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Close to Thiviers and a short drive to Saint Pierre de Côle and Brantôme, our holiday property is nestled in the heart of the Perigord Vert, in a picturesque and green environment. Thus, our gite Le Grand Claud gives you the chance to enjoy many activities - tourism of course, but also gastronomic, cultural and sporting - in this beautiful region of the Dordogne...




A rich tourist offer


This region of Dordogne offers a variety of sightseeing. All tastes are in nature...

  • Thiviers (4km), "Capital of foie gras", is a pleasant city where you can find the new museum of "foie gras" (fine goose or duck liver paté). [ more + ]

  • Bathing in Nantheuil de Thiviers (6,5km), its sandy beach and shady park, supervised swimming, pedal boating, trampoline, bouncy castle, playground, tennis and snack bar for lunch and dinner. Open daily. Free admission... [ more + ]

  • The medieval village of Saint-Jean de Côle (11km), is ranked among "The Most Beautiful Villages in France" [ more + ]

  • Sorges (11km), "Capital of the black truffle", welcomes visitors with its museum on ecology and its truffles trails [ more + ]

  • Villars Cave (12km) : decorated with stunning stalactites and natural representations of cave art dating from the Magdalenian (approximately 17,000 years BC) [ more + ]

  • The château de Puyguilhem inspired from the renaissance châteaux of the Loire valley stands proudly [ more + ]

  • Brantôme (25km), called the "Venice of Perigord" provides a framework that is both romantic and relaxing with its canals, but also historical with its abbey and vestiges [ more + ]

  • Périgueux (30km), the prefecture of the Dordogne, is a treat for visitors: unique Byzantine cathedral that inspired the "Sacré Coeur" in Montmartre (Paris), the Gallo-Roman museum and vestiges, historic town centre... [ more + ]

The gastronomy of Perigord


You cannot stay or pass through Perigord without tasting the many specialties of the region: foie gras, duck breast, mushrooms, nuts, truffles, wine, strawberry ...

Many farmers welcome you for tours of their farms or host tables. Farmers markets also help you discover the local products.

Outdoor Adventure


Cherveix-Cubas (25km), mountain bike as well as supervised activities such as canoeing, caving and climbing [  more + ]

The region of Thiviers, Saint-Pierre-de-Cole ou Brantôme offers an ideal setting for outdoor activities in both Summer and Winter :

  • hiking in the countryside;
  • horseback riding;
  • riding mountain bike around the Dordogne countryside;
  • canoes in summer on the Dronne (in Brantôme, in particular);
  • microlight flight over the Perigord Vert;
  • Astronomy at the High Perigord Observatory in Thiviers.

The Grand Claud is the perfect setting for holidays both restful and exciting !




Photo aérienne de Brantôme © Altitude Photo