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Tastes , Gardens & Villages of Dordogne

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Indulge yourself with yummy specialties, see glamorous medieval castles, and visit the prettiest villages along the Dordogne River.
France
Cultural

Highlights

Taste delicious specialties and stroll through colourful market stalls during your Sarlat gourmet tour.

Tour of the village of Dordogne and the most beautiful medieval castles along the Dordogne River.

Step into a wonderland brimming with amazing gastronomy and fairy tale scenery through this 5-day package in Dordogne. Start the journey in the medieval town of Sarlat by taking part in a food market tour to have your fill of delicious local specialties, such as cheese, foie gras, and wines. Visit some of the most beautiful castles in France—the12th century fortress of Castelnaud ;the glamorous Château des Milandes with its adorable garden listed as a Historical Monument, and Château de Marqueyssac with its& vivid garden made of unusual box hedges. Continue to the charming villages of Domme, Beynac and La Roque-Gageac and hop in for a boat ride on the Dordogne River. Revel in the beauty of the lush countryside,sailing past medieval villages and stunning castles.

This tour departs daily from April to October 2020.

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Included

4-night accommodation in a 3-star hotel
Daily breakfast
Sarlat market and gourmet tour
Village of the Dordogne tour
Castle and Garden of the Dordogne Valley Private Tour

Itinerary

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Day 1
Sarlat

Independent arrival from the train station to your hotel, which is just a short walk from the medieval town of Sarlat. Check in and have the remainder of the day at your own leisure.
 

Day 2
Sarlat

Welcome to Sarlat, one of the most fascinating small towns of France. Today is market day, so follow your guide through the winding streets and stroll through the colourful stalls as he introduces you to the local delicacies. Your tour will include stops where you will taste delicious specialties of the region including duck, cheese, walnut and wine. 
 

Breakfast
Day 3
Dorgdone Valley

Breakfast at your hotel before your full day tour which will take you along the Dordogne River to discover some of the most beautiful medieval castles the region has to offer. Today the castles of Castelnaud, Milandes and Marqueyssac will be on your itinerary and some of the most thrilling scenic stops will also be suggested. Entrance fees and meal are not included. 
 

Breakfast
Day 4
Dordogne Region

This half day tour is dedicated to the visit of some of the most beautiful villages that line the Dordogne River. The tour will head to the villages of Domme, Beynac and La RoqueGageac that you will visit with your guide. You will also enjoy a lovely and peaceful boat ride on the river Dordogne classified as a UNESCO Biosphere reserve in 2012.
 

Breakfast
Day 5
Sarlat

Check out after breakfast. End of tour. 
 

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French
Currency
EUR
4 nights
from AUD1,090
per person, twin share
France
Sarlat (Daily)
Cultural
01 April - 31 October 2020

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