DordogneWelcome to Le Petit Chat and to our charming Medieval Abbey town, Beaulieu sur Dordogne. By many claimed to be the most beautiful town in the upper Dordogne valley.

Beaulieu is situated in the middle of France, in the department of Correze, alongside the Dordogne River and is a pulsating medieval town surrounded by charming little villages.

Outdoor Activities

The area is ideal for an active holiday with activities like bicycling, walking, swimming, canoing, golf and horseback riding.

Exploring the Area

It is an ideal spot to use a base for further away, like Rocomandour (30 minute drive) Cahors (2 hour drive), Sarlat de Caneda (2 hour drive), the wine areas of both Cahors and Bergerac (easy day trips).

Our Rooms

Le Petit Chat offers three rooms Bed and Breakfast style. The rooms were renovated in 2005, but have kept much of the original charm. All the rooms have private bathrooms, two have kitchenettes

check-in and check-out

We ask for check-in after 4:30 pm and check-out latest at 11:00 am.


We accept small animals but contact us in advance please.


We speak English, French, German and Norwegian.


All our rooms are spacious, and have king size beds. All the rooms have space for an extra bed.


Our prices range from 52€ in the low season to 60€ in the high season for 1 person, and from 50€ to 73€ for two, extra bed is 20€, including breakfast and tourist tax.

The Blue Room

It has stonewalls with wooden beams, and an old wooden floor. The bathroom is large with a shower and blue tiles. The view is stunning with the hilly countryside and the Dordogne.









The Green Room

It also has stonewalls with wooden beams, and an old wooden floor. The bathroom is once again with a shower and green tiles. The green room has a kitchenette and view on the chapel by the river









The Yellow Room

Like the two others, it has a parquet floor and stonewalls with wooden beams. It also has a kitchenette and a huge bathroom with a bathtub and yellow tiles. The view is facing the town

Our breakfast

We serve a French breakfast, with a twist.


We charge a 20% deposit at the time of your booking. We accept French checks, International money orders, cash or direct payment to French or Norwegian bank accounts.
Payment with credit card possible via PayPal (Payment through internet)

Tourist Information and Links

If you have not been to the region, you can roughly say that Beaulieu sur Dordogne lies in the middle of France. If you are familiar with the Dordogne region, the Department of Correze is just a bit further up-river.
Interesting Places to Visit

Beaulieu has many interesting sites close by, and is an easy daytrip away from the wine areas of both Cahors and Bergerac.

In Corrèze :

  • Collonge-la-Rouge 21km 20mn
  • Aubazine, its abbey and monk canal
  • Travassac and its spectacular slate mines
  • Gimel adn its waterfalls
  • Turenne 29km 30mn
  • Curemonte 20km 20 to 30mn

In Lot :

  • Rocamadour 42km 30mn
  • Lurçat’s workshop-museum (St-Laurent-les-Tours) 17km 20mn
  • Castelnau castle – Bretenoux 8,5km 10mn
  • Presque caves 18km 20mn
  • Padirac abyss 28km 30mn
  • Cahors and it’s vineyards 125km 1h30

And also:

  • Lascaux caves
  • Vézère valley (classed on the Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO) 96km 1h30
  • Sarlat-la-Canéda 74km 1h30
  • Bergerac 164km 2h
  • White Périgord (Périgueux) 122km 1h40

Wine Regions

Wine regions of Cahors 125 km / 11/2 hours
Wine regions of Bergerac 164 km / 2 hours
The valley of Vezere (cradle of European human history) 96 km / 11/2 hours

Outdoor Activities

Swimming, canoeing, golf, horse riding and tennis – all within a short distance from Beaulieu. If you decide to visit during the winter, the skis lopes of Massive Central are only a couple of hours away.


Beaulieu-sur-dordogne, tourist office,The Mairie


Ryan Air (Various British airports, Limoges is closest to us)
Norwegian air (Oslo – Bordeaux or Paris)
Brussel Air (Oslo – Toulouse)

Address :

GPS coordinate:
Latitude : 44.980696 | Longitude : 1.836612
19, rue de la chapelle, 19120, Beaulieu sur Dordogne, France.

Contact us

For more informations about Le Petit Chat, please complet this form.
If you have any special enquiries, you can contact us and we will try to help you.

Phone:  0033 (0)682 343 858