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Our Location & Getting To Us

Our Location & Getting To Us

In the Heart of the Dordogne


Located in the ‘Perigord Noir’, in the commune of Fleurac (flower-town) five minutes from the historic town of Les Eyzies, ‘Chestnut Cottage’ is wonderfully central for all the region’s major attractions and everyday requirements.


5 minutes to the nearest restaurant


5 minutes to the bakery, pharmacy, shops and a small supermarket


15 minutes to Le Bugue and St Cyprien with large supermarkets and all the other facilities you may need. Rouffignac, with its range of shops, is also only 10 minutes away.


The medieval and beautiful towns of Sarlat, Montignac, Perigueux and Bergerac and 10 hill-top bastide towns are only between 20-60 minutes drive.


Bordeaux, Toulouse, St Emilion, and Limoges are a pleasant 1.5-2.5 hours away. Biarritz, The Pyrenees and Spain are a comfy 3-5 hour drive.


A car is highly recommended to give you the freedom to see the numerous, beautiful sites and attractions as far as you wish to go.

By Air:-

- Bergerac (50minutes) from many airports via RyanAir or FlyBe

- Brive-Souillac (1hr) - From UK airports including London city airport

- Bordeaux (2hrs) – BA, EasyJet

- Limoges or Toulouse (2.0-2.5 hrs)


By Car:-

– Eurotunnel or Ferry to several French ports. The journey can be done comfortably in a day or with an overnight stop.


By Train:-

– Eurotunnel and then on to number of stations including Limoges/Perigueux/Brive/Le Buisson/Les Eyzies etc.


Car Hire:- 

Available at all airports and railway stations via Hertz, Budget, Avis, etc. Recommended to give you the freedom to see the numerous sites and activities of the region.


Local Directions:-

‘Chestnut Cottage’ at Domaine Le Ruisseau, located off the D31 between the villages of Manaurie and Fleurac.

If your route takes you to Les Eyzies, after Les Eyzies take the D47 to Manaurie which is 4km from Les Eyzies, direction Perigueux. In Manaurie, turn right onto the D31 - signposted Fleurac/Rouffignac/Chateau L’Herme.

After 2Kms you will see the Black/Orange ‘Le Ruisseau’ sign on your right. Turn in here and take the left hand tarmaced road down to the house.

From Fleurac, the property entrance is 4Km after Fleurac on the left.


GPS Coordinates of Domaine Le Ruisseau are as follows:

Datum WGS84.                                           GPS: N 44° 58' 48"    E 1° 00' 7"

Getting To Us

Getting To Us


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