The Dordogne has a wealth of activities and outings on offer: Its landscape, markets, and cultural heritage. From Easter to autumn Souillac and its surroundings offer many enjoyable expeditions, including wine tours, hiking trails & the world-famous caves of the region. Whether on holiday to relax or pack in the sights you will find plenty of interest in the proximity of Souillac Golf & Country Club: a visit to the unique distillery making Veille Prune, a local farm producing the famous AOP Rocamadour goats’ cheese, the regions black gold, truffle production, family canoe trips down the river Dordogne, local walks of 3 to 15 km’s and of course golf at the Country Club.
For a stay in the summer holiday season it is best to make the most of the Dordogne’s wonderful natural beauty and enjoy the great outdoors. Walk a section of the pilgrims route to Santiago Compostela taking in its fortified abbeys, enjoy a day on the river with the family, or simply stroll and enjoy the spectacular religious site of Rocamadour, the Romanesque abbey of Souillac, or the famous traditional market of Sarlat. For lovers of produce of the region the Périgord and the Lot offer guided visits to farms and vineyards such as those of Maison Vigouroux and then enjoy these ingredients transformed into delicious traditional dishes in local eateries such as the Golf Clubs Restaurant du Golf or the renowned Michelin starred restaurant the Pont de L’Ouysse.
For the more adventurous among you there is no more exhilarating way to experience the Dordogne’s spectacular topography than to take a hot air balloon ride, go skydiving or hand gliding. All can be found within 40 minutes by car from the Golf & Country Club offered by the Montgolfier’s du Périgord.
There are numerous cultural sites open for visits such as cathedrals, castles and caves. The Chateaux of Castelnaud or the Lascaux caves, at less than 50 minutes from the Golf & Country Club, these are visits that can not fail to give an understanding of the Dordogne’s heritage. To help and assist with ticket reservations and organising your excursions the Golf & Country Club’s staff are always on hand to help. Many of the regions delights such as truffles, mushrooms and chestnuts can also be enjoyed in the calm of the autumn months along with the year-round activities of walking and golf.
So as you can see this wonderful region has many tourist attractions of interest throughout the year and if you are looking for accommodation to rent near Souillac ,the gateway to the Dordogne valley ,then there is no better place to look for your next family holiday than our comfortable individual rental properties.