An incredible chateau holiday home in Dordogne

Written by on November 22, 2019 in Aquitaine, Holidays & Things to do

Chateau with a fairy tale like tower surrounded by vineyards and rolling hills in Dordogne

Live your very own fairy tale in Dordogne when you stay at the 500 year old Chateau de Sadillac – it’s the perfect place for to celebrate a special occasion.

The Chateau, which sleeps 15, is a perfect base to discover the Dordogne from – and a great place for families and friends to get together. With so many facilities and so much to see and do in the area, no one will want to leave. And that really is a sign of a great holiday.

Celebrate with a stay at a truly enchanting chateau

Swimming pool with a castle tower in the background

Whether it’s a milestone birthday, wedding or anniversary, or perhaps just an overdue holiday with a group of friends, this large holiday home is sure to mark any occasion in style. You’ll get exclusive use of the facilities when you stay – and there are so many, you’ll find it hard to tear yourself away to explore the wonders of this most beautiful part of France.

A chateau holiday home big enough for a large group

For a start, this historic holiday home has its very own 9-hole golf course (they’ll also provide golf equipment so you don’t have to fill the car with bags to enjoy a game). There’s even a bar overlooking the course for when you’re not practicing a hole in one on the green.

There’s a large swimming pool, perfect for the long sunny days of summer, heated pool, Finnish sauna and outdoor changing area complete with shower.

And a fishing lake for the kids. And trampoline, huge chess set, football pitch, table tennis, boules pitch and kids games room.

A fabulous kitchen makes self-catering easy and rustling up a picnic is a doddle. And, budding chefs will love the pizza oven and barbecue area with a fabulous terrace for outdoor dining. Plus, if you don’t feel like cooking, a private chef can be available, just let the owners know and they’ll help you sort it out, sure to make a special dinner or party create real wow factor and everyone gets to relax and indulge.

4-poster bed in a luxury bedroom at a Chateau holiday home in Dordogne

There are luxurious bedrooms and loads of seating area so that you always feel as if you have plenty of space. This really is a unique holiday home, more than 500 years old while some parts date back to the 11th century. It’s the sort of place where memories are made.

What to do in and around Sadillac

View of the town of Bergerac, Dordogne

Bergerac, a charming medieval port town, is just a short drive away from Sadillac. Head to the old town and wander its cobbled streets to admire the half-timbered houses. Take a break in the pretty square La Place Pélissière and indulge in a perfect café lifestyle experience at a cosy café or wine bar while you people watch in the sunshine. It’s also an ideal town for wine lovers and with a wine making industry going back to the 2nd century AD, they’re pretty good at it here. Visit Maison des Vins, a free museum in a beautiful 17th-century Récollets Cloisters. The shop has an extensive range of wine from the region which you can taste and buy.

Vineyards in Dordogne, lit by a beam of sunlight breaking through clouds

Nearby, Monbazillac is famous for its sweet wines. Perched on a hill overlooking Bergerac, seemingly and surrounded by vineyards, the Chateau de Monbazillac is must-visit for all wine lovers. Take a tour and tasting of the King of dessert wines.

Old wood paneled door with the word "degustation" meaning wine tastingAfterwards, splurge at the Michelin starred La tour des Vents, where your taste buds are in for a true treat. Chef Damien Fagette. Try the chef’s terrific value market menu, or the great value gourmand menu for exquisitely produced dishes that are seasonal and local – and unforgettable. And as for the views, with a 360˚ panoramic – it’s a feast for the eyes.

The whole area around Sadillac is renowned for its gastronomy, wines and marvellous markets. There are gorgeous chateaux, prehistoric caves, river water sports, stunning landscape, the stunning town of Sarlat and more. So though you may not feel like you want to leave your beautiful Chateau holiday home – make just a little bit of time to explore this magical part of France…

There are plenty of direct flights from the UK, Netherlands and Belgium direct to Bergerac airport just 15 minutes from the chateau, as well as to Bordeaux airport which is less than one and a half hours drive from Sadillac.

Book your Dordogne dream holiday at the Chateau de Sadillac: www.chateau-de-sadillac.com

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