A holiday rental to visit Issigeac
Would you like a magical stop during your family vacation?
Issigeac promises historic culture, activities and relaxed strolls around its narrow streets.
“Located between the Dordogne and the Lot-et-Garonne, Issigeac is a small town where life is good.
Renowned for its market, the most beautiful in Aquitaine, the city deserves a stopover during your holidays. Its walls steeped in history mingle with many craftsmen, restaurateurs and businesses all able to make you spend a great time with your family.
Just 30 minutes from Castelwood, you will enjoy returning to the quiet evening in your holiday rental in the heart of the Dordogne.”
Issigeac, a beautiful village of the Dordogne
Issigeac is a typical village of the Dordogne, where the remains of the time are still around. Two millennia ago, the city of Issigeac was used as a stopover town between Périgueux and Agen. In the twentieth century, the deviation of the national road adjacent stopped the city it’s naturally growth. This lack of activity allowed Issigeac to stay out of normal progress and preserved the modern evolution of the last century.
After being asleep for a few years, the city woke up a bit by building infrastructures such as restaurants or shops. The particular cachet of the medieval period is perfectly preserved to give the impression of a Hollywood decor.
From the first steps, you will be taken by this special atmosphere that emerges.
The Issigeac Market, not to be missed
If Issigeac deserves it’s visit, it is above all for its market. Every Sunday morning, locals and visitors gather there. It must be said that this market is very popular and is considered the most beautiful of Aquitaine.
It is on the square of the church and the castle as well as in several streets that the market takes takes place. It’s simple, almost the entire village comes alive on Sunday with its market.
You will find a large quantity of local and organic products, but also craftsmen specialities coming from the region.
More than just a market, this weekly event welcomes musicians to animate this friendly and summery atmosphere. We warn you, it will be difficult to leave empty handed.
Castelwood, a rental for your holidays near Issigeac
Visiting Issigeac will never be as easy as being located at Castelwood. By car, you can quickly go shopping on Sunday on the most beautiful market in the area. Your children will love walking in the picturesque streets of Issigeac.
After your day in Issigeac, do not forget to go through Monpazier or Beaumont. The Dordogne will not stop surprising you.