Top things to do in Brantôme

Gastronomy in Brantôme

Moulin de l’Abbaye

Choose between this extravagant gastronomic restaurant at a carefully converted water mill at the foot of the abbey, and its two sister bistros: Au Fil de l’Eau, specialising in fish, and Au Fil du Temps with tradit…
Cave in Brantôme

Grottes de l'Abbaye

Behind the former abbey – Brantôme’s most illustrious landmark and now the town hall – lie moody caves, originally a place of pagan worship and then part of Brantôme’s first 8th-century abbey. Its most famous featur…
Bistro in Brantôme

Le Bistrot Saint Pierre

Floor-to-ceiling windows brighten up this airy, modern bistro, the local choice for a casual meal: think hearty salads, magret de canard (duck breast with honey) and duck burgers. Good cider selection.
Bistro in Brantôme

Au Fil du Temps

Au Fil du Temps is one of two bistros run by Moulin de l'Abbaye. Located just south of central Brantôme, it serves traditional Périgordian roasted meats.
Bistro in Brantôme

Au Fil de l’Eau

Au Fil de l’Eau specialises in fish, and is one of the two bistros of renowned Moulin de l'Abbaye. Its terrace faces the emerald green River Dronne.
Market in Brantôme

Truffle Market

Brântome has a weekly winter market of the local delicacy, the black Périgord truffle.
Landmark in Brantôme

Abbaye de Brantôme

Brantôme’s most illustrious landmark is the former Benedictine Abbey, built and rebuilt from the 11th to 18th centuries and now occupied by the town hall. Look for the detached 11th-century Romanesque bell tower, bu…
Chateau in Brantôme

Château de Bourdeilles

Explore one of the fortresses of the four baronies of the Périgord, built and rebuilt over the centuries. Tucked in a small bend in the River Dronne, it is furnished with a collection of period pieces.