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.
There is said be a thousand and one castles in Périgord. Biron, Beynac and Bridoire to name a few of the more famous. All have their own history and offer unique experiences.
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.
We can recommend some choice restaurants, from Michelin stared 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
With friends or family, canoeing on the famous Dordogne River is an essential activity. Several companies offer multiple circuits of various lengths, making them suitable for everyone. They drop you off upstream of the river to let you paddle quietly downstream to your starting point.
The famous Gabarres de Bergerac take you to visit the Dordogne from the river on these typical sailboats of the region.
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 Périgord is a land of delicacies and savoir vivre which abounds in products such as truffles, foie gras, strawberries, walnuts, ceps and also honey, cheeses and Bergerac wines.