La Belle
    Demeure

A Delightful Guest House in the Dordogne

How to Find us

Use these precise, yet easy to follow directions below to find La Belle Demeure :
from Sarlat, from Souillac (motorway A20 from the north),
from Toulouse (motorway A20 from the south),
from Bergerac Airport from Périgueux or from Calais(passing through Rouen avoiding Paris).

Coordonates : 44° 47' 25" North, 01° 10' 24" East.


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From Sarlat (about 20 minutes) : (print)
Take the D46, towards Bergerac, to pass under the viaduct. This road number then turns into the D57 within 1 km. After about 5 miles (8 km), you will arrive in Vézac. Turn left (still on the D57) towards Castelnaud/Daglan. After 1 mile (1,5 km), you meet the D703, turn left onto it, then directly right to take you across the Dordogne and into Castelnaud. The D57 then leaves Castelnaud (towards Saint-Cybranet/Daglan) bearing to the left (heading up the Céou valley). After 2,5 miles (4 km), you will arrive in Saint-Cybranet. Go through the village, towards Cénac/Domme. After crossing the Céou river, the road bears right. La Belle Demeure has blue sign and is on the bend,the house before last on the left, the only one without a gate. Pull into our little courtyard so you can unload your car. Once you are settled in, you can then park your car in our field over the road.

From Souillac (about 45 minutes) : (print)
Leave the A20 Sortie/Exit 55 (towards Sarlat) taking the D804 (which will soon become the D703). After 12½ miles (20 km), leave the road to Sarlat off to your right and turn left to continue along the D703 towards La Roque Gageac/Bergerac for 7 miles (11½km) (passing Carsac, Cingle de Montfort) until you turn left in Vitrac Port.
1 km out of Carsac, pull off into the parking spot on your right at the top of the hill to admire the Cingle de Montfort, if you have 5 minutes to spare.
After turning left in Vitrac, you will continue for about another 2 miles (3 km) where you will see the road for La Roque Gageac turn off to your right, but you should use the D46 to continue on into Cénac, crossing the Dordogne. In Cénac, about 300 yards/metres after crossing the river, there is a cross roads at a café (Bar Pauly). Left would take you up to Domme, but you should turn right to take the D50, towards Saint Cybranet, climbing up and over the hill for about 3 miles (5 km). La Belle Demeure is the 2nd house on your right after passing the Saint Cybranet village sign, the only one without a gate and with a blue sign outside. Pull into our little courtyard so you can unload your car. Once you are settled in, you can then park your car in our field over the road.

From Toulouse (just under 2h30) : (print)
Whether you are coming from the airport at Blagnac, or the town centre, you will need to leave Toulouse on the A62/E9/E72 Autoroute/Motorway, towards Bordeaux and Paris. This is not a free motorway, so expect to pay about 8 €uros in total. About 21 miles (34 km) from the first 'Péage' /Toll Booth after leaving Toulouse, you will need to fork off right taking the A20/E9 northwards, towards Montauban, Cahors, Brive and Paris. Stay on the A20 leaving at Sortie/Exit 57 (north of Cahors) on the D49 where you will find signs directing you onto the D820 (the old N20) for about 20 km and then the D704 where you will reach Gourdon 7½ miles (12 km) later.

Once in Gourdon, take the D673 through the town's one-way system. Continue on the D673, and as you are leaving Gourdon, turn left at the mini-roundabout following the signs for Fumel (but not the D704 towards Périgueux & Sarlat as this will take you round the houses quite a bit) for about 5½ miles (9 km), then turn right onto the D6 (becoming the D46 in the department of the Dordogne) for a further 9 miles (15 km) until you reach Cénac, just south of the Dordogne river. Before completely leaving the village there is a crossroads, just after a boulangerie. Right would take you up to Domme, but you should turn left to take the D50, towards Saint Cybranet, climbing up and over the hill for about 3 miles (5 km). If, in Cénac, you cross the Dordogne river, you have gone too far -so turn around, go over the river again and get ready to turn right onto the D50 towards St Cybranet! La Belle Demeure is the 2nd house on your right after passing the Saint Cybranet village sign, the only one without a gate and with a blue sign outside. Pull into our little courtyard so you can unload your car. Once you are settled in, you can then park your car in our field over the road.

From Bergerac Airport (about 1h15) : (print)
Once you leave the airport, turn right onto the main road, then right again at the roundabout onto the new N21 (towards Sarlat/Cahors). After crossing the Dordogne river, take the right turning off the roundabout onto the D660 (towards Sarlat). There is a petrol station here, which may be useful to you on your way back before dropping off the car. This road number will change several times and you will cross the Dordogne river at Lalinde (just after you have gone through the village centre, there is a sharp turn right to take you over the bridge) and also just before St-Cyprien, but keep heading towards Sarlat passing through Lalinde, Le Buisson, Siorac-en-Périgord and Saint Cyprien until you pass through Beynac. Once out of Beynac, you will go under a railway bridge (12½ ft/3.9m), and then you will turn immediately right (towards Castelnaud /Daglan). After about ½ mile (1km), turn right onto the D57 heading towards Castelnaud, and crossing the Dordogne river. The D57 then leaves Castelnaud (towards Saint Cybranet/Daglan) bearing to the left (heading up the Céou valley). After 2½ miles (4 km), you will arrive in Saint Cybranet. Go through the village (towards Cénac/Domme). After crossing the Céou river, the road bears right. La Belle Demeure is on the bend, the house before last on the left, the only one without a gate and with a blue sign outside. Pull into our little courtyard so you can unload your car. Once you are settled in, you can then park your car in our field over the road.

From Périgueux (about 1h) : (print)
Take the N2089 south-east out of Périgueux (towards Brive) and continue past the junction for the new A89 motorway. About 1 mile after going under the A89, you will reach a roundabout where you should take the D710 off to the right (towards Sarlat/Les Eyzies and Espagne/Toulouse Bis). After 9 miles (15 km), the road for Les Eyzies and Sarlat forks off to your left, but you should continue on the D710, following directions for Le Bugue and Espagne/Toulouse Bis. Once you reach Le Bugue's one-way system (after a further 10½ miles/17 km), go all the way through the village without crossing the bridge over the Vézère river in the middle of the town, towards Campagne. You will cross the Vézère river, enter the village of Campagne, then shortly bear off right onto the D35 to drive the 6 miles (10 km) up and over the hill into St- Cyprien-keep an eye out at the top of the hill for the turning right for the 2 mile, (3½ km) rather bumpy, descent into St Cyprien. At the first 'Stop' sign, keep going straight on in St Cyprien, avoiding the middle of the village and it's one-way street, until you reach the main D703 road where you will turn left (towards Sarlat). After 6 miles (10 km), you will reach Beynac. Once you have passed through Beynac, you will go under a low railway bridge (12½ ft/3.9m), where you will turn immediately right (towards Castelnaud/Daglan/La Roque Gageac). After about ½ mile (1 km), turn right onto the D57 crossing the Dordogne river and heading into Castelnaud La Chapelle. The D57 then leaves Castelnaud (towards Saint Cybranet/Daglan) bearing to the left heading up the Céou valley. After 2½ miles (4 km), you will arrive in Saint Cybranet. Go through the village (towards Cénac/Domme). After crossing the Céou river, the road bears right. La Belle Demeure is on the bend, the house before last on the left, the only one without a gate and with a blue sign outside. Pull into our little courtyard so you can unload your car. Once you are settled in, you can then park your car in our field over the road.

From Calais (avoiding Paris, about 9h) : (print)
Upon leaving Calais, follow Boulogne and Rouen on the A16 going south. At Abbeville, turn off the A16 at Junction/Sortie 23 to take the A28 to Rouen. After having passed through the tunnel on the approaches to Rouen, follow signs for Paris on the A13 -you need to keep your eyes peeled for the turning off the left immediately after you have crossed the Seine for the first time-it is a turning that dips off down to the right, normally with a sign pointing towards SOTTEVILLE. If you do miss it, it isn't the end of the world, as you can continue on, and still come out onto the A13. Stay on the A13 for about 14 km, and then turn off onto the A154 to Evreux and Orleans. Carry on past Evreux to Dreux, Chartres where you join the A10 shortly before Orleans. Then, it is just straight down on the A71 to Vierzon and then onto the A20 motorway, leaving it at Souillac, just south of Brive. From there, having left the A20 Sortie/Exit 55 (towards Sarlat) taking the D804 (which will soon become the D703 once you have left the Lot and are in the Dordogne). After 12 miles (20 km), leave the road to Sarlat off to your right and turn left to continue along the D703 towards La Roque Gageac/Bergerac for 7 miles (11km) (passing Carsac, Cingle de Montfort) until you turn left in Vitrac Port.
1 km out of Carsac, pull off into the parking spot on your right at the top of the hill to admire the Cingle de Montfort, if you have 5 minutes to spare.
After turning left in Vitrac, you will continue for about another 2 miles (3 km) where you will see the road for La Roque Gageac turn off to your right, but you should use the D46 to continue on into Cénac, crossing the Dordogne.
Cénac, about 300 yards/metres after crossing the river, there is a crossroads at a café (Bar Pauly). Left would take you up to Domme, but you should turn right to take the D50, towards Saint Cybranet, climbing up and over the hill for about 3 miles (5 km). La Belle Demeure is the 2nd house on your right after passing the Saint Cybranet village sign, the only one without a gate and with a blue sign outside. Pull into our little courtyard so you can unload your car. Once you are settled in, you can then park your car in our field over the road.


La Belle Demeure - Lieu-Dit Le Bouscot - 24250 Saint Cybranet – France E-mail : frogetrosbif@wanadoo.fr Phone : 00 33 (0)5 53 28 57 12
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