Bergerac is a commune and a sub-prefecture of the Dordogne department in southwestern France. This place is one of the largest towns in the region and is marked as a town rich in art and history. The best part about a trip to Bergerac is the old town, and there is a brand new, more modern part to Bergerac, with more typical streets, squares to explore, and a variety of boutique type shops.
There are also many open-air cafes where you can pass a very pleasant hour just watching people move around while going about their own business. If you are planning to have a vacation, you can grab your best friend and explore this town, as it offers a variety of friendly places and people ready to mingle. Just read this article, as we want to help you have the best time ever.
1. Unfold history at the Statue Cyrano de Bergerac
If you are planning to visit Bergerac, don’t miss a visit to Cyrano de Bergerac. This is one of the top attractions in the town, a perfect spot to take photos and the location of the statue is also convenient, because there are lot of tasty cafes and restaurants nearby to choose from. Cyrano de Bergerac was a musketeer and writer during the 17th-century, so you will learn something after visiting this place. Just don’t forget your camera to capture the moment with your best buddy.
Statue Cyrano de Bergerac
Address: Place Pelissière, 24100 Bergerac, France
Contact: +33 553 746666
Website: Statue Cyrano de Bergerac(in French)
2. Visit the Tobacco Museum
Are you a smoker? Then you will surely love a visit to the Tobacco Museum. If you enter this museum, you can see the amazing pipes and tobacco boxes. You will be very interested, as you will learn about the process of the manufacturing of pipes and also about the history of tobacco. It is really worth the visit with your best friend.
Visit the Tobacco Museum
Address: Maison Peyrarede | Place du Feu, Bergerac, France
Website: Tobacco Museum(in French)
3. Try horseback riding at Ferme équestre de gueyte
Grab your buddy and try horseback riding, only at Ferme équestre de gueyte. The atmosphere of this place is very homey and the staff is very professional, as they conduct detailed instructions. Do not worry if you are just a beginner, the staff will assist you and assure your safety. Pick your favorite horse and start the adventure.
Ferme équestre de gueyte
Address: 1278 chemin de Touterive Bergerac, France 24100
Facebook page: Ferme équestre de gueyte
4. Be entertained at Le Music Hall
Looking for the best entertainment in town? Be thrilled and have fun at Le Music Hall, as it presents world class performances and a variety of shows. The shows are really amazing, and the artists are very professional entertainers. You won’t be disappointed with the sublime decorations, artistic costumes, tremendous make up and glorious attitude of every performer. They also offer tasty and affordable food.
Le Music Hall
Address: 109 Rue Neuve d'Argenson, 24100 Bergerac, France
Website: Le Music Hall(in French)
5. Fall in love at Eglise Notre-Dame
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You can’t go wrong if you decide to take a visit to Eglise Notre-Dame. This church will make you fall off your feet and pray, as it brings calmness down into your soul. The structure of the building is very breathtaking, from the stunning artistic designs to everything inside the church. The sculptures and paintings on the walls are pleasurable to look at. You will feel the soulful sensation as you partake in the service and feel the heavenly atmosphere it brings. You and your best buddy can also try the walk up to the top of the 400 steps; it is very exciting and fun.
Address: Place du Parvis Notre-Dame, Paris, France 75004
Facebook page: Eglise Notre-Dame
6. Fun at Aqua Park
The summer is still on at Aqua Park in Bergerac, France. You can enjoy swimming in their three main pools; two pools are reserved for adults and the remaining one is for kids. There are also other things you can do aside from swimming; this park offers some sports facilities, like table tennis and table football. You do not have to worry about where to eat, as the park has a bar that caters tasty food and refreshing drinks. All you have to do is have some fun in the water.
Fun at Aqua Park
Address: 26 Route de Bordeaux, 24100 Saint-Laurent-des-Vignes, France
Website: Aqua Park(in French)
7. Relax at Hammam Oriental de Bergerac
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Spend a wonderful day of happiness with your favorite buddy at Hammam Oriental de Bergerac. If you are itching for pure relaxation, this place is the ideal place to go. The staff is friendly and very professional; they will give you a superb massage and amazing scrub. They offer also cake, mint tea and pastries! This place is really worth a visit.
Hammam Oriental de Bergerac
Address: 11 Place Gambetta, 24100 Bergerac, France
Facebook page: Hammam Oriental de Bergerac(in French)
8. Dine in at L'Empreinte Restaurant
After a tiring day of touring and walking around town, you need to replenish your energy. The L'Empreinte Restaurant is a good choice to satisfy your cravings. This happy restaurant in town offers a variety of mouthwatering dishes and the service is of the best quality. The food, especially the desserts, are artistically presented by talented chefs. It is really satisfying going in this restaurant, where you can have a fun time with your BFF.
Address:12 rue du Colonel de Chadois, 24100 Bergerac, France
Facebook page: L'Empreinte Restaurant
Bergerac: a friendly place with everything!
A town with sweet wine and a smile, full of friendly people and home to world famous attractions. Bergerac is a name that may ring a few bells in your mind. Pack up your gear and grab your BFF and explore places that only Bergerac can take you.
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