Walking / Cycling

There are many walks around La Barrat: towards the lake, the vineyards or the just along the fram tracks and lanes. We have maps to make you discover more challenging walks or bike rides.


The region is famous for its golf in 9 and 18 holes. You will find about ten 30 km away.

Kayak - Canoë

There are many opportunities for canoeing on the Dordogne - each gite has information about where to go and how much it would cost etc.


The region of Bergerac is recognized for the quality of its wines, with many vineyards extending from the 'Grands Chateaux" to the small farms. The opportunities for winetasting are endless. Dry Whites, crisp Rosés, fruity Reds are all available from just a few euros a liter.

Monbazillac, just at the edge of Bergerac is famous for its sweet white vine. All the vineyards offer free tastings.


We are a 10 minute walk or 2 minute by car from a large lake where carp and perch fishing is allowed. A permit costs 30 euros and allows you to fish in all the lakes and rivers in the region. Alternatively, there is a small private lake, close to us where it costs a few euros per line, per day. We provide some basic fishing gear.


2 km from La Barrat, Issigeac has tennis courts.


There is a tiny local airfield, 5 km away, offering flights over the region for approximately 20 € for20 minutes. It is a surprising experience for the brave. The aerial views of this site were taken in this way.

The region