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Old Apr 4th, 2009, 07:06 PM
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Gite in Dordogne

My husband and I are looking for a gite in the Dordogne or Languedoc to rent for a week in June. Our main interest is food so good restaurants and a nice market nearby are a must! We would like to be able to walk to a Boulangerie in the mornings. Being somewhere off the main tourist track is also important. We will be driving from San Sebastian . Any recommendations would be much appreciated!
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Georgie
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Old Apr 27th, 2009, 07:52 AM
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Have you tried Gites de France?

http://www.gites-de-france.com/gites...=2&CAPMAX=none
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Old Apr 27th, 2009, 08:18 AM
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A lot of the Dordogne gites and rental properties that we looked at a couple of years ago were either outside of town (too out-of-the-way for us), or smack in the middle of a larger town (and we wanted a small-town experience). We eventually found a nice, roomy old house in a charming yet unexceptional village called Daglan.

It was perfect for us, because the town had exactly one of everything. One nice restaurant. One funky pub-restaurant. One bakery (50 yards from front door). One grocery/market. One post office. One ATM. And one cute little town square.

And while it was off the main tourist track, it was also a very quick and easy drive to Domme, Cenac or Castelnaud.

FYI, we rented the place from SimplyPerigord.com
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Old Apr 27th, 2009, 08:27 AM
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Daglan is a wonderful village - quite cute & just barely off the tourist route.

Better hurry if you want to rent for this June. We reserved our Gite in Aug '08 for this coming June.

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Old Apr 27th, 2009, 09:06 AM
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several years ago we stayed at a place called La Gueriniere. It was a couple of km. outside domme/cenac. We walked into town several times. There were more pleasant walks on the backroads in the surrounding countryside. It was a 10-15 minute drive to Sarlat. There were numerous restarants in Domme. A couple of boulangeries in Cenac. A great location. There website is La-gueriniere-dordogne.com
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