Chateau d’Oche is ideally located in the beautiful Dordogne region of France, known for its history, gastronomy, attractions and being the perfect place to relax. Below are some of our favourite attractions. We would be delighted to assist with reservations in advance, or point you in the right direction if you are wanting to explore the area.
The nearby towns of La Coquille, Thiviers and Jumilhac have wonderful weekly markets – well worth a visit and all within a 20 minute drive.
For a full day out less than 2 hours South, experience the many vineyard tours and tastings of the Bergerac, St.Emilion or Bordeaux Regions.We can help with suggestions.
In the local towns of Thiviers ( 20 minutes ) and Sorges ( 35 minutes ), the museums of ‘truffles’ and ‘foie gras’ give an interesting insight into these regional specialities.
The village of Jumilhac , just 10 minutes away has its’ own ‘micro-brewery’ – well worth a visit and some purchases.
Brantome is around a 45 minute drive from Oche. A must – see town, known as the ‘venice of the Perigord’ where boat trips, canoe hire and cave tours are popular.
A ‘velorail’ experience is different and a great family afternoon out, near Thiviers – a 20 minute drive from Oche.
The town of Excideuil and ‘Nautrellement Perigord’ offers a full day out in beautiful surroundings including rock climbing, swimming, fishing and kayak hire.
The stunning Chateau ‘Jumilhac’ which offers tours and garden visits , and the quaint village surrounding it is only a 10 minute drive from Oche.
Perigueux – the historic capital of the ‘Perigord’ region, with the old town, shopping and its beautiful St Front Cathedral are around a 45 minute drive.
The beautiful village of ‘Saint Jean de Cole’ and its chateau are worth a visit, just 25 minutes from Oche
For a historical visit, the ‘Chateau de Bruzac’ offers tours of its intreresting architecture, and is a 30 minute drive away.