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About Us

_DSC4046Our names are Megan and Philip and we purchased Les Remparts in August 2016. We have travelled widely throughout France but chose to settle in the south-west following encouragement from special friends living in the area, our love of the the wonderful food and drink and of course the weather! The area is also really easy to reach from the UK.
It took us well over a year to find and buy Les Remparts. We particularly love it’s ‘hidden’ location, the stunning views from the property, and the village atmosphere. Gensac is a real gem!

Philip & Megan Robinson

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Answers to common questions

We’ve compiled a list of answers to common questions asked by our guests.

How do we get to Les Remparts?

You can arrive at Les Remparts by car, train, or plane. Please click here for further information.

Can I hire a car at Bordeaux airport, Bergerac airport or Libourne?

Yes – click here for more information.

Can I go by bus from Gensac to/ from Pujols, Castillon, St Emilion or Libourne?

Yes. Please click here for more information.

Where is the nearest supermarket?

There is a Spa supermarket in Gensac within a short walking distance of the house. This sells all daily essentials. Please click here for further information.

What is the weather like?

This area of France is blessed with warm summers and mild winters. This gives daily average temperatures of 26 degrees during July and August, and 9 degrees during December and January. Rainfall is not particularly heavy at any time of year. The following website gives more detail. For a comparison, here is Broadbeach, Australia and Oxford, UK.

Where can I buy fresh bread?

Our favourite places are:

Boulangerie Patisserie “Au pain qui chante” at 6 Rue des Allées, 33890 Gensac

Boulangerie Patisserie “Le Fournil De Castillon” at 65 avenue Camille Maumey, 33350 Castillon La Bataille (open every day 5.00am to 8.00pm)

Boulangerie Patisserie “Troel” at 4 Place du XIV Juillet, 33350 Castillon-la-Bataille

“La Petite” Boulangerie at 3 Avenue John Talbot, 33350 Castillon-la-Bataille

Boulangerie Patisserie at 6-18 Le Bourg, 33790 Soussac

Where can I find local information?

Local information can be found by looking at Mairie de Gensac, and at Gensac’s own website.

How do I get an appointment with the GP?

Call the local doctor’s surgery on 05 57 47 43 87.

Doctor Aymeric LAIR, Médecin Généraliste, 3 all République, 33890 Gensac

How do I call for emergency help?

There are several numbers to be aware of. Please click here for information.

Where is the nearest hospital?

The nearest hospital is Centre Hospitalier at avenue Charrier 33220 Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Phone: 05 57 41 96 96