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Take a Trip to France's Magical Dordogne

Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of France’s Dordogne region. Stay in an incredible privately owned castle, explore historic villages, witness ancient cave paintings, and indulge in this captivating region’s rich culture and cuisine prepared by the castle’s private chef.

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Your Gateway to an Unforgettable French Vacation

Experience the charm and tranquility of France’s Dordogne region with a stay in the historic Château de Marouatte.

Nestled in the picturesque Périgord Vert, this majestic 11th-century castle offers a unique blend of luxury and history. Enjoy walks through medieval villages and ancient castles, as well as gourmet dining that showcases the finest local cuisine.  There’ll also be a walnut and hazelnut oil tasting as well as a caviar tasting at a private sturgeon farm. Engjoy all this while surrounded by breathtaking landscapes featuring rolling hills, lush forests, and serene rivers. 

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Unique Accommodations

Stay in a private castle with modern amenities and historical charm, offering a unique and immersive French countryside experience you won’t soon forget.

Enjoy Local Wine

Savor the flavors of the region with unlimited wine and other beverages during included meals at the castle.

Entry Fees

All entry fees for group activities as outlined in the itinerary are included, ensuring a hassle-free experience.

Expert Guided Tour

Witness incredible cave paintings, in situ, dating back 18,000 years. These are original paintings, not recreations as found in some parts of France.

Group Transportation

Enjoy group transfers from Angoulême train station to the castle and transportation for all organized day trips, or for the ultimate freedom and flexibility you can choose to rent a car.

Market Visits

Explore local markets where you can sample fresh produce, meats, cheeses, and other regional specialties. We’ll also visit nearby Riberác on market day to see how the locals live and shop.

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France's Magical Dordogne in a Private Castle

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For maximum flexibility and freedom during your stay, we recommend renting a car from either Paris or Bordeaux, but you can also take the TGV fast train from Paris’ Montparnasse station or Charles De Gaulle (CDG) Airport to Angoulême, which takes about 2-3 hours. That said, group transfers from and back to Angoulême station to and from the castle are included and all details will be provided upon registration.

Guests will stay 7 nights in the incredible privately-owned Château de Marouatte in a single or double room.

Yes, daily breakfast, 3 lunches, and 7 dinners are included. Meals at the castle include table water, soft drinks, beer, house wine, and coffee/tea and will be prepared by our private chef.

Pack comfortable clothing and good walking shoes for daily excursions. You can choose to dress up a bit but know that this trip is meant to be pretty casual.  Thinking about packing in layers is always a good idea, and you may want to bring along a light rain jacket and small travel umbrella in case of occasional rain.

Yes, please inform us of any dietary restrictions in advance, and we’ll do our best to accommodate your needs.

Embark on a Journey to France's Magical Dordogne

Reserve your spot on this once-in-a-lifetime experience and witness the majestic beauty of Southern France firsthand.

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