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Designated as an official ‘City of Art and History’ by the French Ministry of Culture, Bergerac is located in the Dordogne department of southwest France. With a population of around 102,000 it’s the second-largest commune in the Dordogne after Périgueux and many British immigrants have made it their home, attracted by reasonably low-cost housing, the pleasant climate and the welcoming culture. There are two statues here to Cyrano de Bergerac, the eponymous subject of Edmond Rostand’s play, but no statue (as yet) to cult 80s UK TV detective Jim Bergerac!
The city centre is blessed by a bustling café scene and picturesque riverfront old town, while the wine growing terrain that sounds it is perfect for scenic road trips. Hiring a car in Bergerac is child’s play with Enjoy Travel ̶ drop in your dates and details and you’ll have several great deals to choose from in the blink of an eye. Hiring a car bijou car like a Renault Twingo costs just €20.28 a day to hire in Bergerac if you book off-season, an economy-sized Opel Corsa is just €20.48 a day and a trendy and tough Citroen C3 is only €20.74 a day. Bergerac car hire from Enjoytravel.com is convenient, easy and quick ̶ let’s roll!
Guide to Bergerac
Bergerac’s compact old town has plenty of interesting medieval buildings and some elegant squares ̶ it’s a lovely, laid-back place to wander around and stop for a relaxing coffee while people-watching and soaking up the riverfront views. The flourishing farmlands and verdant vineyards that surround it are a joy to drive through and there are several historical and cultural attractions to check out in the town proper.
Things to do in Bergerac
Apart from the amazing old town architecture, history buffs and culture vultures enjoy the tobacco museum and countless chateaux and wine caves, while you can also canoe on the Dordogne or picnic at the picturesque Lac de Pombonne, just north of the city. For something really different, drive up the river from Bergerac to reach Grottes de Maxange, a labyrinthine complex of caves which have walls bedecked with beautiful crystal helictites.
Eating out in Bergerac
Bergerac has much to recommend it to foodies. La Tour des Vents serves traditional local food which you can take indoors or out on the scenic terrace, Fleur d’Oranger has a legendary leek curry, and La Désirade is the place to find fantastic homemade ice cream.
Transport in Bergerac
There’s a local bus service but the centre of Bergerac is compact and can be navigated on foot. Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport (EGC) is 6km from the city centre.
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