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Discovery of Dordogne

ITINERARY

Visit: Souillac, Rocamadour, Gourdon, La Roque Gageac, Les Eyzies, Sarlat, Souillac

 

Day 1: Arrival in Souillac

Explore by foot the architectural heritage of this city. There is a possibility to visit the Benedictine Monastery which was built in the XIIth Century by St Eloi and his sumptuous Abbey.

Day 2: Souillac – Rocamadour (approx. 21km or 28km)

For you first bike stage, cross over the Dordogne River and its astonishing landscapes to reach Rocamadour which used to be one of the most famous Christian Occident Pilgrim. This astonishing village has been built on a rock which offers you a view over the valley just fantastic. Do not miss to have a short walk to the Belvederes.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Rocamadour – Gourdon (approx. 33km)

Today run through the forest and hills in the Nature reserve called "The Causse du Quercy". An area of constrastes where limestone of the Causse gives way to the fertile soils of the valleys. In Gourdon, discover French treasures such as Foie Gras and the black diamond ‘truffle’ mushroom : taste and enjoy all the delicious local produce and discover the French way of life.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Gourdon – La Roque Gageac (approx. 23km or 26km)

Head back to the Dordogne Valley to discover the beautiful fortified town, Domme, overlooking the river. This village classified as one of the most beautiful village of France will offer you a wonderful view over the valley and numerous testimonies of its feudal architecture. Stop in La Roque Gageac, the ancient river harbor pressed to the cliff, another beautiful village classified where the Dordogne River gives the rhythm of life and a charming atmosphere.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: La Roque Gageac – Les Eyzies (approx. 30km or 54km)

Travel along the loops of the Dordogne River to discover Beynac, perched on his rock and the château des Milandes where Josephine Baker lived and left her mark. Continue along the Dordogne River via typical small villages to reach Les Eyzies, a village built on a cliff with numerous prehistorical testimonies.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Les Eyzies – Sarlat (approx. 26km or 54km)

From Les Eyzies, nicknamed "The Prehistory Capital", on the long version of this stage, enjoy the beautiful landscape until we reach Montignac and visit the well known Lascaux grottos which is one of the most important prehistorical site thanks to its numerous prehistorical paintings and caves. Incursion in the Sarladais country to join the famous medieval town of Sarlat. This city is also well known by gourmets for its delicious local products, such as ducks ‘foie gras’, truffles mushroom and its market where you can smell, taste and discover all these treasures.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Sarlat – Souillac (approx. 31km)

Today, ride on a former railway track transformed into a long and very pleasant cycling path. Travel back to Souillac along the banks of the Dordogne River, overlooked by the Chateaux de Fenelon, a chateau from the 15th Century covered with Lauzes (stone rooffing) settled in green scenery and quiet place.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Departure

Breakfast at the hotel. End of Services.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Independent Package inlcudes:

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
  • Travel folder (per room) including colour maps,detailed route directions (FR/GB/DE) and tourist brochures
  • City Taxes

 

Not Included:

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Any meals not listed above
  • Tickets to attractions/tours
  • Travel Insuarnce
  • Bicycles
  • Anything not mentioned in 'package includes'

 

Bicycles:

You can choose between the following bikes:

  • Hybrid Bike "Focus"
  • Electric Assistance Bike

 

Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and group tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (lvt)

Package Information

  • Duration: 8 Days/7 Nights
  • Type: Biking Tour
  • Departures: March - October 2021
  • Cities Visited: Souillac, Rocamadour, Gourdon, La Roque Gageac, Les Eyzies, Sarlat, Souillac
  • Price From: $ 1,568