Entertainment and Services

We have various guides and maps at your disposition in the guest house.

The
Château de Bridoire
is an important stop on your visit. The castle is a children’s dream. The castel is a private Historical Monument from the 15th century located in the heart of the Monbazillac vineyards. Discover 15 fully furnished rooms in this 3 story building : a remarkable vaulted ceiling kitchen with it’s copper pots and pans, dining room, pool table, large living room, guard room, underground prison, king’s bedroom and chapel. There are also a 100 ancient indoor and outdoor games for all ages : armor fittings, scriptorium, crossbow shooting, reaction games, etc. not to mention the stables from the 19th century with their horses and ponies!

Château Masburel, in Fougueyrolles organises unique wine themed activities all summer long on a reservation basis.

  • Wine and food pairing workshop
  • « blind test » animation
  • « introductory course » animation

 

Towns 

Sarlat, a beautiful town to visit, the Saturday morning market is known for it’s truffles, foie gras, and mushrooms (depending on the season).

 

Les Eyzies de Tayac, the prehistoric caves of Lascaux and Montbazzilac castle are not to be missed as part of your excursions.

Activities 

Golf, if you enjoy golfing, the St. Méard Golf Club awaits you this summer, with simplicity and open to all players. If you desire a prestigious club, you can discover the Golf des Vigiers. 

Horse Riding, at the Centre équestre Les Pourcauds
24610 St Meard De Gurçon
Contact : Rouffort Nelly
Tél : 05.53.82.30.52
Tennis, at the Pineuilh tennis club                                                                                        
5 rue Chury
33220 Pineuilh
Tél : 08 99 10 69 65
More useful information :
to better organise your vacation, you can find useful information about : markets, events, hiking paths, sports, advised visits, restaurants, etc.. See the Pays de Bergerac web site.

Other Visits and Activities in the area

Gurçon Lake (Lac de Gurçon) nautical activities, kid’s playground, sand beach,  snack and small restaurants

Echourgnac Abbey : delicious walnut oil cheese
Ecuries de St Méaroises : Horse riding school and stables  tél : 06 76 77 68 52
St Méard Golf Club 9 holes :  rental equipment available tél : 09 62 08 46 46
Moulin de Duellas : Guided tour of the old mill in St Martial d’Artenset tél : 05 53 82 39 54
St Méard Pizza truck : Thursday evenings in the plaza in front of the recreational hall  
tél : 06 51 78 54 64

Le Pressoir Restaurant : Saint Méard de Gurçon, 05 53 80 56 78  www.opressoir.com

 

Markets

  • in Montpon-Ménestérol wednesday mornings
  • in Bergerac wednesday and saturday mornings
  • in St Méard tuesday mornings (in front of the town recreational hall)
  • in Ste Foy la Grande Saturday mornings (nominated “the most beautiful market in France” )
  • organic market with animations : in St Antoine de Breuilh tuesday evenings (during the summer)
  • night market : every friday evening in Villefranche de Lonchat (during the summer)
  • Market Saint Foy La Grande

Services and stores

ATTENTION : most stores are closed on Mondays
INTERMARCHE in Ste Foy (Open daily, Saturdays until 7:30 p.m. and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.).
HYPERMARCHE in Montpon (Open daily, Saturdays until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 8:30 – 11:45)
LECLERC in Pineuilh (Open daily, Saturdays until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. –  12h30 p.m.)

 

Tourist Office
– place Clémenceau in Montpon-Ménestérol  24700
– 102 rue de la République in  Ste Foy la Grande 33220
 
tél : 05 53 80 30 10
tél : 05 57 46 03 00
Mechanic        St Méard-Auto
tél : 05 53 80 54 15
Organic grocery stores
–  BIOCOOP avenue Jean Moulin in Montpon-Ménestérol 24700
–  BIO-ESSENTIEL  4 Ormeaux zone in PORT SAINTE FOY
 
tél : 05 53 81 18 05
tél : 05 53 73 99 16
Pharmacy : GRELAUD à 24610 St Méard de Gurçon
tél : 05 53 82 48 08
General store / bar in St Méard de Gurçon (open Sunday morning, closed on mondays)
tél : 05 53 80 20 34
Bike Rental    THE MOUNTAIN BIKE HIRE
tél : 05 53 63 08 91
General store (tabacco/newpapers/fuel) in St Méard de Gurçon
tél : 09 75 89 68 18
Doctor    P. WAQUIER in Le FLEIX
tél : 05 53 58 85 38
Hair dresser  Evelyne à 24610 St Méard
tél : 05 53 80 18 96
Wine growers
–        « le GOUYAT » à St Méard
–        Dominique LEJAS « château Le Buisson » à St Méard
–        Château Laulerie Vignobles DUBARD à St Méard
 
tél : 05 53 82 48 31
tél : 06 76 98 55 95
tél : 05 53 82 48 31
Firemen 24610 St Méard
tél : 18
Martine CALLAY and Monsieur Marco POVERELLO take care of the guest house maintenance.
They can help you with various services, cleaning (15 €/h) or find a baby-sitter to watch your children if necessary.
Martine can also prepare excellent meals, please ask her 24h ahead of time.
Contacts :
Martine CALLAY   tél : 07 87 80 70 56
Marco POVERELLO   tél : 05 53 82 45 09 or 06 32 72 32 45