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Panoramic view of Dordogne

Highlights of Dordogne

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Panoramic view of Dordogne
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with a retreat to the beautiful region of Dordogne during this 5-day tour. Visit the medieval town of Sarlat and its colourful market, explore Palaeolithic cave paintings at Rouffignac Cave and enjoy a cruise along the Dordogne River.
France
Cultural

Highlights

Enjoy a guided walking tour of Sarlat

See the beautiful towns of Domm and Rocamadour

Enjoy a cruise on the Dordogne River by the cliffside village of Beynac

See extraordinary cave paintings from 15,000 BC.

Discover France’s best-kept secret, the Dordogne region, during this unforgettable, 5-day tour. Located in southwestern France between the Loire Valley and the Pyrenees, Dordogne is the perfect holiday destination if you are looking of a quiet retreat to the French countryside. Admire the region’s landscape with its medieval hilltop castles, historic cave paintings and charming villages. Enjoy a guided walking tour of Sarlat, visit the towns of Domm and Rocamadour, cruise the Dordogne River and explore the historic drawings at the Rouffignac Cave.

This tour is available daily from April to October.

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Included

4-night accommodation in a 3-star hotel
Daily breakfast
Sarlat guided walking tour (shared tour)
Rocamadour half day shared tour
Lascaux IV, Rouffignac cave and National Prehistory Museum visit including entrance fees
Villages of the Dordogne (shared tour)

Itinerary

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Day 1
Sarlat

Upon arrival, make your own way to your hotel and enjoy the afternoon at leisure.

Day 2
Sarlat

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before venturing on a guided walking tour of Sarlat. Follow your guide through the winding streets and stroll through the colourful market stalls as you're introduced to the local delicacies. This afternoon, drive to the beautiful village of Domm, a bastide, or a fortified medieval town. From here, continue onto La Roque Gageac for a cruise along the Dordogne River aboard an authentic Gabarre. Finally, reach Beynac to admire the village and castle.

Breakfast
Day 3
Sarlat

Today, you will have a full day exploring the History of Cave Paintings. Begin the day in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil for a guided visit of the National Prehistory Museum. Finally, end the tour with a visit to Rouffignac Cave which possesses original and authentic etchings and drawings.

Breakfast
Day 4
Sarlat

Enjoy a spectacular half day visiting the fortress village of Rocamadour. Follow your guide and visit and discover the renowned Notre Dame Chapel. Return to Sarlat in the afternoon.

Breakfast
Day 5
Sarlat

Breakfast at your hotel and end of our services.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French
Currency
EUR
4 nights
from AUD1,967
per person, twin share
Sarlat
April - October 2020

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