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TOURS & accommodation package IN DORDOGNE

Choose to stay in Sarlat, in the heart of the Dordogne region and join our 5 day tour to discover the essential of beautiful Dordogne. Follow your guide and visit one of the most well preserved 17th century town during its bustling market day. You will also experience a unique visit at Lascaux IV cave that will plunge you back to the origins of Art. The tour also includes the visit of some of the most beautiful villages of the area and a boat ride on the River Dordogne to admire stunning landscapes and mighty medieval fortresses lined up along the River.


BEST OF DORDOGNE– 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

PRICE: 935 Euros / person twin-share
From April to October, not available in August





INCLUSIONS
4 night accommodation (twin-share) in a 4* hotel in Sarlat /breakfast included.
English speaking driver/guide - comfortable Mercedes Minivans.
Private Sarlat guided walking tour - Beynac, Domme villages visit - Boat Ride on the Dordogne river.
Lascaux IV and Rouffignac Cave visit - Private guided walking tour of Rocamadour.

EXCLUSIONS
Luggage handling, meals, drinks, personal insurance & expenses
Entrance fees other than mentioned in the program - Gratuities


DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN SARLAT

Arrive in Sarlat on your own and settle into your hotel. Night in Sarlat.


DAY 2 - SARLAT GUIDED TOUR / VILLAGES OF THE DORDOGNE - shared tour

Breakfast at your hotel.
9.50am Pick up at Place Pasteur bus station in Sarlat. In the morning, follow a guided walking tour of historic Sarlat, a rich merchant town of the 18th century. After some free time for lunch, off to our afternoon tour to the Dordogne valley. Reach the small village of Domme. Enjoy a walking tour and some free time. Then we drive to the beautiful village of La Roque Gageac where you will depart on a boat ride on the River Dordogne. Finally, we head to Beynac where you will admire a truly spectacular view and one of the most impressive medieval castles of the Dordogne. Walking tour in the village and free time for personal discovery. 6.30pm Return to Sarlat and night at your hotel.


DAY 3 - LASCAUX IV VISIT & THE ART OF THE CAVES - shared tour

Breakfast at your hotel.
8.50am Pick up at Place Pasteur bus station in Sarlat. Some 15,000 years B.C. unknown painters created breathtaking cave paintings of which the most extraordinary examples are found in the Dordogne area. During this day enjoy some time in Les Eyzies and follow your guide on a commented visit of the National Prehistory Museum. Continue to Rouffignac Cave that possesses original and authentic engravings dating back to the late Magdalenian. Finally, visit of Lascaux IV, a perfect reproduction of the original cave. 5.00pm Return to Sarlat and night at your hotel.

DAY 4 - ROCAMADOUR HALF DAY MORNING TOUR - shared tour

Breakfast at your hotel.
8.50am Pick up at Place Pasteur bus station in Sarlat. Depart for the pilgrimage and fortress village of Rocamadour that has attracted visitors for its setting in a gorge above a tributary of the River Dordogne. The village is renowned for its historical monuments and its sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which for centuries has brought pilgrims from every country, among them kings, bishops, and nobles. Here, follow your guide and visit the renowned Notre Dame Chapel, part of an extraordinary 13th-century chapel complex perched on a cliff and one of the most dramatic pilgrimage sites in Europe. Enjoy some free time for personal discovery. 1.00pm Return to Sarlat and afternoon free in Sarlat. Night at your hotel.

DAY 5 - SARLAT

Breakfast at your hotel and end of our services.



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DORDOGNE DISCOVERY 7 days / 6 nights

PRICE: 1500 Euros / person twin-share
From April to October, not available in August









INCLUSIONS
6 night accommodation (twin-share) in 4* hotel in Sarlat /breakfast included.
English speaking driver/guide - comfortable Mercedes Minivans.
Private Sarlat guided walking tour and market - Beynac, Domme and Saint-Cirq-Lapopie village visits
Boat Ride on the Dordogne river - Private English guided tour of the National Prehistory museum
Lascaux IV, Rouffignac and Peche Merle Caves visit - Castlenaud, Milandes and Marqueyssac castles visit
Rocamadour guided walking tour

EXCLUSIONS
Luggage handling, meals, drinks, personal insurance & expenses
Entrance fees other than mentioned in the program - Gratuities


DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN SARLAT

Arrive in Sarlat on your own and settle into your hotel. Night in Sarlat.


DAY 2 - SARLAT GUIDED TOUR / VILLAGES OF THE DORDOGNE - shared tour

Breakfast at your hotel.
9.50am Pick up at Place Pasteur bus station in Sarlat. In the morning, follow a guided walking tour of historic Sarlat, a rich merchant town of the 18th century. After some free time for lunch, off to our afternoon tour to the Dordogne valley. Reach the small village of Domme. Enjoy a walking tour and some free time. Then we drive to the beautiful village of La Roque Gageac where you will depart on a boat ride on the River Dordogne. Finally, we head to Beynac where you will admire a truly spectacular view and one of the most impressive medieval castles of the Dordogne. Walking tour in the village and free time for personal discovery. 6.30pm Return to Sarlat and night at your hotel.


DAY 3 - LASCAUX IV VISIT & THE ART OF THE CAVES - shared tour

Breakfast at your hotel.
8.50am Pick up at Place Pasteur bus station in Sarlat. Some 15,000 years B.C. unknown painters created breathtaking cave paintings of which the most extraordinary examples are found in the Dordogne area. During this day enjoy some time in Les Eyzies and follow your guide on a commented visit of the National Prehistory Museum. Continue to Rouffignac Cave that possesses original and authentic engravings dating back to the late Magdalenian. Finally, visit of Lascaux IV, a perfect reproduction of the original cave. 5.00pm Return to Sarlat and night at your hotel.

DAY 4 - CASTLES OF THE DORDOGNE VALLEY - shared tour

Breakfast at your hotel.
9.50am Pick up at Place Pasteur bus station in Sarlat. In the morning, by Carsac-Aillac and Montfort depart along the Dordogne valley. First visit the mighty castle of Castelnaud a medieval fortress overlooking the Dordogne River, erected to face its rival, the Château de Beynac. Then visit of the Milandes castle. Built around 1489, it was the main house of the lords of Caumont until 1535. In 1940, the entertainer Josephine Baker rented the château and then bought it in 1947. Finally, end the day with the visit of the Gardens of Marqueyssac: listed as a National Historical Monument it offers more than 6 kilometers of shaded paths, edged with 150 000 hand-pruned hundred year old boxwoods. 6.00pm Return to Sarlat and night at your hotel.


DAY 5 - PECH MERLE CAVE / SAINT CIRQ LAPOPIE VILLAGE - shared tour

Breakfast at your hotel.
8.50am Pick up at Place Pasteur bus station in Sarlat. The emblematic Quercy region is on your program for today. We first head towards the fascinating cave of Pech Merle that still bears some authentic cave drawings, paintings and etchings. After the visit of the cave, we depart for the wonderful village of St Cirq Lapopie, known to be the most beautiful of all the beautiful villages of France. Finally, stop in Cahors to visit the capital of the Quercy region. Its site is dramatic, being contained on three sides within a U-shaped bend in the River Lot known as a “cingle” (peninsula). During your visit you will certainly admire some of the most well preserved private mansions dating back to the 15th and 16th centuries as well as the unique Saint Etienne cathedral that is a unique example of a domed cathedral in southern France. 6.00pm Return to Sarlat and night at your hotel.

DAY 6 - ROCAMADOUR HALF DAY MORNING TOUR - shared tour

Breakfast at your hotel.
8.50am Pick up at Place Pasteur bus station in Sarlat. Depart for the pilgrimage and fortress village of Rocamadour that has attracted visitors for its setting in a gorge above a tributary of the River Dordogne. The village is renowned for its historical monuments and its sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which for centuries has brought pilgrims from every country, among them kings, bishops, and nobles. Here, follow your guide and visit the renowned Notre Dame Chapel, part of an extraordinary 13th-century chapel complex perched on a cliff and one of the most dramatic pilgrimage sites in Europe. Enjoy some free time for personal discovery. 1.00pm Return to Sarlat, afternoon free and night at your hotel.


DAY 7 - SARLAT

Breakfast at your hotel and end of our services.


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dordogne & bordeaux - 8 or 10 day tour

splendors of Dordogne & BORDEAUX grands crus combined

Indulge yourself and discover two magical regions of France in a single package. Join one of our combined tours and get the best of both regions.
8 days / 4* hotels - BORDEAUX GRANDS CRUS & ESSENTIAL DORDOGNE - 2100 Euros / person.
10 days / 4* hotels BORDEAUX GRANDS CRUS & SPLENDORS Of THE DORDOGNE - 2770 Euros / person.

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