What you should know before hiring a car in Bergerac
|Bergerac city centre|
|Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport (EGC): 3 mi from city centre|
Car hires in Bergerac: practical information
Where to rent a car in Bergerac
France's Dordogne region is like something out of a dream. It captures the essence of the French countryside with it's deep green forests, mansions perched on hill tops, small taverns and rolling fields… foodies know this region well as the place to get two iconically French foods: black truffles and foie gras. Have you already booked a trip to Bergerac[/url]? Then you're on your way to planning a very French trip! All you need now is a short term or long term car hire in Bergerac, depending on the length of your trip.
The Bergerac Airport has the best and often cheapest car hires in Bergerac. Choose from Avis, Buggs, Citer, Europcar, Hertz and Ucar, all located in the terminal building. In the city, there is only one option for a car hire Bergerac city, that's AB Cars on Boulevard Victor Hugo.
Driving in Bergerac: parking and other tips
Parking in Bergerac is very easy, we suggest using the municipal car park at Quai Salvetter, located just steps from the bank of the Dordogne River and also within easy walking distance of the Old Town in Bergerac. Parking prices are reasonable as well. There is street parking available as well, just be careful of the signs and time limits. The last thing you want is to find a ticket on your windshield while on holidays in Bergerac!
Road trips from Bergerac: what to do, what to see
The countryside surrounding Bergerac is so beautiful, you won't be able to help yourself! Climb into your economy car hire in Bergerac and hit the road. Pick one direction and go, stopping in the little towns along the way. What about going on a truffle hunt? As around in Bergerac if there's an expert who can take you!
Sarlat-la-Canéda is one of the main cities along the beautiful and idyllic Dordogne. It has a stunning cathedral and and elegant chateau. It's a 45-mile drive from Bergerac but the journey is very scenic so bring your camera, Sarlat-la-Canéda is said to be the most beautiful medieval town in all of France. It's up to you to decide if it's true.
Seventy miles in the opposite direct is Bordeaux, the famous wine city of France. If you have a rental car in Bergerac, you'd better make good use of it by exploring some of the world's finest wineries while in Bordeaux! Let your palette be your guide! A good tip: bring a picnic lunch while you're wine tasting and enjoy it in the countryside as you go along.