Weekend getaways in the Lot region of France

September is a great month to plan your getaway to a rural retreat like Bijou Barn, in the heart of the Lot. The weather this time of year is still warm, but not so overpowering that you don’t feel like getting out and exploring. With the airports of Toulouse, Bergerac and Brive a mere 90 minutes away, it’s never been easier to squeeze in a long weekend.


When you come to Bijou Barn, you can do as much or as little as you want during your stay with us so why not take a look at an itinerary below for some ideas which combine sightseeing, relaxing and of course eating and drinking, into a 4 day break.

Day 1

Flights then pick up hire car.
Drive to Bijou Barn stopping off to buy provisions on the way ( we can advise you depending on where you are travelling from)
Drinks and Canapés on arrival
Free time to settle in and relax
You can make dinner on the BBQ and enjoy the garden


Day 2

Leisurely breakfast on the terrace
Wine tasting at one of the many nearby vineyards
Lunch at a local restaurant with a wonderful reputation
Return to Bijou Barn and relax by the pool


Day 3

Drive to the local hilltop village for coffee and croissant at one of the cafes
Then enjoy the busy local market where you can buy some wonderful produce
Make lunch at Bijou Barn
Relax in the garden or play badminton, croquet or pétanque
Dinner in a local restaurant


Day 4

Time for one last dip in the pool before you leave for the airport.


What’s Included

3 nights accommodation in 2 double ensuite bedrooms and use of all the facilities including the pool.
Drinks and Canapés on arrival


£600 for the whole barn to sleep 4 people
Please contact us for available dates.

Other items to fit into your itinerary

Cycle ride in the Lot countryside
Gourmet night market
Lunch or dinner in Michelin starred restaurant
Boat trip on the river
Hire a vintage car during your stay

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>