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5 days / 4 nights - Essential Dordogne
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Departure from Sarlat

From April to October, not available in August

Hours

Duration

935
   
Total: 935

Description

Departing from the beautiful town of Sarlat, your daily excursions will lead you to the most significant attractions. Follow your guide on this small group tour 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 II 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 as well as a boat ride on the River Dordogne so as to admire stunning landscapes and mighty medieval fortresses lined up along the River.


ITINERARY


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 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. End of our services.

Inclusions / Exclusions

Inclusions

1. Accommodation in 4* hotel, double room sharing in Sarlat
2. Breakfast from day 2 to day 5
3. Private Sarlat guided walking tour
4. Beynac, Domme villages visit
5. Boat ride on the Dordogne
6. Lascaux IV and Rouffignac cave visit
7. Private guided walking tour of Rocamadour
8. Travel in recent, comfortable and fully equipped minivans
9. Small group tour of 8 passengers maximum
10. Bottles of water in the minivan
11. Free Wifi access on board

Exclusions

1. Entrance fees other than mentioned in the program
2. Meals and drinks
3. Personal expenses and insurance
4. Gratuities for the driver/guide

Meeting point

Bus Stop, Place Pasteur, Sarlat la Caneda
GoogleMap

Pick up information

Hotel pick up not available
Tour returns to departure point 

Additional information

Additional information

- Confirmation of the tour will be received within 72 hours, subject to availability
- Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated
- Touring days can be inverted
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible


- Please contact us if you need a quote for Airport transfers.


Price information

- Program and prices are listed as a guide only
- Prices are per person in double occupancy
- Currency is in EUR

- Price :935€ per person
- Single supplement: 360€


Possible languages: English