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Romantic setting in Dordogne: The Lady of the violette

Welcome in Sarlat the heart of the Perigord Black in Dordogne.

The Lady of the violette it's a lovely romantic nest in the centre of the mediaeval town of Sarlat, just few steps away from the cathedral and from more than 40 restaurants, brasseries, cinemas and theatre. Perfectly located and just restored this cozy apartement of 53 sq metres, has everything you need to have a vacation you will not forget.

Ideal for honeymoon, romantic setting in a city is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
You can reach the town by car or by train, and if you want you can really set in the Lady of the violette without the necessity to have a car

The house where is located the apartment is dated before than X century as the town, and everything here is a real jem.

Composed by a kitchen with oven and hob, a sittingroom with a 1600 fireplace, wifi and cable tv. Dressing room, a bedroom with a kingsize bed and a bathroom fully furnished.

The property has been renovated completely and has been furnished with class and charme.

You will be surprised by the thousand of things to see and to do here, and visiting the area, the town and setting in the Lady of the violette you will leave in Sarlat a piece of your heart, and in change the town and the Region will leave to you something that you will never forget!

The closest airport where also low cost flights are available are: Bergerac, Limoges, are more far away but still close Toulouse, and Carcassonne, Bordeaux.... and from 2010 the new airport just 15 km away in Souillac, will be available.

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What to do, setting in the Lady of the Violette

Setting in Sarlat you will have thousand of things to see and to do, between you can choose.

Please find below just a list, of few things, but visiting also my other pages of Sarlat and Dordogne you will have much more ideas.

Everything around mean history, you can leave between mediaeval houses, discover castles on the hills, eat the famous "foie gras" and enjoy the prehistoric caves, but you have so many things to see and to visit that you will be surprised.

Sarlat is the capital of Black Périgord, is an exceptionally preserved city. More than 1000 years of living architecture through the streets, the rooftops of lauzes and stone walls and hot blonde.
Sarlat became a city in the 8th century. Boundary between the Kings of France and England during the Hundred Years War, it became French in 1360 and released ten years later by Du Guesclin. The cathedral of Saint-Sacerdos was built under Henri IV. From the 18th century, Sarlat dormant for 150 years before becoming successful with the arrival of the railway.
The exceptional number of listed buildings or ordered per square meter because of Sarlat the first European city in terms of heritage. Sarlat has long been the natural setting of many films.

The Black Perigord is made from magnificent landscapes, castles profusely, visits to farms with tasting, picturesque villages, prehistoric caves, wildlife parks, beautiful gardens ...

The challenge is to choose!

The wisest course would be to return.

Sarlat offer many openair events or inside her buildings, concerts, drama, movies festival, festival of food, art showrooms and exibitions. Please visit the links you will find in Sarlat to have more details and the dates.

Everyweek, on wednesday and on saturday all day all year around, offer a spectacolous market just few metres from the house. You can walk through food, frech specialities, spices, herbs, parfumes, clothes, materials....The people come from all over to visit this marketto buy fresh fruits, vegetables and many more.

Just outside Sarlat you can visit Castles, famous Caves, Antiques gardens........ as the follows:

The gardens of the Manor d'Eyrignac, The Eyrignac Manor Gardens are undoubtedly the finest gardens in the Perigord. Together with the 17th-century manorhouse, they are classified as Monuments Historic

The Rock of Saint Christophe
The prehistoric and historic site of the Roque Saint Christophe is a unique complex because of its size (1 km long over 5 levels with more than 100 rock shelters in the rock),

The gardens de Marqueyssac - Belvédère de la Dordogne
The Gardens of Marqueyssac : the greatest views of the Périgord … It is the most visited garden of the Périgord. A listed site, the romantic and picturesque gardens of Marqueyssac

The caves of Villars
This cave is interesting both from a geological and a prehistoric point of view. During the guided tour you will be able to admire impressive flows of calcite, delicate stalactites

The caves of Roc de Cazelle
Prehistory - History - Nature
Caves and shelters.
Numerous reconstructions of the daily life of our distant ancestors, from the prehistory untill the Middle Ages

Grottes de Lacave
After the access to the heart of the caves by the electric train, the visit starts at the chaos room and continues to the tarasque hall where a rock seems to represent some fabulous animal.

Gorodka, a contemporary site with modern created from the artist Pierre Shasmoukine

Château de Hautefort
The elegant silhouette of the Château de Hautefort is situated on the summit of the plateau that dominates the valley of Beuze and Lourde.

Gouffre de Proumeyssac
Proumeyssac is currently the largest developed cave in the Périgord.

Château de Castelnaud - War museum au Moyen Age
The medieval castle of Castelnaud is built on a rocky outcrop and offers a splendid panorama on the Dordogne valley.Through a collection of arms and armours,

La Maison Forte de Reignac
Listed as an historical monument, "the Château" is not only the Perigord's best kept secret, but also the most unusual and most shrouded in mystery.

Lascaux II
Paléolithique supérieur -35 000/-10 000.
The fac-simile, of the original cave at 200m, reproduction of the Taurus hall and the others.

The Gardens of the imaginations:
A discovery unique in Europe for garden lovers, professionals and simply for those who love nature.

Canoe in the Dordogne or a tour on the boat on this wonderful river!


Location - Dordogne, Sarlat, Perigord Black, Aquitaine France
Home Type - Apartment
Sleeps up to - 2
Number of Bedrooms - 1
Double Beds - 1
Bathrooms - 1
Toilets -
Smoking - Not allowed


Baby cot, 1 Bath(s), Cable or satellite TV, Coffee maker, Free standing stove/cooker, Fireplace, Combined fridge/freezer, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Iron, Ironing board, Kettle, Oven, 1 Shower(s), Stereo, Toaster, Local TV, Vacuum Cleaner, Washing Machine,


Archery, Canoeing, Climbing, Cycling, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horse riding, Mountain biking, Rafting, Sailing, Swimming, Tennis, Water sports,

Local facilities

Amusement park 1 km / 1100 yds,   Bank 50 m / 55 yds,   Boat trips 5 km / 3.1 miles,   Bus station 1 km / 1100 yds,   Bus stop 50 m / 55 yds,   Cinema 500 m / 550 yds,   Day nursery 500 m / 550 yds,   Forest 2 km / 1.25 miles,   Golf club 2 km / 1.25 miles,   Historical site less than 50 m / 55 yds,   Hospital 500 m / 550 yds,   Kids club 1 km / 1100 yds,   Municipal swimming pool 5 km / 3.1 miles,   Museum less than 50 m / 55 yds,   Nature Park 2 km / 1.25 miles,   Pharmacy 100 m / 110 yds,   Port 50+ km / 31+ miles,   Restaurant 50 m / 55 yds,   River/lake 2 km / 1.25 miles,   Shops 50 m / 55 yds,   Skating rink 900 m / 990 yds,   Supermarket 100 m / 110 yds,   Taxi rank 100 m / 110 yds,   Theatre 100 m / 110 yds,   Town centre 50 m / 55 yds,   Train station 2 km / 1.25 miles,   Vineyard 5 km / 3.1 miles,  

Rental rates

From To Euros Period   
1 October 09 23 December 09 400 week 180 3 days
Christmas 09 450 week
New Year 09 450 week
Easter 450 week
5 January 10 20 April 10 400 week 180 3 days
21 April 10 30 June 10 450 week 200 3 days
1 July 10 6 September 10 500 week
7 September 10 4 October 10 450 week 200 3 days
To convert the rental rates above into a different currency please enter the value into the appropriate box below. As currencies are constantly fluctuating this will only be a guide and if you wish to pay in another currency you should agree the amount with the owner.

Rental notes

The weekly rental rate is fully included.
Discount of 25% for monthly rental.

Booking deposit - 30%
Refundable security deposit - 150Euros

Owners details

Owners name: Gloria Wainwright
Telephone - +447509026124
Advertised since: 10 August 2009

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Internet tv and wifi

the bedroom with king size bed

In the kitchen with bar a brekfast table

by the cathedral

In the sitting room

The bedroom

The mediaeval stairs

Backto the house

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