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Some Distances

Riberac 0km
Perigueux 35 km
Aubeterre 15km
Brantome 37km
Bergerac 51km

Riberac and it's surroundings

In Riberac you will find all services, supermarkets, banks, and 5 bakers. There are several cafes and restaurants mostly serving traditional French cuisine but Riberac also has a Thai and Chinese restaurant. Every Friday morning there is a wonderful market, selling a fantastic selection of local produce including in season fruits and vegetables, foie gras stuffed in figs and wine all from the immediate area.
There is a beautiful new outdoor swimming pool with a 5 m diving board in Riberac. There is also canoeing at the campsite in Riberac all just 2 minutes drive form the house.

Aubeterre Sur Drone is a beautiful village a 10 minute drive from Riberac. It has been officially listed as one of « The Most Beautiful Villages in France» since 1993,

Visitors and tourists can enjoy visiting two very interesting churches and meandering through the narrow streets, popping in to admire the many specialist shops. In the village square there are several cafés and restaurants, beautifully shaded by ancient lime trees and on a Sunday morning market sellers gather to sell their produce.


There is an 18 hole golf course in Perigueux (32km) and another at Manoir de (14km).

Nearby is the magical Lake at la Jemaye, with free water sports and fantastic woodland walking trails.

Just over 2 hours drive away is the Atlantic Coast where there is the highest dune in Europe, La Dune de Pyla (117 meters high), close to the stunning Baie d'Arcachon, famous for their fantastic oysters! Shopping, sightseeing in Bordeaux is approx. 1hr 45 minutes by car.


La Charrouffie is easily reached via Road, Rail or Air.

  • From the North, go via Poitiers, then Angouleme. Through Angouleme, follow signs to Liboune, until you pick up signs to Perigueux and Riberac.
  • From Angouleme (For the TGV to Paris (2:30min), follow signs to Perigueux and then Riberac (50 min)
  • From Bordeaux, follow the A89 towards Lyon. Take the Montpon exit (also marked Riberac) and follow signs to Riberac.
  • From Bergerac (For a full selection of Ryan air, Jet2 and Flybe flights) follow signs to Mussidan, then Riberac (50 mins)

The entrance to La Charrouffie is on Chemin Des Tilleuls. Chemis Des Tilleuls is a very small road, which is a right hand turn JUST after the "end of Riberac" sign.

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