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48 Hours in the Dordogne

With the eponymous river running through its heart, the Dordogne really is a treasure trove when it comes to the hidden beauty of France. It's got history, culture and tasty cuisine in spades, and the...

Team Travels: Dordogne

Once more our dashing team have been out and about visiting all the wonderful properties in our portfolio. This time, our kooky photographer Laeti and her two interns headed off to visit our chateaux in the&nbs...

Team Travels: Dordogne and Aquitaine

Our intrepid photographer, Laeti, just got back from another tour. This time she has been around rural southern France taking pictures of our lovely French chateaux. She's our go-to oracle for foodie tips (you ...

Best Group Activities in the Dordogne

The Dordogne is a spectacular region to explore with friends. Not only is there an abundance of natural beauty, but it's so varied that there is loads for you to do whether you're all about relaxation, want to ...
The Dordogne River

Dordogne Travel Guide

Our handy Dordogne travel guide is here to make sure you make the most of your trip - and don't forget we've got a gorgeous selection of luxury villas in the Dordogne for you, your friends and family to stay in...

Best Kids Activities in Dordogne

The Dordogne might not seem like the first place you'd think of taking the kids, but you'd be pleasantly surprised by how much fun and diversity it offers on a family holiday. There's some of the world's best f...

Best Foodie Experiences in Dordogne

A big part of any proper holiday is taking time out to enjoy what your chosen destination has to offer, and that's never more true of the food of the drink on offer in somewhere like France. If you're heading t...

Oliver’s Travels Visiting Dordogne

Recently our two newest interns had the opportunity to spend eleven days with our in-house photographer travelling around Dordogne. We were so pleased to have them visit some of our best villas in Dor...

The 12 Best Villas in the Dordogne

If you want to experience one of the most beautiful places in the world, there’s only one thing for it – head to one of our villas in the Dordogne. There’s a reason (in fact, there are loads) that the British a...

The Local’s Guide to Authentic Dordogne

When you're off on holiday, there's something magical about leaving your comfort zone and trying new things. After all, if we didn't love challenging ourselves in other countries a bit, how come holidays abroad...

Top 3 Restaurants for Eating out in Dordogne

Parisian gourmet cuisine may be celebrated around the world, but if you really want to discover the true tastes of France, head to the Dordogne Valley. This idyllic region, known as Périgord by the locals, is f...
Argentat - Central France

Top 5 Sights To Visit In Dordogne

So to save you from fretting about missing out, the Oliver's Travels team have filtered through the very best of the region and selected the top four must-see sights you should visit in Dordogne. 1. Lascaux Ca...
Chateau de Falloye - Dordogne - Oliver's Travels

Chateaux to rent in the Dordogne

The Dordogne region of south western France is so called due to the great river which runs through it.  The Dordogne is home to the famous Bergerac wine variety and is an ideal destination for wine lovers....