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Castets en Dorthe

The village of Castets-en-Dorthe sits on a high ridge above the junction of the Canal des Deux Mers and the Garonne river – with fine views over this famous wine-growing area. Ten minutes walk from “Alba” in the main street of the village is a mini supermarket with a butchers, local wines and all necessary foodstuffs. There is also a newsagents which also sells groceries.

In the village square, opposite the Post Office, is the bar ‘Le Cercle’, run by Véronique, who speaks good English. You can also eat here as long as you give 48 hours notice.

Down on the canal is ‘La Ba’amba’ which serves a variety of cocktails and meals. In summer you can sit out and admire the boats moored by the lock. (See also: Canal & Garonne).

Castets-en-Dorthe is easily accessible from the A62 motorway (exit N°3 Langon) – a short drive south east of Bordeaux. It is well placed for visiting the Gironde region.

(See Places to Visit)


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