Kees en Marjo

We, Kees and Marjo bought this beautiful house in 2017; One of the previous owners was a Bask. In the Basque country, BAKENIA means a place where life is good, people are hospitable and you feel good. Well a name that "covers the cargo".
Department 47, Lot et Garonne is a beautiful area, with a subtropical climate, slightly hilly and therefore ideal for beautiful cycling and walking tours.

In addition, La Bakénia is situated at less than 2 km from Villeneuve sur Lot, a place with about 25,000 inhabitants with all kinds of amenities, such as large shopping centers, nice markets, a cinema, museums and even a theater, a small sports airfield and a horse racing track!

Zwembad la Bakénia

What we offer

- 1 gite (Nissou) for 4 people with air conditioning;
- 1 gite (Joini) for 2 to 4 people;
- Total capacity up to 8 people;
- Large swimming pool of 11 x 5 meters;
- Summer kitchen for general use;
- Rural location in park of 3,5 acres;
- Yet close to shopping and city center;
- Free WIFI;
- Walking and cycling routes available;
- Private parking space;
- Open all year;
- Close to airport Bergerac and Agen.

We rent 2 holiday cottages

Gite Nissou

Gite Nissou

4 persons  

50 m2

Gite "Nissou" is located against the main house and has a private terrace and its own entrance. The room is heated or cooled with air conditioning. In the living room on the ground floor there is a double bed (140 x 190), a dining table, a sofa and an open kitchen. The bathroom is in a separate room with separate toilet. There are 2 single beds (90 x 200) in the attic with fixed staircase. All the beds have already been made for you. A washing machine is available for guests. 
The air conditioning of the Nissou gite is partially for your own account (0.30 cents per KWh). The unit is equipped with a separate electricity meter. The first 10 € are included in the rent. If you use more than this is calculated separately.

Gite Joini

Gite Joini

2/4 persons

39 m2

Gite "Joini" is a separate cottage and has a private terrace and a private entrance. The cottage is heated with electric radiators. In the living room on the ground floor there is a double bed (140 x 190), a dining table and a (sleeping) couch. All beds have already been made for you.
The kitchen is in a separate room, as well as the shower and separate toilet. On the mezzanine accessible with ladder is a small double bed (120 x 190). Careful with small children in connection with the mezzanine!
A washing machine is available for guests. 

Special features in the immediate vicinity

Wandelen en fietsen langs de Lot


Directly around la Bakénia are already some beautiful hiking and mountain bike trails. You can also rent bikes from us to explore the nearby area.
We have books with walking and cycling maps waiting for you, with beautiful routes nearby and a bit further away. Most hiking and cycling routes are well marked. Nearby is the "Voie Verte" a car-free cycle route along the Lot with a total of 160 km of cycle routes.
Also try a boat trip on the river or a sightseeing flight in a sport plane.

Dineren bij le Stelsia

Good food

A stone's throw away is Le Stelsia Castle, a very special hotel restaurant in an enchanting environment.
You will find here 3 restaurants: Le Bodéga for a quick but good bite, le Bistrot where you can dine for a reasonable price and le Jasmin (Michelin star) where top chef Michel Vico holds sway in the kitchen and serves you exceptional dishes where you are intensely can enjoy.
All this located in a beautiful park with a mini golf course, a wellness center and a cabaret room.



Nearby are a number of enchanting Bastide villages, These are villages with in the center a rectangular square surrounded by arcades. There are Monflanquin, Pujols, Penne d'Agenais, Monpazier and Villeréal. In all these villages there are pleasant weekly markets and in the evening the "Marché Nocturne". Market vendors prepare delicious meals with their products. You can not miss this.


Bigger cities

Within 1 to 2 hours drive you will find major cities such as Agen, Bergerac, Cahors, Toulouse, Bordeaux or Sarlat. Go shopping on the longest shopping street in Europe in Bordeaux.

Park Walibi

Theme park

Near Agen is the huge amusement park Walibi and a water park with the largest water slides in Europe!

Villeneuve sur Lot

Villeneuve sur Lot

La Bakénia is located another 4 minutes from the center of Villeneuve sur Lot and less than 2 minutes from a large shopping center with a huge Leclerc supermarket.

La Bakénia

For detailed information about Gites la Bakénia, please refer to our website.

La Bakénia
47300 Villeneuve sur Lot
Tel: +33 553 41 16 07