- 4 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the manager
CREYSSE is the quintessential French village, charming and quaint. Nestled in the Midi-Pyrenees Region on the right bank of the Dordogne River, Creysse is not far from the well-known villages of Rocamadour, Martel, Padirac, Carennac, and Turenne.
This area truly embodies the ideals of French country living. It is often thought of as "a preserved land where 'joie de vivre' and friendliness still exist," and people truly take the time to enjoy life's simple pleasures.
Whether you are interested in local cuisine, art, wine, architecture, history, or outdoor activities, this area of France provides a variety of rich offerings that suit every traveler's ...Read more
La Maison de Creysse - by Holidays France Rentals
Atur, Aquitaine, France
Additional Location Information
Visitors to "La Maison de Creysse" will find that there is an infinite amount of things to do and areas of the countryside to explore during their time here. In the lovely village of Creysse, there is a local farmer's market every Tuesday evening during the summer. The much celebrated restaurant Auberge de L'lle is a lovely place for an evening out.
Just 3km away lies the beautiful medieval village of Martel, also known as the "village of the seven towers," with its shops (including Intermarche with a 24h/24h fuel service), medical offices (doctors, pharmacists, dentists, physical therapists, opticians), and banks (Credit Agricole , Banque Populaire and Banque Postale). Every Wednesday and Saturday morning, Martel hosts a large market in its covered hall, which was built in 1785 and rests on rock pillars.
The region affords visitors the perfect opportunity to leave behind the modern world. Whether you are out for adventure or relaxation, the beauty and resources of this region are unparalleled.
Food lovers can enjoy seasonal local delicacies such as walnuts, truffles, foie gras, melons, mushrooms, and famous Cahors wine. Many local wine and foie gras producers offer tastings and tours of their facilities.
For outdoor enthusiasts, the number and variety of activities is endless. You can swim in the fresh and invigorating water of the Dordogne River. Some visitors may be interested in fishing, hiking, biking, paragliding, golfing, or windsurfing on the nearby Causse Lake. Many find that the best way to spend a day is simply to canoe or kayak down the Dordogne River, observing the picturesque cliffs, castles, and hamlets along the way.
For those who prefer to view the countryside from above, hot air balloon rides can be arranged year-round. This breathtaking experience will undoubtedly leave you with beautiful and unique memories of your time in the region.
Whatever your travel tastes, "La Maison de Creysse" affords you entry into an idyllic French country existence that will make you feel as if you've stepped into a world where time moves slowly and life is meant to be savored.
Last updated on February 27, 2015
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- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Towels Provided
- Linens Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Stove or Oven
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- Pet friendly - ask
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