Located in the heart of Dordogne, in Perigord, Issigeac is a medieval town wich manage to keep its authenticity at the heart of its historic circular enclosure. A village, overflowing with history and architecture, which artists and craftspeople have chosen as their home between restaurants and shops.
A lively and dynamic village
in Issigeac animations are numerous†: basket fair, flower fair, disk and comic fair, medieval day, flea market nightly visit of the village with lantern, and don’t forget its numerous gourmet market and its wonderful Sunday market elected one of the best French’s market as well as Dordogne, Nouvelle Aquitaine..
Equiped with a petanque pitch and a tennis court, Issigeac also offers sports activities to share with other.
Starting point of many walks
Immersed in a peculiar atmosphere, inviting to escape and relax, each narrow street is a walk that will make you discover every nook and cranny of this gorgeous village.
For nature lovers, the cottage is an excellent starting point to marked hiking trail.
Surroundings of Issigeac
The most beautiful villages in France
20 minutes away by car, stand Bergerac, Cyrano’s town.
The surronding of Issigeac, will make you travel through many Dordogne’s picturesque villages listed ´†most beautiful villages in France†ª such as Limeuil or Belves.
Castles and bastides
The castle of Lanquais and Biron and the bastide towns Monpazier and Eymet will delight your imagination.
The patrimony offers so many beautiful things to discover that it’s often difficult to choose.
Follow the dordogne by foot, gabarre or canoe.
Swimming is possible in the Lougratte Lake(17 minutes away from the cottage), the river or even in pools at Castillones.
Diverse excursions by foot, bike or horse are proposed along the Dordogne
You can enjoy a gastronomy exceptionally rich un local products ( truffles, ceps, nuts, foie gras…)
Wine lovers will find their pleasure in the vineyards of Monbazillac or Pécharmant.