Dating back to the 16th century and set amidst the famous vineyards of this beautiful and unspoiled region,Château des Vigiers is an internationally renowned luxury Hotel, Golf and Spa situated in the Dordogne Périgord region of South West France.
Conveniently located just 25 minutes from Bergerac Airport and about an hour east of Bordeaux, Chateau des Vigiers offers its guests two uniquely different hotel experiences, tailored to individual tastes and requirements.
Whether you want to tour the world-famous vineyards of Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion, play golf on our impressive 27-hole course, enjoy our region’s finest food and wine, or be pampered in our Maria Galland Beauty Spa, you will be able to escape the fast-pace of everyday life in this secluded and tranquil setting.
From the moment you arrive at Chateau des Vigiers – affectionately known as “Petit Versailles” – the very essence of its 12th and 16th century history will enchant you. From intricately carved marble fireplaces and imposing staircases to authentic period furniture and hand-woven tapestries, Chateau des Vigiers invites you to relax in its Salons, Drawing Room, Billiard Room and Library.
Each of the 25 individually decorated rooms in the Chateau reflects the taste of French finery of centuries past, while the nearby Dépendances, and evoke a more rural ambience. Above all, the Michelin star gourmet restaurant “Les Fresques” with its extensive selection of fine wines from this Region is just waiting to welcome you.
Chateau des Vigiers – Accommodation
Classic Chateau Rooms
Set in the patio wing, and situated on the first and ground floors of Château des Vigiers, our 7 Classic Château rooms each measure around 30 m².
Relax in classic comfort. Relish the freshness. Elegantly fashioned in a contemporary, French country house style, furnished with period-style furniture complemented by crisp bed linen and softly patterned walls, you will feel comfortable, yet pampered. From your window, you’ll look out over views of our impressive golf course and parklands.
Deluxe Chateau Rooms
Situated in the heart of the 16th century Chateau des Vigiers, all 14 of our spacious Deluxe rooms each measure between 30 m² and 40 m² and are individually decorated in a distinctive French country house style, complemented by period furniture and adorned with objects d’art.
Relax in splendour. Relish the style. From crisp, French linen on ornately draped beds, to marble fireplaces, burnished wooden furniture, to slipper bathtubs just waiting to welcome you, staying in one of our deluxe rooms will be an experience to remember. From your window or private terrace, you’ll enjoy a magnificent view including the impressive golf course or the picturesque grounds…
Accompaniments for Classic and Deluxe rooms include
LCD television – air conditioning – wireless internet – minibar – safe – telephone
Prestige Chateau Room
Situated in the historic, 16th century Château, each Prestige room has been individually decorated in a distinctive Château style. “Yoile de Jouy”, antique furniture, “objects d’art”… experience the elegance of centuries gone by while enjoying all the modern comforts.
More than just a room. The Prestige rooms are the best and most spacious rooms in the 16th Century Château and afford exceptional views over the parkland golf course and vineyards beyond. We offer 3 bedrooms and one suite in this room category and each room has recently been renovated in the style of Louis XIII, Louis XV or Louis XVI.
The decor is warm and refined, creating an atmosphere of absolute fulfilment. Staying in one of these rooms you can expect:
•Breakfast with delicacies of the Périgord served in your room or in restaurant “Les Fresques”
•terrace or views overlooking the golf course and vineyards
•VIP welcome and service
LCD TV, iPod station, coffeemakers, air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi, free minibar, safe, upscale bedding, percale linen, 580gsm bath towels. Personalised “Prestige” welcome, Daily newspaper on request, turndown service and chocolates.
Chateau des Vigiers – Gastronomy
Restaurant “Les Fresques”
Our head chef, Didier Casaguana, was awarded 1 star in the Guide MICHELIN® 2014
Experience gourmet cuisine. Gastronomy. Delicacies. Seasonal specialities. Situated in the East Wing of the Chateau – Restaurant “Les Fresques” is distinguishable by its elaborate cuisine made using only the freshest local and seasonal produce. The menu is redesigned each week and new dishes – as well traditional favourites – can’t fail to impress even the most discerning palate.
Our Executive Chef, Didier Casaguana and his team of chefs will prepare your dishes with passion, demonstrating the highest standards of French cuisine, fusing seasonal produce such as spring lamb, fresh fish, oysters and shellfish with regional specialities such as truffles, to great effect. Our extensive wine cellar contains some of the finest wines in the Dordogne as well as many affordable vintages.
Inside Restaurant “Les Fresques”, the enchanting and elegant decor has wall frescos, warm shades and picture windows which evoke an inviting and intimate atmosphere. On balmy summer evenings, dine “Al fresco” on the terrace and experience wonderful views across the lake and vineyards.
Restaurant Les Fresques… Where gastronomy and conviviality combine.
Brasserie “Le Chai”
Experience brasserie cuisine. Regional. Seasonal. Daily Specialities.Set in our old wine making building, “Brasserie le Chai” imparts the cordiality and conviviality of its origins. It serves famous regional specialities such as Magret de Canard, Confit and home-made Foie Gras as well as lighter lunches, all in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Our Executive Chief, Didier Casaguana manages our kitchens and all staff are trained at Ducasse Culinary Arts School.
Inside, the restaurant’s vast vaulted ceiling and warm open fire portray rural charm. Outside, the elevated terrace is perfect for dining in peace and tranquillity under an ancient walnut tree, surrounded by views of the lake, parkland and Château. The Brasserie is open every day
Chateau des Vigiers Golf Course
Golf holidays and golf breaks in the Dordogne, South West France
Château des Vigiers forms the centre-piece of a spectacular 27-hole golf course. The course opened in 1992 and was designed by Donald Steel, who is considered one of the very best “natural” golf course architects. Arranged in three 9-hole loops, giving three 18-hole combinations, our golf course was rated in the top ten courses in South West France. Other golf facilities include a 6-hole academy course, a covered driving range, practice greens and bunkers as well as resident golf Professionals, making Vigiers an ideal place to begin or improve your game.
Located within easy reach of Bergerac and Bordeaux (1.5 hours’ flight time from London), we are the ideal venue for your golf breaks or weekend holidays in the Dordogne, France.