Wines & Gastronomy
Built between 1550 and 1582 by the lord of Aydie, the castle of Monbazillac dominates the valley of the Dordogne and the town of Bergerac. The great virtue of the soil of Monbazillac is, as at Barsac or Sauternes, its propensity to noble rot. It is the action of Botrytis cinerea, this microscopic mushroom, which transforms the grapes during the warm aberrations, to offer its miraculous sugar to the famous sweets. The Monbazillac, so renowned in the 17th century had benefited from the exodus of Protestants in Holland following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes ..es…
Opening Period : april to october
From La Parenthèse : 35 min
Le Lot et Garonne
The Lot et Garonne is famous for its famous prunes of Agen, do you know that it is also the leading French producer of hazelnuts and strawberries and the first department for organic farming?
Enjoy more than 70 varieties of fruits and vegetables in our recipes, where the colors and flavors of the local products blend with subtlety.
To savor : tomatoes of Marmande, kiwi, melons, noisettes of Cancon …
The South-West is the world’s first fat producing region! Go to meet our breeders and visit the geese and duck farms, feast your tastebuds with our original regional duck recipes in all its forms.
Opening Period : all year
From La Parenthèse : 30 min
Visit the house of the Noisette in Lacépède: visit of a farm, tasting and shop (at 55 min)
Visit the Cancon hazelnut cooperative: Discover through its production unit the history of the 350 producers and employees. Nuts from all seasons: confectionery, biscuits, oils, fruit juices, charcuterie … (at 10 min)
The Foie Gras Museum at Souleilles Farm in Frespech. Visit and tasting, pedagogical and playful course for the little ones. (45 min)
Fauquie Haut - 47210 Saint-Étienne-de-Villeréal Lot et Garonne- Périgord - Dordogne - France
La Parenthèse Camping les Ormes