Sip an aperitif by the pool as you gaze across the valley to the Castle of Castelnaud. This two-house property, linked by a new extension and surrounded by greenery, sits high above one of the most photographed villages of France: La Roque-Gageac.
Breakfast includes homemade yogurts, fruit tarts and jams; Frédéric and Laurence know how to feed you handsomely. Book into a session of gentle yoga beneath the trees or set off on a little trip down the Dordogne, on a wooden ‘gabare’ made to carry truffles, chestnuts and wine.
Return to a massage under the pergola, or a Perigourdine platter on your patio. Or stroll downhill though the magical bamboo forest to the terrace of La Belle Etoile – for dinner under the stars.