Rating in France
$ 1962

Dordogne Gastronomic Self-Guided Cycling - Premium

Self-guided cycling
Self-guided cycling
min $ 1962
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Souillac, Sarlat-la-Caneda, Dordogne, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 1962
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  • At a glance
  • Itinerary
  • What's included
  • Dates & prices

At a glance

Your chance to
Taste gastronomic cuisine
At a glance
8 nights hotels, all rooms en suite
Cycle through dramatic river valleys, mediaeval villages and past fairytale chateaux
The Dordogne is set apart by its dramatic scenery characterised by steep sided river valleys and ancient villages. Pedalling along the banks of the Dordogne and Vezere rivers, this self-guided route meanders down quiet lanes, through ancient woodland, magical villages and uncovers hidden chateaux. As an area known for exquisite cuisine, this trip is filled with gastronomic meals giving you a taste of the best local delicacies, while the excellent hotels offer swimming pools, local charm and comfort allowing you to completely unwind at the end of each day.
Cycling profile
Daily distance in km/miles:

Day 2 35.0km/21.7miles
Day 3 33.0km/20.5miles
Day 4 30.0km/18.6miles
Day 5 29.0km/18.0miles
Day 6 31.0km/19.3miles
Day 7 16.0km/9.9miles
Day 8 49.0km/30.4miles


Number of days cycling:
7
Pace:
Leisurely: 10-13km/6-8miles an hour
Terrain:
Low altitude; mostly tarmac

Itinerary

Itinerary
1
Day 1
Start Souillac.

2
Day 2
Two ride options. The easier goes via Chateau de Fenelon. Alternatively, ride via Carlux and Ste Nathalene to Sarlat.

3
Day 3
Free day to relax in Sarlat or do an optional ride to Domme or La Roque-Gageac.

4
Day 4
Two ride possibilities. Head through the rolling countryside of the Perigord Nord, or follow the Dordogne to Beynac, end the day in Les Eyzies.

5
Day 5
Free day in Les Eyzies. Optional ride through the Vezere Gorges or spend the day canoeing or kayaking.

6
Day 6
Cycle to La Roque St Christophe and the village of St Leon; end the ride in Auriac-du-Perigord.

7
Day 7
Free day exploring Montignac, or ride to the Lascaux II caves.

8
Day 8
Cycle back to Souillac via Salignac and the Manoir d'Eyrignac.

9
Day 9
End Souillac.

Self-guided
Why not enjoy some independence, with the flexibility of a self-guided holiday? You'll benefit from our quality research and support, but you can pace your holidays as you wish.
Activity level
You are reasonably fit, enjoy the outdoors and are looking for some exercise. Some previous experience is preferable for activity based trips.

What's included

What's included
All breakfasts and 8 gastronomic dinners
What's not included
Travel insurance

Dates & prices

These are ‘land only’ prices which require you to book your own flights and join the rest of the group on Day 1 of the trip. For more information please see Trip Notes

Date Price excl. flights (pp) from
Sun 07 Aug 16 - Mon 15 Aug 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,915
Tue 09 Aug 16 - Wed 17 Aug 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,915
Thu 11 Aug 16 - Fri 19 Aug 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,915
Sat 13 Aug 16 - Sun 21 Aug 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,915
Mon 15 Aug 16 - Tue 23 Aug 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,915
Wed 17 Aug 16 - Thu 25 Aug 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,915
Fri 19 Aug 16 - Sat 27 Aug 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,915
Sun 21 Aug 16 - Mon 29 Aug 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,915
Tue 23 Aug 16 - Wed 31 Aug 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,915
Thu 25 Aug 16 - Fri 02 Sep 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,915
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Exodus
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