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Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 22:00
The Renaissance has accustomed us to build castles on the banks of the Loire, in the « Valley of the Kings ». However, it is in the heart of the Périgord Vert, a few kilometers from the Château le Verdoyer away, that we discover one of its most beautiful jewels, a castle of the 16th century...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 08:41
Périgord is easy to associate with Bergerac wine, which goes very well with its gourmet specialties or sweet white wines that accomodate desserts and others. When we say Périgord, we think less about beer ... yet ... A few kilometers from the Château le Verdoyer, at the end of a nice walk of 45...
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 16:13
The knives and old crafts of the Moulin de Lapeyre   Cabinetmaker, furniture manufacturer and passionate about the art of the knife, François Devige gave a new youth to the mill of Lapeyre, in Saint-Estèphe, not far from the Château le Verdoyer. In this place, the works of the past come alive...
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 21:53
Built between the XIV and the XVIth century, partially destroyed through the years, then rebuilt, especially in the 60s by the inhabitants of the village, it was supported by the mayor, the CPIE and the tourist office, hosting the very interesting Museum of Weavers and "Charentaise".
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 17:13
  The small town of Nontron, not far from Château le Verdoyer, is not only known for its art crafts and its knives.It will now be known for its wines. Indeed, for a few months now, a shop of wines and alcohols has been created.You will be welcomed by the friendly Germain, owner of the place which...
Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 22:27
In the Périgord, the water has not only carved the rock into beautiful valleys, it has also done its work underground. In the Périgord Vert, it has indeed dug the ground to build a real natural museum whose stalactites and stalagmites are the masterpieces. Les Grottes de Villars is one of the...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 10:49
While going through green and thin landscape of Limousin, it’s hard to imagine that this area knew one of the most dramatic episode from the WWII in France. During your stay in Chateau le Verdoyer, you should go in this center place of the French history.
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 14:28
In the heart of a hilly and green area, with a lot of paths and watercourse, Chateau le Verdoyer is an excellent starting point for walking and biking trip accessible to everybody. From the campsite, it’s possible to join to lot of roads which are not really busy and which permit you to go to...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:14
In the serie "We tested for you", we tried :Périgord Vert Aventures, the Nontron Acrobatic Park, 10 km from Château le Verdoyer You know this by now, we think it is important that we can advise you the best we can, and to do so, the minimum is to visit or participate ourselves to any activity...
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 21:29
Sometimes people think that they have seen everything, here in the Perigord Vert, after the long walks from village to village. But then, suddenly, in the curve of a road we are standing in front of a magical location. We are inviting you to explorer one of these locations, 2 feet away from the...
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 21:43
White, dark or milk, everybody has their favourite chocolate, but we all love it! However, for some people, like chocolatier Valter Bovetti, it's much more than just chocolate. For him, chocolate is more than a flavour, it's almost an art; a passion he likes to share. He has created a fascinating...
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 16:42
Before sunrise, whether you want it or not, a merry chorus will wake you up at Château le Verdoyer! These artists are the Blackbirds, Blackcaps and Wrens, the quietest amongst them; the Turtledoves are a little noisier with their cooing! All day long, you may see the Goldfinches fussing around,...
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 01:00
Rustic Golf, 8 acres wide surrounded by nature. Managed by the Golf Club Association of Champs Romain, whose primary purpose is to allow regular golfers to enjoy a training and non-golfers to discover this game. Also initiation days are organised to give the local youth the opportunity to try…....
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 20:58
Located a few kilometres from the Chateau le Verdoyer away, the village Jumilhac-le-Grand offers you an impressive medieval castle. Who, in his time, served as a defence location to defend the borders of the Perigord and the Limousin. We recommend you to go and visit this castle, at least once...
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 22:21
In 1940, 4 teenagers discovered a cave in the aera of Montignac. It quickly appears that this cave has unbelievably rich wall paintings that make it one of the high places of parietal art. However, to preserve these very fragile paintings, the cave had to close to the public and a copy of part of...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 20:55
The Périgord Blanc takes its name from the whiteness of its rocks appreciated to the work of sculptors.In the heart of it, you can find Périgueux, capital of the department Dordogne. City of art and history, dating back to the Gallo-Roman period, the city reflects its rich past in the narrow...
Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 17:20
As I hear the train whistling ... Like many French departments, in the early 1900, our region was part of the development of the railway, called by the ancients "Les Tacots du Perigord" ... Very helpful to reach the market of Piégut (still the largest in the area, to be visited on Wednesday...
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 15:40
The geological pearl of the Périgord Even when you have travelled through the Perigord many times in the past, and you think you know all its secrets, sometimes a new treasure can be discovered.  This is the case in Tourtoirac, where a new “grotte” has been open to the public since 2010. In 1995 ...
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 16:27
The Perigord is a land of good food. And among all the flavours associated to this region, Foie Gras is surely the most popular and the most famous. To prevent any secret or wrong idea about  this delicious product the town of, Thiviers, just a few kilometers away from Kawan Village Château le...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 21:13
The Green Perigord is perfect to go walking or have a bike ride.But some people prefer horse riding. These people can take the road to Milhac de Nontron, only 12km. away from Chateau le Verdoyer.In this little village of the Perigord Vert the stables of Milhac de Nontron are welcoming them with...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 15:58
A unique architecture in the Périgord The hughe castle of Hautefort stands on a plateau overlooking the valleys of the Beuze river and the Lourdes river.  In addition to its elegant facade, the castle has beautiful gardens “à la Française” and a rich collection of furniture from the 17th and 18th...
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 17:52
Surrounded by the Dronne river, Brantome is also known as the “Venise du Perigord Vert”. The city has a outstanding natural setting and a abbey approx 1200 years old. If a walk is the perfect way to appreciate the charming tiny streets, the boat ride on the Dronne gives a nice opportunity of...
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 10:20
On the banks of the Dronne river, not far from Brantome, approx 30mn from Château le Verdoyer, the charming village of Bourdeilles, enjoying a beautiful setting, has a beautiful castle. Come to the village of Bourdeilles using the tourist route that leads to Brantome, driving between towering rock...
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 14:39
When speaking of apples, we immediately think of Normandy. But we should not forget the Limousin Apple (Pomme du Limousin is a protected name). This apple is the queen of the village Lanouaille, surrounded by orchards and, of course, where the apple is an important point in the local economy. To...
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 09:17
Saint Saud Lacoussière in the Périgord Vert, one of the most expansive municipalities of France, offers a multitude of different faces: from shady valley to wide fields through hamlets in the shade of century-old trees or exceptional heritage (mills, abbey or farm).
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 23:19
The industry is not the first thing that comes to mind when we think of the Périgord Vert. However, the Auvézère valley is the home of historical sites that offers a real testimony of the industry in Périgord Vert at the end of the 19th century Vaux paper mill and Savignac forge.
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 09:35
The small town of Sorges inaugurated in 1982 a museum dedicated to one of the greatest treasures of the Périgord: the truffle. Recently renovated, this eco-museum offers now a visit, as interesting as playful, through the world of truffles, the black diamond of the Périgord. This museum, housed in ...
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 17:00
On a former railway, still passing by the original stations, offer yourself a nice pedaling ride through the countryside of the “Périgord Vert”. Step on a strange machine, called Vélo-rail, up to 5 people, and enjoy a nice promenade of 11 or 20 km on a part of the railway that once linked Brive and...
Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 17:02
  Le Parc Naturel Régional Périgord Limousin a permis la mise en valeur de nombreux sites et curiosités naturelles, et y a à chaque fois « attaché » des chemins de randonnées, tissant ainsi un réseau de plus en plus étendu et de mieux en mieux entretenu… Et au détour de ces chemins de randonnées,...
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 21:59
  In a rather rainy February, a nice sunny day has inspired us to "test" a new ballad en famille : we opted for a tour of the lake of Miallet (12km away from the campsite).
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 23:27
Honeyfarm of the Perigord Vert   Whatever its color, the Périgord is a land of good food. Today, forget about all the famous dishes, there are also numerous local producers willing to share their delicious products.Among them, just outside Thiviers, you will find the “Miellerie du Perigord Vert”, a...
Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 15:40
The “Félibrée”  (felibrejada in Occitan) is an Occitan festival held each year in a city or a village of the Périgord. The first festival was held on September the 20th 1903 in Mareuil sur Belle. And from that year, all the spots of Perigord were visited. In 2004, it was in Saint Pardoux la...
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 21:05
Nestled in the Périgord Vert, Kawan Château le Verdoyer is also very close to Limoges, country of porcelain.  Take advantage of your stay at Chateau le Verdoyer to discover all the secrets of this knowledge that Limoges has made famous throughout the world
Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 14:30
In Brantôme, nestled in a bend of the Dronne River, you will be welcomed in a little paradise of flowers and greenery of 3 hectares. “Les Jardings d’au-delà”, born from a man’s dream, offers a wide variety of plants, which are organised around different themes.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 21:36
  Every year, during the last weekend of July, the Périgord Vert changes into the Wild West of America, when the "Fête des Bisons" starts in Mialet. A big meeting of old cars and motorbikes during a weekend rythmed by Country music.   For the 8th year, on July the 28th, the Fête des Bisons will be...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 22:11
Famous for its handmade knives, well known all over the world, Nontron is a city where “art-work” and crafts holds an important place. The city has even received the label "Ville et Métiers d'Art". To highlight the culture of craft brought to an art, did the Nontron municipality open the “...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 09:57
Under the good name of peaceful countryside, Perigord Vert hides a dynamic region where you can enjoy many outdoor or water sports. Water sports The Perigord Vert is a region where water is important as shown by its ponds and rivers.  These are suitable for canoeing.  Leaving from Brantome, in...
Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 22:19
Saint Pardoux la Rivière is a small town from the north Dordogne, also called Perigord Vert.The town is deep in a bowl at the bottom of the last forested slopes of the Limousin plateau (Massif Central), hosting the Dronne which, from wild creek becomes a quiet river in a valley that spreads wider...
Saturday, December 19, 2009 - 23:53
Saint Jean de Cole is a town of 340 inhabitants located a few kilometres away from Kawan Village Château le Verdoyer between Thiviers and Nontron. A Member of the French association “ the most beautiful villages in France”, it offers a rich architectural heritage as a green and flowery landscape on...
Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 15:15
Friends of Château le Verdoyer Enjoy high-quality and fresh local products at Château le Verdoyer. We serve products from:   Les Bisons du Périgord – David SOULIE Les Parcs – 24450 Miallet – Tel: 00-335 53 52 63 03 contact@bisonsduperigord.com
Saturday, August 22, 2009 - 12:05
The villages of the "Périgord Vert" The Kawan Village of the Périgord Vert is situated in the heart of a community composed by six villages that live on the rhythm of the rural life. We propose you to go and explore these villages filled with history and traditions. Champs Romain The Kawan Village...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 - 10:57
Nontron is a lovely town, situated in the heart of the ‘Parc Naturel Perigord-Limousin’ and walled in by elegant façades on the hills of the valley of Bandiat. Next to her charm which makes it a pleasant place for tourists, Nontron is also praised because of its knives. The small city has...
Wednesday, March 4, 2009 - 23:04
Architecture and masterpiece of nature Less than 20 kilometers away from Kawan Village Château le Verdoyer, you can find two major sites of great beauty. If the first one has been created by talented architects and craftsmen escaped from the banks of the Loire the second has to thank time and water...
Thursday, January 22, 2009 - 22:44
Nice tiny village of 317 habitants, spread over 200 ha Origin of the name : Champs Romain Decree of the 5th October 1875, which combines the former name of the village : "Romain" in the name of another place called "Les Champs" (the fields)
Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 20:18
Raised on an island, at the gates of the “parc naturel Périgord Limousin”, the charming city of Brantôme is one of the most beautiful village in the Perigord Vert. the large abbey, located on the banks of the Dronne, free from a high cliff, is one of the most interesting monuments in the region.  ...
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