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Competition Time!

We love giving our readers the chance to enter some fabulous giveaways, and right now we’re giving you the chance to win some fantastic breaks away in some stunning locations!


How does a night at a luxury 4-star boutique hotel sound?

The historic, charming Château les Merles is offering the winner of this prize competition a relaxing night to remember in an ensuite, deluxe double room, with breakfast, for two. Not only that, but they can also enjoy a sumptuous dinner and a bottle of Chateau les Merles wine in its outstanding gastronomic restaurant!

Combining the elegance of the 17th-century chateau with stylish, contemporary design, this delightful hotel prides itself on its high levels of comfort, service and hospitality. Chef de Cuisine, Bas Holten strives for the perfect balance, on and off the plate, with innovative creations using local products and pure flavours.

If you are a golfer, you could even take your clubs and enjoy a round at the hotels’ challenging 9-hole, 35 par golf course complete with driving range and putting green.
Situated on the edge of the beautiful Loirac forest and Bergerac vineyards at Mouleydier, Dordogne, the prize has a value of around EUR 300 and can be enjoyed any time between 10 September and 15 December, 2020. Closing date for entries is 3 September, 2020.

No refunds or exchange allowed. This is a competition without obligation to buy – the rules of the competition are deposited with S.C.P. Laurent Rodriguez and Gaël Peyssi Bailiffs Associates, 25 rue Louis Mie, 24007, Périgueux, Cedex. These rules can also be seen online at

For a chance to win, all you have to do is answer the following correctly. Answers can be found in this magazine which can also be seen at

Enter online

1. Where was d’Artagnan born?:
MarciacLupiacVic Fezensac

A Syrup de Canne is made with:
Salt and waterWhiskey and waterSugar and water

If your golf ball is deemed lost you receive a:
2-stroke penalty4-stroke penalty1-stroke penalty

How far did Clervoy’s space suit travel?
Over 9 million kmOver 7 million kmLess than 3 million km

Terms & conditions

No refunds or exchange allowed.  This is a competition without obligation to buy. All entries will be entered on to the website database. The winner will be drawn at random by computer software. The first correct entry drawn will be the winner.

No correspondence or telephone communication will be entered into and entries received after the closing date will not be included. Entry automatically confirms that The Local Buzz may use the winner’s name and image in a following issue if it wishes. Entry also confirms automatic online subscription to The Local Buzz and that entrant’s details will be kept on the user database.

The competition is open to anyone over the age of 18, with the exception of the suppliers to The Local Buzz, and the employees and families of The Local Buzz.

The French rules, which are the same as the English version, have been registered with SCP Laurent Rodriguez and Gael Peyssi Bailiffs Associates, 25 rue Louis Mie, 24007 Perigeux. The French version can be read here.