Looking for inspiration for a weekend in Bergerac? Read our tips below on the things to do in Bergerac, France plus a sample weekend itinerary, where to stay, how to get around, and the best restaurants to try!
Bergerac is a town in France. It is famous for its Old Town’s buildings and castles. It is located in the Department of Dordogne in which would give you the opportunity to visit the famous Dordogne river. You can do canoe trips or cruise here. But not only that, Bergerac, France surely has a lot to offer. From visiting old churches and Old Town to wine tasting in its museum. We really can’t get enough of this wonderful town in France.
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3 Day Weekend Trip Guide to Bergerac, France
Day 1 – Weekend Guide to Bergerac, France
Office de Tourisme Bergerac – Sud Dordogne– Before you start your adventure in Bergerac, France, it is recommended to visit their tourist office first. You’d get the help that you need, and the friendly staff would assist you in everything that you want to know. They would also give you a map that you can use while you’re in the city.
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Musee du Tabac– After your visit to the tourist office, spend your time in Musee du Tabac and learn about the history of tobacco. The building of this museum is also interesting as the displays and artifacts are located inside Henri IV Castle that has a stunning architecture.
Day 2 – Weekend Guide to Bergerac, France
Visit the Old Town and see the Statue Cyrano de Bergerac– On your second day, go to Bergerac Old Town and look for the Statue Cyrano de Bergerac. This statue is not related to the place, but the story behind it is interesting. The statue’s location is also great, you could find an old church near it.
St. Jacques Church– St. Jacques Church is the church next to the Statue Cyrano de Bergerac. It is a small church that contains a lot of information about its history. Just get a leaflet as you enter the church to learn more about it.
Place de la Myrpe– Probably one of the most beautiful places to visit in Bergerac, France. It has old buildings and establishments that are very picturesque. You’d get to experience old France while you’re in the area. And as you walk through the cobbled streets, you’ll see a lot of other attractions. Really worth your time!
Day 3 – Weekend Guide to Bergerac, France
Temple protestant de Bergerac– On your last day, explore other historical buildings in the city. This temple has a very beautiful architecture that would really capture your eyes. Spending a minute here, or maybe an hour would be really worth it!
Monument aux Morts de la Guerre 1870– A memorial dedicated to the fallen soldiers who fought in the1870 Franco-Prussian War. If you get the chance to see this monument, you’d also learn about their war history.
Musee de la Ville (du Vin et de la Batellerie)– Before you leave the city, it is recommended to visit this museum. You can get the chance to smell and taste various wines. And if you like them, buy a bottle as your souvenir.
Where to Stay in Bergerac, France
Where to Stay in Bergerac, France if you’re a Backpacker
The ibis budget Bergerac offers air-conditioned accommodation 7-minutes from the N21. All of the rooms at ibis budget Bergerac feature a TV with 26 channels and free Wi-Fi access. Each has a private bathroom with a shower and toilet. The breakfast buffet offers a range of French bread, brioches and croissants, served in the breakfast room or on the terrace. The hotel offers free on-site private parking.
Price: Starts at $48 per night for Double Room, $0 taxes and charges, add $7 for breakfast, and it’s non-refundable.
The Europ’hotel is a 5-minute walk from Bergerac historic city center. It features an outdoor swimming pool and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Guest rooms have a flat-screen full HD TV with satellite and Canal + channels, en suite facilities with a bath or shower and a telephone. Some have air conditioning and a view of the cathedral. A buffet breakfast is served every day. Guests can relax at the hotel’s bar, or in the garden.
Price: Starts at $50 per night for Single Room with Shower, plus $1 for taxes and charges, add $9 for breakfast, and it’s free cancellation.
le bonheur à portée de mains offers a garden and free WiFi. Guests at the bed and breakfast can enjoy a continental breakfast. Le bonheur à portée de mains features a terrace. The nearest airport is Bergerac Airport, 5 km from the accommodation.
Price: Starts at $55 per night for Single Room with Shared Bathroom, $0 for taxes and charges, free breakfast, and it’s free cancellation.
Where to Stay in Bergerac, France if you’re on a Budget
La Chancere is situated in Bergerac. Featuring a kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, each unit also comes with a satellite flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, desk and a seating area with a sofa. A toaster is also offered, as well as a kettle and a coffee machine. The nearest airport is Bergerac Airport, 10 km from La Chancere.
Price: Starts at $50 per night for Apartment – Ground Floor, add $44 for taxes and charges, and it’s free cancellation.
This Chateau is located in the heart of the Pecharmant vineyards in Bergerac. It offers spacious, individually decorated rooms with en-suite facilities and free Wi-Fi Internet connection. Breakfast is served daily in the Chateau Les Farcies Du Pech’s salon, which features original wooden beams. Guests can also relax on the garden terrace. The Farcies Du Pech Chateau provides free private parking and guests can easily discover the Dordogne Valley.
Price: Starts at $111 per night for Double or Twin Room, including taxes and charges, add $11 for breakfast, it’s free cancellation, and no prepayment needed, you can pay at the property.
This apartment offers an ATM and free WiFi. The apartment has 1 bedroom, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with a bath. he nearest airport is Bergerac Airport, 5 km from studio en Plein center Ville.
Price: Starts at $55 per night for Apartment, plus $0 for taxes and charges, and it’s free cancellation.
Where to Stay in Bergerac, France if you want Luxury
The Originals City, Hôtel de Bordeaux, Bergerac (Inter-Hotel) offers guests a warm welcome, comfortable rooms, and an outdoor swimming pool. Air-conditioned guestrooms are equipped with a suite bathroom, a large flat-screen TV, a work desk and free WiFi. A buffet breakfast is also provided every morning. Nearby the hotel, you can find many picturesque streets, gourmet restaurants, and small shops.
Price: Starts at $91 per night for Standard Double Room with Airconditioning, add $2 for taxes and charges, add $11 for breakfast, it offers free cancellation, and no prepayment needed.
Les deux Cèdres features an outdoor pool and free wifi. Each unit here is equipped with a terrace, a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, a seating area with a sofa, a flat-screen TV, a washing machine, and a private bathroom with a bath or shower and a hairdryer. Every morning, guests can have and enjoy a continental breakfast.
Price: Starts at $285 for 2 nights for Two-Bedroom Apartment, add $3 for taxes and charges, free breakfast, and it offers a free cancellation.
Located in Bergerac, Villa Dordogne offers accommodation with a private pool, a terrace and lake views. This property offers access to a balcony. This villa is equipped with 5 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, a kitchen, and a living room. The villa also features a seating area and 4 bathrooms with a bath and a shower. Guests can also relax in the garden. The nearest airport is Bergerac-Roumanière Airport, 4 km from the accommodation.
Price: Starts at $438 per night for Villa, plus $360 for taxes and charges, and it’s non-refundable.
List of restaurants that you can try while in Bergerac, France
Serves French, European, and Fusion cuisine. One of the best French restaurants in town that you could visit. A lot of people love this place!
Operating hours: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Mon-Sat) and 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Fri-Sat)
Address: 1 rue Fenelon | Vieux Pont, 24100 Bergerac City, Bergerac, France
A restaurant offering French and European cuisine. This place is vegetarian-friendly, surely a lot of people would enjoy eating here!
Operating hours: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Thu-Tue) and 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM (Sat-Sun)
Address: 14 rue Saint Clar, 24100 Bergerac City, Bergerac, France
It offers French, Asian, and Nepali cuisine. A fusion that you shouldn’t miss! This restaurant is a must-visit if you like a twist to be added to your food!
Operating hours: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM / 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM (Sun-Sat)
Address: 51 rue Sainte Catherine | Behind The Church On The Way To The Railway Station, 24100 Bergerac City, Bergerac, France
Serves Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and Armenian cuisine. If you’re into Armenian cuisine, or you haven’t tried, but planning to, then you should never miss this one out!
Operating hours: 12:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Mon-Sat)
Address: 23 boulevard Beausoleil | 23 bd Beausoleil, 24100 Bergerac City, Bergerac, France
A French restaurant. Enjoy eating your favorite French dishes while being served by friendly and accommodating staff.
Operating hours: 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM (Mon-Sat)
Address: Place du Marche Couvert, 24100 Bergerac City, Bergerac, France
How to go to Bergerac, France from the UK
Via Ryanair: (one way)
*From London Stansted to Bergerac, France
Ticket Price: £14.99
* Prices are subject to change.
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