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Dordogne: The Frenchman's paradise


Travel inland from Bordeaux to Dordogne, one of the most beautiful natural regions in France, with slow rivers cutting through spectacular steep limestone valleys riddled with caves, many containing world-famous prehistoric paintings. 'The Land of Mankind', the Dordogne is replete with superb prehistoric sites, such as the famous Lascaux caves or Font de Gaume, that trace the birth of human existence and civilization.
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This is a region proud of its gastronomic specialties:  foie gras, blac truffles, goat cheeses, walnuts and strawberries, etc. Food lovers and gourmets will savor the traditions of good living and eating well with a good glass of Bergerac wine. The region is dotted with small towns, “bastides” and castles, all typically French. Dordogne is home France's Impressions Voyagesto spectacular sites and monuments (Sarlat, Monbazillac, Bergerac, Périgueux, the castles of Beynac, Biron, Castelnaud etc.) that provide endless opportunities for cultural discovery as well as a feast for the senses.

 

You will be delighted to discover the 'Frenchman’s Paradise' of Henry Miller, a land of contrasts and high level of “art de vivre”!



Highlights:
  • Visit to the stunning medieval pilgrimage village of Rocamadour
  • Private tour of the Eyrignac Gardens laid out in the 18th century, awarded many times and designated one of the most outstanding gardens of France. Be welcomed by the owner who will teach you all about his garden
  • Visit to the National Museum of Prehistory and some famous sites like Font de Gaume or Lascaux II and Cap Blanc, with polychrome paintings, engravings and life-size sculptures from about 17,000 years ago Frances Impression Travel
  • Discover some wonderful medieval castles and towns like Castelnaud, Beynac, La Roque-Gageac
  • A guided walking tour of Sarlat, a gem of Renaissance architecture.
  • Excursion to Périgueux, the capital of Dordogne, with visits to its wonderful and picturesque food market, its stunning Cathedral Saint-Front and its beautiful 16th C. sections and stunning Museum of Vesunna, designed by the famous French architect Jean Nouvel and dedicated to a Gallo-Roman era in Périgord
  • Visit a reputed vineyard in the area of Bergerac and sample a large variety of wines including the wonderful Monbazillac (mellow white) and Pecharmant (red wine)
  • Visit to a truffle farm : learn how to hunt, cook and enjoy truffles!

6 nights/ 7 days

6 nights in Sarlat

Party size: 2 – 6
(larger group also possible)

For further information, dates & rates, please contact us
 
  Starting at 2,000 €/ person double occupancy





This all-inclusive tour includes:    
- 6 nights in a charming 3 star hotel in a beautiful medieval town of Sarlat in Dordogne
- 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches or dinners
- Pick-up and drop-off at Bordeaux airport or nearby train station
- A comfortable van or bus with air conditioning
- All visits & entrance fees
- A private multilingual tour director and guide

Not included:
- Travel to and from Bordeaux airport
- Personal expenses
- Travel cancellation insurance
 



 
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