Tourism and activities in Dordogne Périgord noir

By staying at Les Hauts de Saint Vincent, you will be ideally located to visit the main cultural sites of the Périgord Noir and to practice the essential activities of the region:

Fly over the Dordogne in our hot air balloon

Flying over the Dordogne in a hot air balloon is an exceptional experience that we propose you to live by embarking with Fabrice on board our private hot air balloon, directly from Les Hauts de Saint Vincent.

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Week-end around the black truffle

Known as the black diamond of the Périgord, it is in January that the truffle is fully matured. We propose you to come and discover its secrets during a gourmet weekend. On the program: visit of the truffle market, a truffle farm, cooking workshop and truffle dinner

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Cooking classes around the flavors of the Périgord

Between October and May, come and spend a convivial moment in the company of other guests during which Stéphanie will invite you to cook with carefully selected specialties of the Périgord. Conviviality and taste guaranteed!

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Sarlat medieval city

Located 15 minutes from Les Hauts de Saint Vincent, the medieval city of Sarlat is a must-see. To make the most of its exceptional heritage, the best thing to do is to book a guided tour to discover the secrets of its cobbled streets, its many historical monuments and houses of character. If you can, we recommend the night tour organized all summer.

Castle and village of Beynac

Leaving the house, let yourself be guided along the Dordogne river and go to Beynac, an authentic medieval village leaning against the cliff dominated by its medieval castle. Discover it in pictures with this magnificent video made by one of our guests.

Milandes castle

Just 10 minutes from the house, visit the former home of Josephine Baker, one of the most exceptional women of the 20th century, and discover its incredible history.

Village of La Roque Gageac

5 minutes from Castelnaud is La Roque Gageac, a beautiful village on the banks of the Dordogne where you can take a gabarre ride along the Dordogne.

The gardens of the Manor of Eyrignac

40 minutes from the house. A unique example of Topiary Art in France with new universes more and more colorful: visit the 7 gardens according to your desires and enjoy a walk in the middle of nature on the 200 hectares forest estate. Preferential rate for our guests.

The gardens of Marqueyssac

10 minutes away, discover the Hanging Gardens of Marqueyssac where, from the boxwood gardens, you can climb on a rocky promontory offering a breathtaking view of the whole valley. If the weather is good, you can also have a candlelight dinner on the terrace of the castle.

Prehistory in Dordogne

Prehistory lovers will be delighted. At 15 minutes from the house, you will find in Les Eyzies de Tayac many sites to visit (l’Abri Pataud, la grotte du Grand Roc, Font de Gaume…), the troglodytic site of La Roque Saint Christophe, the fortified house of Reignac.

A little further away at 20 km, Lascaux is of course inevitable (reservation recommended, especially in high season)

sortie canoe sur la dordogne

Canoeing on the Dordogne

Discovering the valley of the 5 castles from the river is an experience to live. For nature lovers, a canoe – kayak trip is ideal, and we recommend the bases of Saint Vincent de Cosse to embark, 5 minutes from the guest house.

Day trips with family or friends

With our partner Taxi à la carte, enjoy a unique visit of the Perigord area with Christoph or Sarissa who will adapt your day to your requests and wishes

family walk on the paths around les hauts de saint vincent

Walking paths in Dordogne

Enjoy the walking paths around Les Hauts de Saint Vincent and discover the beautiful setting and nature of Périgord noir

REOPENING EARLY MAY

> Reservations for the 2021 season are now open with flexible cancellation conditions (30% deposit at reservation, fully refundable up to 14 days before arrival, refund in case of new government measures)

> While waiting for our favorite restaurants to open, we will offer you a home-made meal every evening (to be reserved in advance)

COVID19 – INFORMATION

As in 2020, everything has been done to welcome you in the best sanitary conditions: the house is large and the outdoor spaces offer many possibilities to respect the safety distances.  To learn more about our Covid measures, click here