Less than 10 kilometers from our 3-star hotel in Bourdeilles, discover the village of Brantôme-en- Périgord, nicknamed “The Venice of Périgord Vert”. This sumptuous village of Périgord Vert will charm you with its authenticity, its flowery setting, as well as its rich architectural and cultural heritage. We particularly advise you to discover its Benedictine abbey which hides many treasures, such as a troglodyte complex and the representation of a scene from the Last Judgment. According to legend, the Abbey of Brantôme was founded by Charlemagne at the end of the 8th century. You will enjoy strolling through the city, along the river and stopping in the parks of the town.
Many villages steeped in history are located in the vicinity of the Hotel Les Griffons. We advise you to go to Saint-Jean-de-Côle with its Château de la Marthonie, but also to Aubeterre-sur-Dronne with its troglodyte church. These two towns are classified as the most beautiful villages in France.
The surrounding castles
The region is known to house a large number of exceptional castles. We advise you to visit the Château de Puyguilhem, the Château de Bourdeilles, the Château de Mareuil, the Château de Château-l'Evêque, the Château Saulnier and the Château de la Hierce. Immerse yourself in history during your stay at Hôtel Les Griffons.
Go to the markets near our hotel establishment to taste all the regional specialties. Périgord products are renowned throughout the world for their quality, discover them during your getaways to Brantôme: Bergerac wines, liqueurs from old Périgord distilleries, walnuts, strawberries, chestnuts, truffles, ceps and many others.
The surrounding caves
Behind the abbey of Brantôme in Périgord, discover the Grotto of the Last Judgment, a place full of mysteries and history. We also advise you to go to the Grotte de Villars, a cave featuring prehistoric paintings. During your visit to the Cave of Villars, you can take the opportunity to discover the prehistoric garden and understand the life of Cro-Magnon man.