The region surrounding Bergerac is one of the country's most beautiful holiday hotspots, boasting historical sites, idyllic chateaux and breath-taking landscapes. Book your cheap flights to Bergerac now and explore this stunning region.
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 Bastide towns built during the 13th and 14th centuries which now provide fascinating destinations for tourists.
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. See the caves of Lascaux II up close and you will soon understand why it's nicknamed the Prehistoric Sistine Chapel. The Rouffignac Caves are just as impressive.
With flights to Bergerac you won't miss out on the numerous gardens, 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.
Eating in Bergerac
Eating in Bergerac
There are so many choices of food in Bergerac. A particular recommendation is Restaurant L'Imparfait with a superb menu of regionally-inspired favourites with a twist. Specialities include Sole Meunière, Filet de Boeuf with Pan-fried Foie Gras. The desserts are just as mouth-watering, they include Lemon Tart with Basil Meringue, Rum Baba and delicious Chocolate Mousse.
The restaurant is housed in a pretty 12th century cloister in old Bergerac. Flybe makes this food exploration possible with cheap flights to Bergerac.