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Rent a gite adapted for handicapped people for your vacations in Dordogne

The Dordogne, this very natural department of France

The Dordogne, whose capital is Périgueux, is part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region and can boast of being the third most wooded and largest department in metropolitan France. The department owes its name to the river that runs through it. Formerly called Périgord until 1790, this name was still kept to designate the 4 regions colored by the different plants and rocks composing the Dordogne :

  • Green Perigord
  • Black Perigord
  • Purple Perigord

    White Perigord

This Aquitaine department benefits from a dry, warm and sunny climate in summer, thus conducive to tourism, sightseeing and bathing, regardless of which “Perigord” you choose. The beauty of this tourist destination will leave you with lasting memories and you will only want to come back.

For a comfortable vacation rental in the Dordogne, think of the gites

The advantage of renting a vacation in a gite is the comfort felt like home, while enjoying a total change of scenery. If you choose to spend your summer vacation in France, and more specifically in the Périgord Noir or Vert, you will benefit from a large choice of gites equipped with bed linen, towels and the appliances needed for everyday life. Depending on the type of vacation rental you choose, from the chalet to the family home, through the charming gite for 2, you will enjoy a pool, a spa or sports equipment such as bicycles, kayaks or hiking equipment.

The Dordogne, its landscapes, its history and its gastronomy to discover

The Dordogne has a great variety of natural spaces, forests, waterways, but it is also rich by its historical heritage, since it is the department of France in which one discovers the greatest number of castles, keeps and other fortresses, hence its nickname of “Country of 1001 castles“. The history of the Périgord even goes back to prehistory, many chasms and caves are silent witnesses (let’s mention the most famous one: Lascaux).

But the Dordogne is also a local gastronomy, very popular with French and foreign tourists. You will be able to taste delicious dishes such as foie gras, magrets, truffles and ceps, to name but a few.

Well thought-out gîtes for the disabled

Some gites for rent in the Périgord are equipped with bathrooms adapted for disabled people in wheelchairs and can also accommodate a mentally or visually impaired holidaymaker. These vacation rentals have the “Tourism and Disability” label, an association created in France in 2001, with the goal of simplifying access to independent vacations for people with disabilities.