There are a thousand and one ways to enjoy your stay in Cœur de Bastides. Stroll on the market, chat with a producer at his attractive stand, taste local specialties in a tasty restaurant, stroll on the squares or through fields and forests, rediscover the pleasures of your childhood by exploring a mysterious castle...
10 am | Walk in the carrerots of Monflanquin: through these small, narrow alleys, we discover the intimacy of the bastide.
11 am | Visit of the Bastides Museum: models and reproductions take us back in time, to the time of the foundation of Monflanquin. A great opportunity for children to dress in medieval clothes and play merchant...!
2.30 pm | After lunch, take the direction of Monpazier, a bastide considered the perfect model of this type of city. Discover the Bastideum, where you can walk through the alleys of the medieval garden and test your dexterity with the wooden games.
4 pm | Visit the nearby Château de Biron: a very well preserved fortress, with still some furnished rooms, also housing exhibitions and a wing dedicated to the Renaissance. You can complete your tour with other castles: Gavaudun and Bonaguil.
8.30 am | Departure for a hike: you can choose from more than 60 marked trails. Some are accessible only on foot, others also by mountain bike, and some even on horseback! You can also decide to rent electric bikes at Station Bee's in Villeréal: Franck advises you on how to discover the nicest spots in the area.
10.30 am | Treasure hunts, quad rides, paintball... You can work out in the forest with Périgord Loisir Nature, near Villefranche-du-Périgord! Prefer to cool off? Many canoe-kayak clubs and several nautical bases welcome you with great pleasure! For swimming, there is also the Lac de Lougratte and the swimming pools.
2.30 pm | If you don't suffer from vertigo, let's go for an abseiling descent at the Château de Gavaudun!
5 pm | End of the day: visit the Domaine du Siorac to discover the Muriel wine estate, and ride on an electric scooter with Les Randos de Nico! If you prefer to discover nature in a different way, consider Les Raconteurs de Pays and the visit dedicated to medicinal plants at the Château de Born!
10 am | Let's go for an hour of treasure hunting starting at the Tourist Office: take a big leap in time and go in search of the treasure of Alphonse de Poitiers in the alleys of the bastide! Knights and princesses, keep your eyes open!
11am | Return to the entrance of the Bastides Museum at the Tourist Office for a visit with the troubadour Janouille la Fripouille, the bastard son of King Henri IV!
2.30 pm | Two possibilities for the afternoon: to the west, visit the Chocolate Museum in Castillonnès, then an end of the day at Lac de Lougratte; or to the east: visit the Château de Gavaudun and its Terra Aventura circuit and end of the sporting day at Parc en Ciel, with tree climbing and swimming.
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