La Chartreuse du Bignac

Dordogne, France

Like the jewel in the crown, La Chartreuse du Bignac sits on a hilltop with 360° views over gently rolling hills graced by vineyards and orchards. The owner Jean Louis and Brigitte Viargues are happy to share their passion for the area and give you useful tips for the best restaurants and much more.

Hotel guide


  • 10 rooms, one junior suite and one family apartment
  • Free wireless internet connection
  • Lovely outdoor swimming pool during summer months
  • Small library
  • 12 hectares of gardens
  • Free parking

Our favourite

  • Ask for the room 'Maison du Boulanger'. It is situated in a cottage style house near the main building and comes with a 25m2 living room with stone fireplace and two bedrooms

Wine & Dine

  • Seasonal fresh cuisine with local products. Try the Duck, for which the region is famous
  • Delicious Pastries and desserts are prepared from the own garden
  • Wine bar and 12th century wine cellar


  • Go as comfortable as you like


  • Rooms from € 158 / day

Local guide

Worth getting out of bed for

  • Learn to cook with the hotel's chef or visit his partners, foie gras, vinegar and walnut oil makers
  • The périgord is full of heritage history. The owners are more than happy to organize discovery days and inform you about nearby seasonal events

When to go

  • The hotel is closed in January. Season lasts from March to October. Visit during warm summer months


  • Hiking trails, cycling, horse-riding and Golf (9 and 18 holes)

Good to know

  • Traveling with children: DVD's in the hotel's own cinema can be seen. Board games at your disposal

Don't miss

  • Discover the largest wine region in France. Nearby wine-tastings take place

How to get there

  • By air: Nearest airport is the regional Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport, only a 10 min drive away