Through our regional discoveries

Explore the picturesque surroundings of Saint Astier and discover the treasures of the South West, where historic towns, famous vineyards and enchanting landscapes await you for a memorable getaway…

Bordeaux: City of Art and History

Immerse yourself in the heart of Bordeaux, a dynamic city with a rich architectural and cultural heritage.

Stroll through the lively streets of the city centre, discover the majestic Place de la Bourse and admire the elegant façades along the banks of the Garonne.

Don’t miss out on a visit to the Cité du Vin, a must-see for wine lovers, as well as the magnificent Saint-André cathedral and the Place de la Comédie, home to Bordeaux’s great theatre.

Estimated driving time from Saint Astier: approx. 1h15.



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Saint-Émilion: A wine jewel

Surrounded by vineyards as far as the eye can see, Saint-Émilion is a town of medieval charm and renowned for its wines.

Wander along its cobbled streets lined with stone houses, discover the secrets of its troglodyte cellars and taste the region’s prestigious wines during a visit to a local winegrower.

Be sure to visit the monolithic church, carved out of the rock, and admire the panoramic views from the bell tower of the collegiate church.

Estimated driving time from Saint Astier: approx. 1h.


Périgueux: Capital of Périgord

Périgueux: Capital of Périgord

Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Périgueux, the capital of the Périgord region.

Explore its medieval streets, discover its Gallo-Roman remains and admire the remarkable architecture of its Saint-Front cathedral.

Be sure to visit the Vesunna museum, dedicated to the history of the city in Roman times, and the medieval quarter of the town, where you can sample the region’s gastronomic specialities in one of the many traditional restaurants.

Estimated driving time from Saint Astier: approx. 20 minutes.

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Bergerac: gateway to Périgord Pourpre

Discover the enchanting charm of Bergerac, a picturesque town on the banks of the Dordogne.

Stroll along the lively quays, admire the half-timbered houses lining the streets of old Bergerac and visit the Tobacco Museum to learn more about the history of the region.

Be sure to sample Bergerac wines on a tour of the surrounding vineyards, and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the local markets to discover local produce.

Estimated driving time from Saint Astier: approx. 1h.

Sarlat: Medieval treasures

Immerse yourself in the medieval atmosphere of Sarlat, an enchanting town in the heart of the Périgord Noir.

Explore its cobbled streets, discover its half-timbered houses and visit the magnificent Saint-Sacerdos cathedral.

Don’t miss Sarlat’s lively market, where you can sample local specialities and discover regional crafts.

You can also take advantage of the many cultural and festive events that take place in the town throughout the year.

Estimated driving time from Saint Astier: approx. 1h.





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Brantôme: Venice of Périgord

Discover the picturesque beauty of Brantôme, nicknamed the Venice of the Périgord for the canals that surround the town.

Explore the Benedictine Abbey of Brantôme, founded in the 8th century, and stroll along the River Dronne to admire the bucolic landscapes surrounding the town.

Be sure to visit the abbey’s troglodyte caves and sample the region’s culinary specialities in one of the town’s many picturesque restaurants.

Estimated driving time from Saint Astier: approx. 40 minutes.


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Limoges: City of Porcelain

Immerse yourself in the world of porcelain in Limoges, a town renowned for its exceptional craftsmanship.

Visit the famous porcelain factories, discover the fascinating history of this ancestral art at the Adrien Dubouché museum and admire contemporary creations in the city’s boutiques.

Don’t forget to visit Saint-Étienne’s Cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture, and stroll through the city’s botanical gardens for a green break in the heart of Limoges.

Estimated driving time from Saint Astier: approx. 1h30.



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Arcachon: A seaside escape

Treat yourself to a seaside getaway in Arcachon, a popular seaside resort on the Atlantic coast.

Explore the fine sandy beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, admire the Belle Époque villas lining the seafront and sample fresh seafood in the town’s restaurants.

Be sure to visit the Dune du Pilat, the highest dune in Europe, for panoramic views over the Arcachon Basin and the Atlantic Ocean.

Estimated driving time from Saint Astier: approx. 2h.