the Channel ports (auto route all the way to Brive)

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