We flew into Bordeaux and drove to Rouffignac without a single wrong turn thanks to the great directions we were given but I was glad we were traveling in daylight hours. This location could not have been better for our 3 weeks in the Dordogne area; it is only about 5 miles from the cave of Rouffignac! And all the best of the Dordogne-Vezere Valley is at your doorstep.
The gite itself is small, ideal for just 2 people but I hesitated to rate this higher than average BECAUSE of the toilet/bathroom. I wish the shower were on the flat part of the floor in the tiny room but it is up a tiled step that is slick when wet and there is no handle or bar to grip for stability. We are an older couple and found the shower very challenging. The water pressure was awesome and kinda shoots at you in the tiny bathroom sink and it gets hot really fast (there is a warning about it in the unit).
The view from the entrance is the most picturesque I could imagine but it faces the... more