Bienvenue à L'hôtel de France et de Russie, a beautiful boutique Hotel in the Dordogne, Thiviers

Located in the center of Thiviers, A pretty little town, capital of the Périgord Vert, the Hôtel de France et de Russie is a charming hotel housed in a former coaching inn from the 18th century. Completely restored, it is a calm and peaceful place, perfect for holidays in the north of the Dordogne.

Front of the hotel Dining Terrace Inside of the restaurant Room Two

Our Hotel

You will appreciate the neat and modern decoration of the Hôtel de France et de Russie. Exposed stones and framework, elegant façade accompanied by a pleasant terrace in fine weather, to have breakfast or eat at the hotel's excellent restaurant. Chef Monsieur Nicolas Cousinou offers sophisticated and original cuisine, perfectly executed and presented on plates that are as beautiful as they are delicious. Fresh, excellent quality and local products, carefully selected by the Chef, are worked to combine flavors and offer you a gourmet meal that meets your expectations (it is best to book a table in advance).

Thiviers is renowned for its award- winning weekly market, which takes place on Saturday mornings, it is the ideal place to familiarize yourself with Périgordine gastronomy : Foie-gras, truffles and walnuts, local specialties and local products that you will have the pleasure of finding at the restaurant of the hotel L'Escapade des Sens (also open to non-resident guests of the hotel).

The Hotel de France et de Russie is a 3-star establishment, completely renovated, which offers you great services and comfort conducive to relaxation. The welcome is warm and neat, Adrian and Sharon offer 11 rooms, all equipped with private bathrooms with hair dryer, flat screen TV and free WIFI. Persons with reduced mobility can stay at the hotel in one of the two disabled-labeled rooms with a direct exit to the outside.

The hotel has a pretty garden, in front of the restaurant terrace, where you can have your breakfast which consists of fresh homemade baguette, pastries, homemade yogurts, fruit juices, hot drinks.

Please note: There is private parking and a bicycle garage with electrical outlets for charging bikes.

Things to do and discover around the hotel

The Hotel de France et de Russie is well located for making the most of your stay in the Dordogne and visiting the Périgord Vert. Cycling enthusiasts will be doubly delighted: a cycle path starts from Thiviers, to reach Saint-Pardoux-la-Rivière, it is a perfect place for a family bike ride and you can make a short stop to visit Saint-Jean -de-Côle, one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France on the way. Confirmed cyclists will take from Thiviers, the start of the Flow Vélo, which joins the island of Aix in Charente Maritime via the Charente, a beautiful route! The hotel is accredited “Accueil Vélo”. Thiviers is also a stopover on the Chemin de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, the Vézelay route, pilgrims are welcome at the hotel! For a daily getaway, discover Bourdeilles and its two castles or Brantôme, the Green Venice of Périgord ! Further north, the Périgord Limousin PNR awaits you for beautiful hikes, aquatic leisure bases, authentic cultural and heritage visits.

Consider the Hôtel de France et de Russie to accommodate your guests, if you are organizing a wedding or a family or professional event in one of the three local reception châteaux: Château La Durantie in Lanouaille, Château Lagut in Négrondes, the Château d'Oche in Saint-Priest-les-Fougères.

English and French are spoken.

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Local Area of Thiviers

Thiviers Saint Jean de Cole local lake and beach st jean de cole 2

How to find us

About Us


We recently hosted a small wedding for around 60 guests, enquires can be made here.

New Life in the Sun

In 2018 we were fortunate enough to appear on Channel 4's 'A New life in the Sun', see the whole series here.

Legal Notice

Propriétaires: Adrian et Sharon Finch, co-managers

Name of the operating company: Hotel de France et de Russie

Legal form: SARL

Email[email protected]

Telephone: +33(0) 553551780

TVA Number: FR35444683833

Siret: 444683833 00016