Located in the
canton of Vélines, extending on a wine-producing plateau between
the Estrop and Lidoire valleys, Saint Vivien is a
small rural town of 853 hectares, which has
(official population on January 1, 2017).
The name of Saint Vivien comes from the name of a bishop
of Saintes (+460), “Sancti Bibiani”.
The village’s economy is based mainly on agriculture, and
more particularly, on wine growing. It produces wines
with the appellation (AOC) Montravel and Bergerac.
The presence of several businesses and a rural complex are also
witness to a certain dynamism.
strolls there, you will encounter varied landscapes: vineyards,
meadows, ponds, forests, and superb buildings such as the mill
or the 13th century vaulted church.
You can taste and buy the local nectar in wine warehouses or at
the wine cooperative.
If the desire strikes to you to remain a few days in this
charming village, you will find accommodations in the many
holiday cottages there.
Saint Vivien is characterized by its quality of life and the
peacefulness that reigns there.
Text translated by Pays du Grand Bergeracois (professional translator).