16 Rue du Chateau
Les Remparts is a small intimate family run hotel set in the picturesque medieval village of Gensac, South West France. The hotel offers peace and tranquility along with a warm welcome from your hosts Steve and Veronica Parker. Les Remparts has been awarded the Logis de France three Chéminées, and is one of the focal points of the medieval village of Gensac, sitting next to the 11th Century Church of Our Lady. It is ideally situated just one hour from Bordeaux and less than 40 minutes from Bergerac. Within a short distance of the hotel lies many attractions, non more popular than the picturesque town of St Emillion, a long time favourite with wine lovers
Description of Chambres D'Hotes:Whatever the purpose of your stay, Steve and Veronica Parker pride themselves on creating a welcoming atmosphere at Les Rempart .The accommodation at Les Remparts offer simplicity and comfort in a tranquil environment. Whether it be for just for an overnight stay or an extended holiday, you will find the perfect balance. All our bedrooms are sympathetically furnished in keeping with the building and complete with en-suite shower and/or baths. Each room also enjoys direct dial telephone and satellite TV with international channels. Please note that all rooms are non smoking. Les Remparts is situated in the South West of France, just a short distance away from the world renowned vineyards of Saint Emilion and Pomerol, settled amongst the beautiful undulating valleys surrounding the Dordogne . The Hôtel is the perfect place in which to explore this rich and fascinating region.
Attractions:Of course the region is renowned for its abundance of fine wines which are known throughout the world, especially the warm full bodied red wines of the Bordeaux region. Having said that there are some real treasures of both white and rosé wines to discover. We can organise wine tastings for you so you get the most out of your visit to the area. Places of interest: * The village of Saint Emilion needs little introduction. This charming village with its cobbled streets, numerous restaurants, train rides and wine tours makes the perfect day trip. There are many opportunities amongst its cobbled streets to taste the wonderful fruits of the region. * If you enjoy a slightly larger town, then Libourne and Bergerac are also close at hand for a very enjoyable day of shopping. * Bordeaux is Frances fifth largest city and has a wealth of things to see and do, from , museums, galleries and guided tours to visits to the opera or concert hall. * The traditional local market of Sainte Foy la Grande is where you will enjoy the buzzing atmosphere of this weekly event. It is renowned for being one of the best in the area and is a favourite haunt of many a tourist looking for a bargain. For those who enjoy a slightly more energetic time, hikes along the Dordogne river, cross country cycling, canoeing, golf, horseriding, and even hot air balloon rides are available in the area. The hotel also organises cycle trips through the vineyards and guided tours stoppping at strategic points for tastings of the local produce. Enquiries should be made directly with the hotel to find out the full details. The nearby lakes provide pedalos, jet skis, water skis and windsurfing amongst other activities. Or you could make the hour journey to the beaches of Biarritz or Arcachon where you can try your hand at surfing in the waves of the clear Atlantic sea. The area is also steeped in history both ancient and modern and has many captivating stories to tell. Cycling is a great way to see the area and we can organise bikes and maps for you to explore, just let us know what you are looking for and we will do the rest. The Battle of Castillon is enacted in July to commemorate the defeat of the English at the end of the One Hundread Years war. This is a must see event if you are in the area, check out the link to discover more. There are also other intriguing stories to uncover during your stay. Go to the events page for a more comprehensive list of attractions.
DirectionsGensac is a small medieval village with a thriving local community who offer a warm welcome to all visitors. There are many actvities throughout the summer months, including fétes and "Brocantes". Local markets can also be found in Libouorne, Castillon la Bataille and of course the well known market of Sainte Foy La Grande (said to be the best in the area).
Just 40 minutes from Bergerac airport and one hour from Bordeaux. Gensac is situated between Castillon la Bataille and Ste Foy La Grande on the D18. (A 6km de l'axe Bordeaux-Bergerac (D936), traverser Pessac sur Dordogne et dans Gensac suivre le fléchage. Nous sommes face à l'église.)
We are about 20 mins away from St Emilion, which is just north of the D936. Gensac is situated south of the same road between Castillon la Bataille and St Foy la Grande.
On arrival in the vilage you will find the hotel situated next to the church.