Our Local Guide

The Dordogne Valley is packed with great things to see and do. Let us help you draw up your Dordogne holiday  “bucket list”. Whether you are travelling as a family with children or on a group cycling or walking holiday, there are activities for everyone.

Macaque sitting on a stone wall in Rocamadour

La Foret des Singes

Just above the lovely medieval town of Rocamadour is the Foret des Singes - Monkey Forest - and it’s a treat for the whole family. The 20 hectare park is ...
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Trail-through-the woods-to-the-Moulin-du-Saut

Le Moulin du Saut

We are surrounded by beautiful countryside and there are any number of lovely routes - perfect for a short stroll or a full days hike for a serious walker. One ...
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Sarlat in the heart of the Dordogne


If you are in the Dordogne, do not miss a visit to Sarlat. A very attractive and well-preserved town in the south-west of France, Sarlat is one of the most ...
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A view across some of the topiary at Marqueyssac looking to the countryside beyond

Marqueyssac – The Dordogne’s Hanging Gardens

This is a truly lovely garden, the views and setting are outstanding and it’s very child friendly. Listed as a National Historical Monument, 6 kms of immaculate paths edged with ...
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The Castle at Castelnaud-la-Chapelle on the Dordogne

Château de Castelnaud la Chapelle – Castle of War

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is a lovely village sitting at the confluent of the Ceou and Dordogne river. The village of typical stone houses and little winding streets is very pretty but its ...
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The beautiful Chateau des Milandes on a sunny day

Château Des Milandes – The Glamorous Castle.

The Chateau des Milandes is one of the prettiest castles in the Dordogne and, unlike most of its neighbours, some of its most interesting history is recent. The larger, more ...
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A wooden welcome sign in amongst foliage

Welcome To Holiday In The Lot

We are very proud to launch our new website. Please have a good look around and feel free to tell us what you think of it. We are very lucky ...
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