Montferrand-du-Périgord

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TownMontferrand-du-Périgord
Insee code24290
Postcode24440
Latitude44.7513030
Longitude0.8658120
AltitudeFrom 85 to 234 meters
Surface13.10 km²
Population174 inhabitants
Density13 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townPérigueux (at 66 km, 77 min)Saint-Avit-Rivière at 1.3 km
DepartmentDordogneSainte-Croix at 3 km
RegionAquitaineSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

The village in the valley of Couze is nestled at the foot of a medieval castle that gave him birth. The oldest known document citing castrum Monte Ferrando is a charter of 1286.

Montferrand-du-Périgord is a municipality in the canton of Beaumont-du-Périgord, with an area of ​​1310 ha. To get there, follow the county 26.


SIGHTSEEING

The former St. Christopher Church (outside the village) outside the small Romanesque church there is no doubt that a treasure is hidden inside. Magnificent polychrome medieval paintings adorn the walls. Dating is between the 12th and 13th century. A scene of St Leonard, the patron saint of prisoners, from two captives free. Other Gothic scenes, oriental inspiration adorn the walls.

Hall: originally it contained 24 pillars. Late 16th century, it housed the fairs and markets.

The castle (private): partly dated from the 12th century, which belonged to the barony of Gontaut-Biron, he was for many years the subject of looting of its stones used to build then to nearby houses.

Houses Renaissance over the hall, beautiful houses that seem by an optical effect look.

Guided tours all year on reservation (fee).

Detailed information
MonumentsChurch Saint-Christophe
Natural sitesForest of the Bessede

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Valley Couze (old paper mills) and museums. Saint-Avit-Sénieur and Cadouin, classified as World Heritage by UNESCO (Santiago pilgrimage). Bergerac, one of the most beautiful royal houses. Molières, the smallest country house Perigord.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Maiden flight and microlight lessonsSports sensationsFrom 45 € to 159 €Belvès (11 km)
Horse rides and lessons in Black PérigordNature and the outdoorsFrom 14 € to 84 €Campagne (18.9 km)
Guided tour of a truffle wood in PérigordLocal flavoursFrom 6 € to 10 €Saint-Cyprien (19.4 km)
Bicycle hire at the heart of Black PérigordNature and the outdoorsFrom 10 € to 140 €Castelnaud-la-Chapelle (24 km)

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PHOTOS

Old church of Saint-ChristopheOld church of Saint-Christophe
 
Inside the old church of Saint-Christophe - Medieval FrescoesInside the old church of Saint-Christophe - Medieval Frescoes
Inside the old church of Saint-Christophe - FrescosInside the old church of Saint-Christophe - Frescos
 
Former Church of St. ChristopherFormer Church of St. Christopher

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WEATHER

Tuesday 2 September
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Min. 9°C - Max. 22°C
Wednesday 3 September
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Min. 9°C - Max. 24°C
Thursday 4 September
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Borie du Chevrier
Sainte-Croix
A setting of old stones, an atmosphere of timeless charm, gourmet cuisine and a generous living with the seasons and the market, it is perpetuating the desire, the pleasure of welcoming...
Located 3.9 km from Montferrand-du-PérigordFrom 15 € to 35 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge de La Salvetat
Cadouin
Auberge de La Salvetat. Hotel***Restaurant. Route de Belvès - 24480 Cadouin. Tel. 05.53.63.42.79. Ann et Steve jordan welcome you to their family run Hotel Auberge de La Salvetat and...
Located 5.1 km from Montferrand-du-PérigordFrom 25 € to 35 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantHostellerie de Saint Front  
9.3
Beaumont-du-Périgord
Hôtel, Café de Pays, Restaurant. It Purple Périgord, in the heart of the Bastide Country, Beaumont du Perigord, a village of the 13th century, Anne-Sophie, Landlady caring, and Gilles,...
Located 8 km from Montferrand-du-PérigordFrom 15 € to 30 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsLa Borie du Chevrier  
Sainte-Croix
'La Borie du Chevrier and her hostess Christine welcome you for an unforgettable stay in the heart of Medieval Bastide Country, wines of Bergerac, on the way to the truffle, foie gras...
Located 3.9 km from Montferrand-du-PérigordFrom 63 € to 73 € the double room 
Farm with 3 bedroomsLa Ferme de la Croix    
9.7
Saint-Avit-Sénieur
Located halfway between Sarlat and Bergerac, La Ferme de la Croix welcomes you to stay a family, quiet and friendly. Beatrice and Frederic will help you discover life in the countryside...
Located 4.7 km from Montferrand-du-Périgord52 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsChez Jacqueline en Périgord    
9.8
Saint-Avit-Sénieur
3 homestays, 2 attic upstairs, one on the ground floor, in a typical house owners Perigord. 2 attic rooms have a bathroom and toilets shared. The room on the ground floor has a shower...
Located 4.8 km from Montferrand-du-Périgord45 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 5 personsGîte 2* Le Roudier-Périgord  
9.6
Saint-Avit-Sénieur
Internally renovated house, spacious, approved up to 5 people, located at the entrance to a picturesque village with Abbey World Heritage of unesco. Hiking on the Santiago pilgrimage,...
Located 4.7 km from Montferrand-du-PérigordFrom 340 € to 450 € per week 
House for 6 personsGîte 3 étoiles au coeur du Périgord  
10
Saint-Avit-Sénieur
Discover the Perigord in a cottage 3 stars bright and comfortable with large enclosed garden (800 m ²) to St. avit senieur open all year. Halfway between the Bastide Country and Dordogne...
Located 4.9 km from Montferrand-du-PérigordFrom 300 € to 500 € per week 
House for 2 personsBritou entre Sarlat et Bergerac - 2 P  
8.9
Saint-Avit-Sénieur
Ideal holiday accommodation for 2 people located between Sarlat and Bergerac. Very well equipped with every detail thought of, and often the surface of about 42 m²! Located in tidal...
Located 5.4 km from Montferrand-du-PérigordFrom 270 € to 420 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
56 places over 1,3 haDomaine de la colombiere     NEW
Beaumont-du-Périgord
At the heart of the Dordogne, Perigord between purple and black Périgord, Camping Domaine de la Colombiere *** welcomes you in its lush greenery. Halfway between Bergerac and Sarlat,...
Located 8.1 km from Montferrand-du-Périgord 
67 places over 7 haLa ferme de perdigat    
9.8
Limeuil
Conveniently located between Bergerac, Sarlat and Perigueux, the campsite is close to the most prestigious sites of the Perigord. At the confluence of the Dordogne valley (castles)...
Located 16.2 km from Montferrand-du-PérigordFrom 11.70 € to 18.90 € per day 
100 places over 7 haCamping Le Rocher de La Granelle  
Le Bugue
Hello, You can join us in our campsite if your are looking for a nice place with a good ambiance. We are pretty close to the supermarket and the town center. Also Sarlat is anly at...
Located 18.3 km from Montferrand-du-PérigordFrom 11.50 € to 20 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Restaurant La Salvetat - Hotel in Montferrand-du-PérigordHôtel Restaurant La Salvetat     
8.7
Cadouin
Steve and Ann Jordan and their staff welcome you to La Salvetat, a family-run friendly 3-star hotel, situated near Cadouin, in tranquil, open countryside in the heart of the Bessede...
Located 5.1 km from Montferrand-du-PérigordRoom from 98 €
Hôtel Edward 1er - Hotel in Montferrand-du-PérigordHôtel Edward 1er     
9.2
Monpazier
This hotel is in the medieval village of Monpazier. The 3-star hotel offers rooms with views of the Périgord hills and Monpazier. Rooms at the Edward 1er hotel have en suite facilities...
Located 8.3 km from Montferrand-du-PérigordRoom from 83 €
Le Clement V - Hotel in Montferrand-du-PérigordLe Clement V     
8.8
Belvès
Lasting from the XIth and XIIh centuries, this former village grocery shop has been transformed into a 3 stars hotel. You will find a great originality in the conception of the bedrooms...
Located 11.3 km from Montferrand-du-PérigordRoom from 135 €

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Relais de Moussidière
The charming Relais De Moussidiere offers bright and well-equipped rooms ideally located near the medieval centre of Sarlat. The hotel’s beautiful grounds...
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