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Discover the 'must buy' areas of Bergerac & Eymet
Bergerac is home to a beautiful blend of peaceful countryside, picturesque old towns and golden sweet Monbazillac wines. Just South of Bergerac is the attractive bastide town of Eymet which is known for its thriving central market square that is sat on the banks of the Dropt River. Both Bergerac and Eymet are set in the Dordogne department meaning Long River and is also one of the most beautiful rivers in France. Winding its way through Bergerac it attracts thousands of tourists every year who come to fish or simply walk along the river banks. There are many reasons why people from across the world are drawn to the Dordogne, imagine rural England blazed in sun, soaked in history and wrapped in green countryside.
Allow yourself to be seduced by the renovated old town of Bergerac which has been restored to its former beauty and like many locals you will be able to enjoy a pleasurable afternoon spent simply strolling its streets and relaxing in its shady squares while admiring the museums and restored buildings. Friends, family or just guests will spend their weekend breaks or summer holiday trips at the plethora of attractions and sights that Bergerac has to offer. Whether you’ve always wanted to visit the Notre-Dame or wander around one of the many famous chateau’s you’ll soon find yourself visiting your new French house more and more. We found just a few special properties that may turn the town of Bergerac into your new residence.
Situated in the South-East of the Dordogne, Eymet is a pretty bastide town popular amongst British expatriates, who account for a third of the local population. Retaining its original layout of an open central square and a surrounding grid of straight roads Eymet is very typical of the other bastide towns in the region such as Monflanquin and Villereal. It is also home to the award winning Bergerac Wine Tours a must when visiting or even just for a lazy afternoon of wine tasting. Located on the banks of the Dropt River the valley meanders through the beautiful mushroom-rich countryside of Périgord to the Garonne River over eighty miles away. Throughout the valley are medieval towns, Romanesque churches and chapels, and of course a number of beautiful chateaux.
Pour yourself a glass of the local wine and take a tour around our range of properties for sale in Bergerac, and the area in your new favourite region of France.