Les Chouettes - The French Country Cottage

The French Country Cottage, Les Chouettes, is a warm and comfortable place to stay in Tremolat, Dordogne in France. This comfortable establishment caters for large families or groups, as it sleeps 8 people. Facilities on site include a swimming pool, games room, bicycles to explore the area and fire places to warm you up in the cooler winter. This part…

Beautiful Fois Gras

I can safely say I absolutely adore our local Fois Gras.  I am not being a snob either.  Fois Gras is served every where including the most unassuming little cafe type restaurants where you are able to order a 3 course meal for 12Euros and this will often include a carafe of wine!  C’est deliceaux!!   Most importantly try and…

Beautiful new decor in the main bedromm

6 November 2014   Are you thinking about renting French country cottage “Les Chouettes” for a relaxing holiday? If so, you’ll be pleased to know that it’s an outstanding time to do so from a currency point of view, because the pound recently hit a 2-year record high versus the euro, its strongest since July 2012, at an almighty 1.2867….


If peace and tranquility is what you are looking for, take the time to visit the charming village of LIMEUIL This is where The Dordogne River and The Vezzerre Rivers meet. Pack a picnic and enjoy the lovely view from the banks, or simply pull up a chair on the deck of the local restaurant.   Enjoy a glass of…

Spring has sprung at Les Chouettes

Lovely new changes to The French Country Cottage The Dordogne is where the deer run free, the cuckoo calls, and the owls are heard at night! How wonderful! Facilities | Make a Booking | Our Comfortable Rooms

The Nel Family holiday at Les Chouettes

Friends of ours stayed at Les Chouettes in winter 2013/2014 and sent this account. We thought this would be a wonderful way for you to see what is available in the area through the eyes of guests. It also gives a great feeling for the winter months. We have added these emails as received, mostly unedited as we believe it…

Dordogne Castles

Beynac Castle offers the most spectacular views of other Chateaux and the valleys in the area. Facilities | Make a Booking | Our Comfortable Rooms


Truffles are usually found anytime between October and November. These gorgeous black gems are found under a specific species of Oak tree. Usually they will be discovered by using a pig or a truffle hunting . Should you come across these beautiful black gems, make sure they are fresh, and not last years stock, as they are rather expensive to…


. Truffle season is usually around October in the Dordogne region. These “rock shape” jewels can cost you a few bob, about 100€ for 100 grams, but will be worth every penny!!   The delicious earthy flavour of the truffle can change the flavour of anything from a simple dish of scramble eggs to steak made with a gorgeous mushroom…


The days are comfortably chilly, time to wrap up and visit the amazing market in Sarlat, with all it's beautiful Christmas cheer. Don't forget to try a truffle or two! Facilities | Make a Booking | Our Comfortable Rooms   Posted with Blogsy

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