Things to do and see

Domaine de Jurmilhac is located in southern Périgord in the Dordogne, a region rich in history, gastronomy and vineyards, with magnificent authentic and varied landscapes.

Cities & Towns

5 mins from the medieval village of Issigeac, 25 mins from the Bastides of Eymet, Monpazier and Molière and 30 mins from Bergerac. You are spoiled for choice to enjoy these historical treasures, their markets, shops, cafes and restaurants.

The chateaux

There is said to be a thousand and one castles in the Périgord. Biron, Beynac and Bridoire to name a few of the more famous. All offer a unique experience and reflect the rich medieval history of the region.

The markets

Several markets are organized in the neighboring villages offering the possibility of stocking up on local, seasonal products all year round. In the summer months, the night markets offer a unique experience with their local products, music great atmosphere.

The restaurants

We can recommend some choice restaurants, from Michelin starred to the secret hideways.

The wine route

We are located near many vineyards including the famous Monbazillac vineyard. Most are open to the public, with tastings and tours. We can also organize bespoke guided tours to discover them and taste their best wines.

The Dordogne river

Canoing on the Dordogne is a must do! Several companies offer various excursions to suit all abilities and ages.

The Gabarres (ancient merchant boats) offer leisurely trips upriver starting from Bergerac passing the many historic sites of the valley.


The splendid hanging gardens of Marqueyssac offer 6km of walks lined by 150,000 century-old box trees. The gardens offer one of the most impressive panoramas in Périgord overlooking the Dordogne valley and its historic castles.


The Dordogne region is at the heart of European prehistory. The cave of Lascaux is the most well-known and illustrative example of this. A visit to admire the drawings of the first artists of humanity is an enlightning look back into our early history.


The Perigord is a region of delicacies. Truffles, foie gras, strawberries, walnuts, ceps, honey, cheese and wine abound, making it a paradise for foodies.