The Payrac Hotel and District

LINKS to other pages in the Albi, Carcassonne and Dordogne website and the Colin Day Travelling Days series:

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2 : Introduction (Hotels etc.)
3 : Albi
4 : Najac
5 : Cordes Sur Ciel
6 : Bruniquel
7 : St Antonin Noble Val
8 : Gaillac Vineyard
9 : Castres
10 : Carcassonne
11 : St Cirq Lapopie
12 : Rocamadour
13 : Sarlat
14 : La Roque Gageac
15 : Cahors
16 : Guest Book:

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FOR A description of Payrac one pehaps cannot do better than quote the 'official' translation of a page on Payrac's tourist bureau website :

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"LOCATED in an area astonishment rich in places of interest, you will assess certainly his quality of life and reception.

"A capacity of lodging very varied is proposed to you: hotels, camp-sites with or without hiring of mobile-homes, rooms of hosts, furnished.

"The gastronomy of choice results directly from the soil: foie gras, crystallized, truffé pie, boletus, trouts, cabécous, cake with nut, wine of nut, etc...

"You will be able to also discover his craft industry of art, to divert you thanks to the many local festivities, to swim, walk, fish, take colors and to remake you a health!"

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"You will find all the trade, a post office, a pharmacy, two doctors, a cabinet of nurses, and you will be able to benefit from the public swimming pool, tennis court, bowling pitch, hikes marked out, equestrian excursions, canoe on the Dordogne, of the spéléo or the gliding, all the traditional festivities and even of a halt-nursery for your children.

"A center of leisures will propose varied activities and a table with your suitability to you just like the restaurants of the local type for all the tastes and all the purses.

"Do not hesitate to visit us and to remain in Payrac or in the common neighbors. Hundred hotel rooms and boarding houses, hirings seasonal, rooms of host and five camp-sites all categories are ready to accomodate you."

  AND NOW a description of the Hostellerie de la Paix:    

"L'HOSTELLERIE DE LA PAIX vous accueille à Payrac dans le Lot, lieu de séjour incomparable.

"Aux confins de 3 régions: Quercy, Périgord et Limousin, entre Rocamadour et Sarlat, près des Vallées de la Dordogne et du Lot ... Vieille bâtisse de caractère, ancien Relais de Poste entièrement rénové et confortablement aménagé.

"L'hôtel offre 50 chambres 2* avec salle de bain, wc, téléphone direct, TV couleur.Il dispose également d'une piscine et d'un sauna. Le Restaurant vous propose de découvrir la gastronomie de ce terroir d'exception."

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The official translation! :

"HOSTELLERIE OF PEACE accomodates you in Payrac in the Batch, place of incomparable stay.

"With the borders of 3 areas: Quercy, Périgord and the Limousin, between Rocamadour and Sarlat, close to the Valleys of the Dordogne and the Batch... Old masonry of character, old Relay of Station entirely renovated and comfortably arranged.

"The hotel offers 50 rooms 2 * with WC, bathroom, direct telephone, TV couleur. Il also has of a swimming pool and a sauna. The Restaurant proposes to you to discover the gastronomy of this soil of exception."

The gatehouse of the hotel leading into the former courtyard (now home to a swimming pool) and stables.  (Above and Right)

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The main entrance to l'Hostellerie de la Paix.  (Left)

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The hotel bar and entrance hall.  (Right)

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