Le Fournet is located 30km north of Bergerac in the beautiful Dordogne region of France
The winters are mild and the summers are long! From May through to October, the Dordogne is up into the 20/30 deg C. In July and August, the temperatures are on average around 30 deg C, which is perfect. Even on warmer days, Le Fournet has two covered terraces and pool to cool off in, plus the thick stone walls mean the main house is always cool in the summer months. In summer, diriving 6 hours south from a channel ferry port to Le Fournet, the air temperature goes up by 10 deg C! Wonderful, real summers and warm nights under the stars. (No light pollution at Le Fournet!).
Nearest village is St.Severin D’Estissac. Nearest shopping town is Neuvic, which is 5km away (7 mins drive).
Neuvic has local shops (bread, meat, newsagent, two restaurants) and a large newly opened Intermarche
(with 24 hour petrol station)..
Mussidan is 10km away and this has a vets and two supermarkets.
Perigueux is 33km away (30 mins driving).
Bergerac is 30km away (30 mins driving). Bordeaux is 100km away (60 mins driving).
Bergerac airport is 40km away (40 mins driving). There are regular flights from many UK aiports, like Bristol and Southampton via Ryanair and Flybe (which also flies from Exeter in the summer months).
Bordeaux Airport is 125km away (75 mins driving). There are many UK airports serving Bordeaux with low cost flights from Easy Jet.
FROM THE UK
7 hours drive from Roscoff (700km). 5 hours from St.Malo, (620km). Calais 8 hours drive, (850km).