An Irish welcome

So today, in our second insight into all things Irish, let’s talk about the Irish greeting.. Céad Míle Fáilte It’s traditionally historic, meaning, one hundred thousand welcomes. It’s often seen on signs used in organisations, and businesses, as a grand welcome. Rarely would you hear someone say it to you, but never say never. Interestingly, […]

Everyone loves the Irish

In preparation for festival of St Patrick, we are providing some little gems and insights to what it is to be Irish….. Saint Patrick’s Day is a major event for the Irish, and everyone who love them. You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy St Patrick’s Day, and it’s not all about getting drunk. […]


Being on the river Dordogne there are lots of opportunities. One is canoeing and kayaking and with Carennac Adventure, based 10 minutes walk from Lat Petite Auberge, and they provide canoeing and other sports, including, bike hire, paint ball, adventure ground (at their Girac base) and birthday parties. Their canoeing experience starts at 90 minute […]

Ode to the single sock

Today, give a thought and look fondly today of all days, on the single sock. Has it been divorced? Has it just wandered away from its single life partner, maybe. Or for those who have similar socks, has it joined the sock swinger club? Who knows…. Today, of all days, be kind, look fondly and […]


Rocamadour Rocamadour is one of those striking places, a village upon village, perched on the valley wall. Home of the Black Virgin, this sacred place is a must to see. With a connection to nautical, its medieval town, religious connections and splendid beauty is something to behold. We always recommend visiting in the morning, before […]

Gouffre de Padirac

One of France’s most natural heritage is 20 mins drive from La Petite Auberge. It’s an underground river and chasm, with amazing stalactites and breath taking views.  More information: Click here   

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