Welcome to Beaux Souvenirs?

The perfect destination for an unforgettable holiday experience

with superb accommodation tailored exclusively for couples.

Lake surrounded by green trees ad a blue sky with with fluffy white clouds reflecting in the water

Look no further for the ideal base for your getaway!

Discover Mialet village, nestled in the heart of the Perigord-Limousin National Park in Northern Dordogne. This charming village offers an unbeatable location to explore the untouched beauty of southwestern France.

The gite is strategically positioned in the Northern Dordogne, right on the borders of the Haute Vienne and the Charente departments. This means along with the Dordogne, you'll have easy access to an extensive and varied range of attractions and activities. Don't forget to check out the host's top 12 recommendations for places to visit in North Dordogne and its surroundings.

Mialet's location is simply perfect. It's just a 45-minute drive from Limoges Airport and a manageable 7.5-hour drive from Calais, making it incredibly convenient for travellers like you.

Looking for accommodation in the Dordogne?

Look no further than Your French Stay! This charming 19th-century coach house offers a wonderful self-catering holiday experience for up to 4 adults. Adjacent to it is the lovely Beaux Souvenirs gite where you can park securely right outside.

You'll love the convenience of the accommodation being just a short walk away from the village centre, where you can find traditional shops like a butcher and a baker. Don't miss the weekly market, where you can immerse yourself in the local culture and truly live like a local.

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A cosy living room with a fireplace and rustic wooden beams, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Home from home comforts

Beaux Souvenirs is the perfect gite for couples seeking a unique blend of modern and vintage interior design. Great care has been taken in curating every detail to ensure that your stay is truly memorable. This accommodation offers all the comforts of home, including reliable internet access and a convenient power socket by the kitchen table for those who need to work. 

Step outside the gite and you'll find a tranquil garden where you can unwind and a refreshing 12m x 6m pool exclusively for Beaux Souvenir guests. When it's time to enjoy a delicious meal, the gas barbecue is at your disposal. With an abundance of fresh local food, you'll have everything you need for the perfect holiday experience.

A rustic room filled with various vintage dresses and clothing items.

What makes this a very special place to stay for fashion lovers

Your French Stay was recently acknowledged with an accolade for its uniqueness in the southwest region, all thanks to its one-of-a-kind onsite fashion museum.

The museum showcases a variety of women's fashion from the 20th century. Guests are warmly welcome to take a private tour, where they can admire not only iconic items but also learn about the intriguing social history of each era.

For those with a passion for vintage fashion, there is also the option to explore the fashion atelier and uncover a treasure trove of exclusive items available for purchase. Discover the excitement of finding your ideal vintage piece (many featuring designer labels)!

A book and glasses of wine on a table near a pool, creating a serene and relaxing atmosphere.

Local experts at your service

Upon arrival, your hosts who live on-site, will warmly welcome you and guide you to your holiday accommodation, complete with a complimentary bottle of wine chilling in the fridge. With extensive knowledge of the area, they can offer valuable insights and recommendations to enhance your stay. They will keep you informed about local events and provide a sightseeing map for easy navigation.

Respecting your privacy, they are available for assistance while allowing you to enjoy your stay without interruptions. Their goal is to provide exceptional service and ensure you have a stress-free and memorable stay. Why not read the reviews from past guests about their experience?

Famiky in a metal bike contraption on old railway line in countryside

Outdoor activities and bargain buys in the Dordogne

In addition to sightseeing, Mialet offers easy access to a range of sporting and outdoor activities from golf and horse riding to the more extreme zipwiring and many more. You could also discover the Velorail and explore the surrounding area on old railway track which is a one-of-a-kind experience.

Don't miss out on antique and flea markets (vide greniers), brocants and as well as factory outlets for top-quality leather goods and porcelain.  For your opportunity to bag a bargain just ask your hosts for insider knowledge about when and where to find them! 

 

A display of some french cheeses some in a wooden box

Why food lovers should visit the North Dordogne!

Finally,  the culinary delights of the North Dordogne are world-famous. Food lovers will be spoiled for choice with a wide range of mouthwatering options. Treat yourself to local delicacies like the exquisite La Truffe de Perigord Noir, foie gras, succulent duck, chestnuts, flavorful walnut oil, and the finest Limousin beef. You can also pay a visit to a nearby brewery, sample some delightful local liqueurs, and savour the renowned Bergerac wines such as Perchamont and Monbazillac. Whether you prefer the vibrant atmosphere of summer night markets, the relaxed ambience of open-air pizza bars at campsites, or the cosy charm of family-run bistros, there's something to satisfy every palate. And if you're seeking an extraordinary dining experience, you'll be delighted to know that within an hour's drive of the gite, there are seven Michelin Star restaurants waiting to impress you. If you're craving even more culinary recommendations, your hosts will gladly provide you with a comprehensive guide on where and what to eat!

Don't just take our word for it

Sawdays Special Places to Stay has personally inspected this superb holiday rental, so you can be sure that the photos on this website are a true representation of what you will find when you stay.

What Guests Say

A perfect week in a perfect gite! Quiet, large pool set in a lush garden and comfortable double beds and a fully equipped kitchen. Comfy outdoor seating for shade and sun. And a great little bakery just up the street in the small cosy town of Mialet. Thanks a million, Vanessa and William for the tips and warm welcome.

Karin, Michel & Zale - Naarden, Holland

What a truly fabulous week we've had with lots of 'Beaux Souvenirs' to take away with us. Vanessa & William are super hosts, such attention to detail to ensure everything was exactly right for us. Loved the groceries & wine thank-you! Great recommendations for places to visit! Loved the fashion museum & strongly recommend walks by St Martin de Fressengeas. Lazing by the pool was the perfect antidote to sightseeing. Huge thanks! And congratulations one great gite!

Margie, London and Tony, Canada

What a wonderful place and fantastic week we had. Such a fantastic location and stylish gite. Also, what a pool!!! Thank you for being such brilliant hosts - we loved all your recommendations and museum tour. We hope to be back soon! XX

Kathleen & James, London

A beautiful gem in the Dordogne matched by the warmth and kindness of the hosts Vanessa and William. We have loved this stylish retreat and leave feeling relaxed and refreshed. A huge thank you and we will be back!

Theresa & Barry, London

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Things to See & Do

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Mialet

The charming village of Mialet is located in the Dordogne, South West France in the Aquitaine region

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Top 12 Attractions

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What to See in Our Region

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Where & What to Eat

Eating out is a fabulous experience in this part of France and there is a huge variety of establishments to choose from. 

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Festivals & Events

Annual calendar of festivals & events in the Dordogne and nearby departments.

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Sports & Outdoors

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