Cheap flights to Bergerac
The region surrounding Bergerac is one of the country's most beautiful holiday hotspots, boasting historical sites, idyllic chateaux and breath-taking landscapes. With stunning scenic views, lots to do and a thriving gastronomy scene, Dordogne-PÃ©rigord is the perfect destination for a memorable and indulgent break.
- Flight frequency: Several/Week
- Currency: EUR (€)
- Population: 27,555
Overview of Bergerac
Situated in Aquitaine in the South-West of France, this region is rich in history. Filled with quaint picturesque villages and beautiful vineyards, the area is best known for producing some of the most sought after wines in the country. Many of the vineyards offer tours and tasting sessions for enthusiastic wine aficionados. The region is also famous for its gastronomy scene, being rich in local produce such as truffles, walnuts, and duck. Much of the area has escaped urbanisation and boasts endless views of protected countryside. The scenery is dotted with fields of beautiful flora and fauna and enchanting medieval Bastides â fortified towns built during the 13th and 14th centuries which now provide fascinating destinations for tourists.
Events and Attractions
Being surrounded by beautiful countryside makes hiking and walking a popular pastime in this area of France. With more than 1,500 castles in the Dordogne region, it's easy to feel like you've taken a step back in time when exploring stunning locations like the castle of Monbazillac. Standing tall on hilltops and waterfronts, many sites date back to medieval times. Some of the worldâs oldest paintings reside in the VÃ©zÃ¨re Valley. See the caves of Lascaux II up close and youâll soon understand why itâs nicknamed the âPrehistoric Sistine Chapel.â The Rouffignac Caves are just as impressive. Donât miss the numerous gardens which are spread throughout the area from the hanging gardens of Marqueyssac overlooking the Dordogne valley to the 13 themed Gardens of the Imaginary in Terrasson. And for those wanting to hit the water, the Atlantic coastline of Aquitaine offers 250km of white sandy beaches, ideal for those who want to surf the waves or climb the sand dunes.
Find Hotels around Bergerac
Whether you want to be right in the peacefully secluded heart of Bergerac or you want to stay on the outskirts where you'll have more access to the rest of France, you can find your ideal hotel with our booking tool on the left.
Travel to and from Bergerac Dordogne Perigord Airport
Serving much of the Dordogne region of France, Bergerac Dordogne Perigord Airport is situated just 3km to the south of Bergerac.
IATA code: EGC
Name: Bergerac Dordogne Perigord Airport
Address: Route d'Agen, 24100 Bergerac, France
Telephone: +33 5 53 22 25 25
These is ample car parking space at the airport with over 500 spaces available to travellers. The first 30 minutes are free, making it ideal for dropping passengers off.
Although there is no direct rail link to the airport, the railway station is situated a short 15 minute drive away. From here you can get connections to destinations such as Bordeaux and Sarlat-la-Caneda. There is also a regular bus service that runs through the town, with the main bus depot located at Place de la Republique (opposite the main tourist office).
As Bergerac itself is 3 km away from the airport you may wish to catch a taxi to access transport at the town. A taxi rank can be found near the terminal exit but to avoid long queues it is advised that passengers book in advance.
A variety of car rental services operate from inside the airport including Avis. While you can hire a car on arrival, it’s recommended that you book in advance to ensure a suitable vehicle is available.
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