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Perches Gallery Gaillac vineyards, Tarn

The Gaillac Vineyards around Perches.

Despite Gaillac having been one of France's earliest wine-growing areas, Gaillac and its wines have been pushed into the shadows by bigger names in Bordeaux and Burgundy. It should be remembered, however, that at one time the Gaillac vineyards…

Le Domaine de Perches: the perfect base for exploring Occitanie

by Michael Edwards Le Domaine de Perches: the perfect base for exploring Occitanie. A 17th-century wine chateau restored with immaculate modern taste, is simply ideal for touring Auch’s Late Gothic cathedral, the medieval city of Albi and…
Quintessential English Dream of France

The Quintessential English Dream of France

  By Michael Edwards Somewhat ironic that le Domaine de Perches, a chambre d’hôte located forty miles north-east of Toulouse airport, in a dreamy golden-wheat-sunflowers-vineyard landscape may be the quintessential English Dream…
Perches blog le festival des lanternes

Chinese Lantern Festival

The Chinese Lantern Festival is taking place near the Domaine de Perches.  A good enough reason to come to this part of France in December or January and stay at the Domaine de Perches. This is a wonderful way of enjoying the town of Gaillac…
Dîner à la table d'hôte du Domaine

The art of French cuisine in the Tarn

The art of French cuisine in the Tarn is based on fresh local produce and aims to create appetising, healthy and balanced dishes. There are excellent local wines, many from the Gaillac region, to complement the food. The organic movement…

Visit the beautiful village of Puycelsi

  Visit the beautiful village of Puycelsi, one of ‘les plus beaux villages de France’ which is draped across the top of a hill in the Tarn. It is about a 20-minute drive from le Domaine de Perches. The village can be seen for…
Maison d'hôtes de luxe près de Cordes-sur-Ciel

Albi a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  Albi a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the episcopal city built along the River Tarn. Additionally, it is the administrative centre of the département of the same name. The city is home to the magnificent Cathédrale Sainte-Cécile…