Vacation Rental Description
This 12 century restored house is located in the beautiful Castrum of Belves. On 2 floors with pretty courtyard garden. On ground floor there is a bedroom and separate large lounge and bathroom (no bath).The kitchen is on this floor also. Upstairs is a lounge of 27 m2 with a balcony and a spacious bedroom with bathroom (no bath).
The property is peacefully hidden away behind the hustle and bustle of the main square, where only the birds can be heard and the neighbours exchanging recipes. Also, pins can be heard dropping!!
Being only 25 mins away from Sarlat there are plenty of activities for the culturally interested. I.e. prehistory, the grottes, the rocks etc. Also not forgetting the beautiful Dordogne and Vezere rivers. One can go canoeing or take the tourist boat at Beynac Castle. There is so much to do here that you would need years to see it all.
- Cooking Utensils
- Linen Service
- Amenity Parking
Good restaurants and bars in and around Belves. Pizzeria and snacks. Hotels.
Post Office, Bank, Estate Agents, Greengrocer, Bakers, Hairdressers, Bookshop etc.
Train Station 15 mins by foot.
Cycles can be hired.
Tourist Information Office is very accommodating.
Night markets (one can buy food from the various merchants/dancing etc) every Wednesday evening and elsewhere in the region other nights.
Saturday morning farmers' market
- Adventure Sports
- Horse Riding
- Night Clubs
- Theme park
Belves has an outdoor inexpensive water slide municipal pool.
Only 6 km or less to the nearest beach, for bathing on the River Dordogne or the Vezere.
Being in the area of Sarlat, only half an hour away, there are a lot of historical sites to visit and prehistorical sites and castles galore!
Belves itself has the Troglodytique site to visit, the underground caves where people used to live. With lots of little medieval streets to explore with very old houses.
There are night markets, every night of the week in the surrounding areas and Belves. Day markets too. The night markets are very jolly, with music and dancing on the Square, where one can purchase a meal and take it back to your table. You can bring your own wine if you like.
Saturday morning is the day for the locals to come up to the Belves market for a gossip and a coffee in the bars.
We have most amenities, i.e. bank, post office, greengrocer, but supermarket only 6 km away.
- Nearest Airport : Bergerac at 50 kilometers distance;
- Nearest Train Station : Belves at 1 kilometers distance
- Nearest Town : Belves at 0 kilometers distance
- Travel Info: Bergerac Airport: 45 mins by car
Nearest rail station: Belves or Le Buisson (24)
Toulouse Airport: 2,5 to 3 hrs by car or rail
From Paris: 6 hrs by car or rail
car hire available at airports
pick ups can be arranged at reasonable prices