Splendours of the Dordogne
Sarlat-La Roque Gageac-Beynac-Domme-Rouffignac-Lascaux-Castelnaud-Milandes Castle-Marqueyssac-Pech Merle-St Cirq Lapopie-Cahors-Rocamadour
Price and departure dates on request
day 01 Sarlat Arrival
Independent arrival at your hotel in the centre of Sarlat. The rest of the day is at leisure to discover this city.
day 02 Sarlat market-villages of the Dordogne
In the morning, take a guided walking tour of historic Sarlat, a rich merchant 18th century town famous for its typical market let your guide introduce you to all the local specialties. Enjoy time at leisure for lunch in. In the afternoon, we drive to the beautiful village of La Roque Gageac and take a boat ride on the Dordogne River on board an authentic Gabarre then we take a walking tour of the villages of Beynac and Domme. Enjoy free time for shopping or personal discoveries. Overnight is in Sarlat. B
day 03 Lascaux-Dordogne
In the morning visit the Dordogne area and admire cave paintings that were created 15,000 years BC by unknown painters. During this day trip enjoy time in Les Eyzies and visit the National Prehistory Museum. Continue to Rouffignac Cave that possesses original and authentic drawings. Finally, visit the Lascaux II a perfect reproduction of the original cave. Evening is in Sarlat. B
day 04 Castles of the Dordogne Valley
In the morning, take a drive along the Dordogne valley and visit the mighty Castle of Castelnaud, a medieval fortress overlooking the Dordogne River, erected to face its rival, the Castle of Beynac. Then continue on to the Milandes Castle, built around 1489, it was the main house of the Lords of Caumont until 1535. Afternoon guided tour of the Castle and Gardens of Marqueyssac listed as a National Historical Monument it offers more than 6 kilometers of shaded paths, edged with 150000 hand-pruned hundred years old boxwoods. In the evening return to Sarlat. B
day 05 Pech Merle Cave-St Cirq Lapopie Village
After breakfast enjoy a guided visit of the authentic cave paintings of Pech Merle, later have time at leisure for lunch in St Cirq Lapopie, classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France. Later come back to Sarlat for overnight in your Hotel. B
day 06 Rocamadour
In the morning visit breathtaking village of Rocamadour and enjoy the guided walking tour of the village with free time for shopping or personal discoveries. Later in the afternoon return back to your hotel in Sarlat. B
day 07 Sarlat Departure
Your tour comes to an end after breakfast. B
Inclusions: twin share in 4* accommodation, breakfast daily, English speaking driver-guide, bottle of water per person in the minivan, comfortable and fully equipped minivan.
Sightseeing: entrance ticket & guided visit of National Prehistory museum, guided visit of Sarlat, Beynac, Domme, Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, boat ride in the Dordogne, Visit of caves Lascaux II, Rouffignac and Pech Merle, visit of Castles of Castelnaud, Milandes and Marqueyssac, guided tour of Rocamadour.
Hotel: Sarlat-Le Renoir (or similar)
Exclusions: any entrance fees not mentioned above, meals and drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
Note: optional return transfers on request.