Set in the Dordogne region of south west France is the romantic little village of Annesse-et-Beaulieu. Here you will find wonderful houses, chateaus and castles typical of the area, and the lovely Isle River. Visit Chateau de Lalande, with its extensive grounds, swings for the children to let off steam, and a restaurant serving superb food, and the elegant Castle of La Roche. Annesse-et-Beaulieu is a fantastic place to explore the Dordogne region, especially with Perigueux (the capital of Dordogne) just eight miles away. Here you’ll find the largest cathedral in south west France, ancient cobbled streets lined with restaurants, bars and shops and its famous twice-weekly market selling local specialities such as truffles, foie gras and pies. Bourdeilles and Villamblard are also nearby.