Enhance your stay with these additional services

Les Charmes de Carlucet » Enhance your stay

In order to ensure your stay at Les Charmes de Carlucet is as relaxing, enjoyable and as comfortable as possible,
why not consider these extra services to complete your stay with us.

Private Cookery Course

From April to October COOKDORDOGNE offer you a private cookery course with free transport to and from Les Charmes de Carlucet. (35 min drive)

Courses for small groups

Using their local knowledge and strong relationships with the producers, they will introduce you to the local dishes and ingredients unique to this beautiful region

The small group course for up to 12 people are ideal for a hands-on course for a half or full day.

You will prepare and cook alongside Chef Ian, a two course or three course menu which is consumed during the course with wines. With individual workstations for 2 to 3 people, you master the tastiest of dishes under the watchful eye of the chef. The minimum number of people is 6 people.

Here’s what to expect

  • Pick up and drop off from Les Charmes de Carlucet (35 minute drive to school)
  • Meet Ian and his team with an explanation of the local ingredients, the different terms and what to look for at the local markets
  • Tuition, demonstration of and participation in traditional Perigordian cooking,  cooking methods and food styling
  • Three or two course degustation with wine and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Fun and informal experience guaranteed

The price for a private course including transport to and from Les Charmes de Carlucet is €110 per person for the half day and €175 per person for a full day.

This offer from Cookdordogne is valid for groups of 6 or more.

For more information or to make a booking please see the website cookdordogne.com or contact us.

Wine Tastings Sur Place

Sipping local wines from the comfort of our sun-drenched garden is a rather good way to acclimatize to the French way of life.

For social gatherings, celebrations or to simply learn more about the area, Vince from Dordogne Vineyard Tours will come to the Les Charmes de Carlucet with a selection of wines that showcase the many different styles and colours from the different appellations of Bergerac.

With an introductory glass of local fizz, a local cheese platter, tasting notes, tips on buying wine locally and a whole host of knowledge, the tasting is informative, relaxed and pitched at a level that ensures everyone learns something new.

These wine tastings are popular so don’t hesitate to contact Vince directly to find out more or secure your preferred date:

Cost: €50 per person (Set price of €400 for groups of 8 or less)

Sightseeing tours

We are very happy to recommend and book if necessary, sight seeing tours in the local area, including tours of Sarlat, Plus Beaux Villages such as La Roque-Gageac, Domme and Beynac, Lascaux caves, Chateaux, historical sites, local vineyards, the local Foie Gras producers.

Your private guide, Sylvain, has an incredible knowledge of the area. He can offer, informative and fun sightseeing tours at very reasonable prices, subject to his availability.
Sylvain can also offer “behind the scenes access” to hidden historical gems within the Dordogne valley and tours of beautiful villages sometimes over looked by the larger tour operators.

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Wines at Les Charmes de Carlucet

We offer a selected range of our favorite local wines for you during your stay at Les Charmes.

We have visited the vineyards in Bergerac region and selected our favorite wines.

 Here is the list of wines we offer and the prices.

Whether you are staying in our Villa Beaux Reves or our Cottage, we can offer you these wines during your stay.

Please let us know if you would like us to pre-order any of these wines for you so that they are waiting for you on your arrival.

Within 1 hours drive of Les Charmes de Carlucet, you will find beautiful vineyards, steeped in history, full of charm, offering world class vines.

We are delighted to be able to make recommendations and reservations for visits to vineyards.

Black Truffle Hunting in Perigord

From December to February, Domaine de Lascaux, near Les Charmes de Carlucet, invites you to an unforgettable experience: the black truffle hunting (Tuber Melanosporum) of the Périgord! A wonderful moment in the Dordogne, in the heart of the Black Périgord !

You will learn how to search for black truffles in their woods and you will learn to look for the truffle “fly”. This ancient technique is a unique experience and requires special attention, a good tecnique and has only one rule: respect for nature.

That’s why before the hunt, they will take the time to explain to you the few rules to follow during your experience. During the hunt, they will explain all the secrets of the truffle.

You will learn how to recognize a good and a bad truffle, whether it is ripe or not and how to harvest it without damaging it. They will explain how to clean and prepare the truffle that you will taste after the hunt.

It is a journey back in time, a return to the roots of the flavours and traditions.

The Truffle Discovery package (40€ per pers) will include a guided tour of the truffle farm, truffle hunting and fresh truffles tasting. The experience takes approx. 2 and half hours.

For more information or to book this unforgettable experience, contact us.

Bicycle rental

If you wish to rent bicycles during your stay, we can help you to arrange this and have the bikes delivered to Les Charmes de Carlucet. Or you can collect them.

Some of the most beautiful bike trails in Dordogne start right outside our front door.

Bike bus offer a great range of high quality bikes which you can collect or can be delivered to Les Charmes.

Canoeing excursions

There are various places on the Dordogne river where you can rent canoes or join a cruise during a day. We can make reservations and recommendations for you.

This is a fantastic and fun way to see the most beautiful places along the Dordogne river.
Contact us for more information and book a tour or canoe.

Fitness classes at Les Charmes with expert personal trainer

Private tuition at Les Charmes De Carlucet is now available on a 1:1, family or group option, in English/French. Choose from any of the following 1 hour classes:

Strength and Flexibility

A mix of Tai Chi, Yoga and Pilates choreographed to music. You will be shown all the moves with different options so you only do what feels right for you.

The aim of the class is to improve core strength, flexibility, balance and stability and to enjoy yourself. The session lasts just under an hour and ends with stretching, relaxation and meditation.

No footwear is required just comfortable clothing and mats are provided.


This outdoor military style exercise session is for the more active individual. He uses tyres, logs and ropes to help you get fit – developing aerobic and strength fitness and promoting fat loss and muscle toning.

He caters for all levels of fitness and will make sure that you work hard, have a load of fun in the fresh air and have you coming back for more!!

Personal Training

There is an option for a tailor-made 1:1 or 1:2 personal training sessions geared towards individual targets.

Clwyd Price-Jones
Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor

As a Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, living in the Dordogne, he offers a range of Health & Fitness classes and Personal Training, catering for all levels of fitness and ages from 16+.

His philosophy is that through unrelenting enthusiasm and passion, combined with his knowledge and skills, he aims to empower people to lead healthier, happier and more confident lives through exercise.


  • 1:1 basis = 60€ or a class for a minimum of x4 participants
  • Additional participants = 15€/pers
  • Possibility to request a tailor-made pt/class etc. (price upon request)
  • Payment in cash direct to Clywd


Please contact Clwyd directly with your request.

The only day that is unavailable is a Saturday.

Contact information

Clwyd Price-Jones, Coach Sportif

06 26 45 51 39 – clwydpj@outlook.com


Personalized Massage treatments at Les Charmes

Treat yourself, relax and de-stress in the beautiful surroundings of Les Charmes de Carlucet Manor and Villa Beaux Reves with a relaxing massage treatment.

We are delighted to be able to offer you wonderful personalized, relaxing and therapeutic massage treatments in the comfort of Les Charmes de Carlucet by our experienced massage therapist, Dean Edwards.

He is a highly experienced massage therapist, offering a personal Mobile Massage Therapy Service at Les Charmes de Carlucet Manor and Beaux Reves villa.

This service includes European/Swedish Massages of the neck, back, face, feet or a whole body massage. Your choice.

All of these treatments have calming and restorative effects, creating a great sense of harmony and well-being.

Dean will set up his luxurious massage table, soothing oils and calming background music to ensure a blissful feeling of deep relaxation, a powerful antidote to stress.

24 hour notice is required to arrange treatments at Les Charmes. Subject to availability.

Massage Treatment:

  • Back Massage / Face Massage / Foot Massage: 45 min – 40€, 60 min – 55€
  • Full Body Massage for Luxury relaxation (Face and Foot Massage included): 90 min – 80€

Please contact us for more information or to book your massage.

Culinary Courses

Every Tuesday and Sunday with Cook Dordogne cookery school.

We are delighted to offer 1 day or half day regional cookery courses, guided market tours and food demonstrations in partnership with the highly acclaimed “Cook Dordogne” in Saint-Cyprien, Dordogne.

  • 1 day course every Tuesday and Sunday
  • Guided morning Market tour followed by regional cookery class at the beautiful cookery school in Saint-Cyprien
  • Half day courses also available
  • Located at the highly acclaimed “Cook Dordogne” school of cookery
  • Course led by highly experienced Chef and Tutor, Ian, owner of the cookery school
  • Discover the local delicacies, which the region is famous for
  • Learn how to prepare, cook and enjoy delicious regional dishes
  • Cookery courses can be arranged for a private group

An unforgettable magical hot air balloon ride

A magical moment, an unforgettable breathtaking experience.
See the incredible sites and stunning scenery of the Dordogne valley from a hot air balloon with Montgolfières du Périgord.

Contact us for more information and prices or contact.
montgolfiere-du-perigord.com / perigordballoons@wanadoo.fr
Tel: +33(0) 553 28 18 58

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