It is notable as being the town in which Jean Paul Sartre lived as a child. Jean Paul Sartre Jean-Paul Sartre (June 21, 1905–April 15, 1980) was a French existentialist philosopher, dramatist, novelist and critic. ...
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The Hotel de France et de Russie is an elegant former eighteenth century post-house, built of local Dordogne stone and situated in the centre of Thiviers, opposite the Town Hall and surrounding parkland.
The hotel, a haven of tranquility, is set amidst pretty gardens with terrace, sheltered by fine trees and has private parking to the rear.
This was signed in 1893 in Paris by Tzar Alexander III but had, in fact, been negotiated and drawn up by his loyal General Nikolai Obroutcheff who was resident in the Dordogne.
Thiviers is four miles away, the Saturday morning market is not to be missed with a huge variety of fresh food, vegetables, flowers, clothes, wine, cheeses and fish.
Rent a car from one of three possible companies and drive 45 minutes to Thiviers on the N21 and then another 5 miles along the D707 and you are there.
Fishing permits are available in Thiviers at the local fishing tackle shop opposite to the Cathedral then trout is only one of a number of fish that may be caught and which are kept well stocked by local enthusiasts.
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