Dordogne - Family - 8D/7N

A truly memorable experience for all ages

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  • Duration

    8 Days
  • Difficulty

    Easy
  • Distance

    161km
  • Landscapes

    • Nature
    • River
    • City
  • Theme

    • Family
    • Culture 
  • Type of Journey

    Self-Guided

Description

This tour, specially created with short itineraries from 32 to 47 km per day, is ideal for families. Fertile Green Valley’s, castles and bastides, fortified villages, gently meandering river’s, lush pastures, wines, walnuts, geese for foie gras and the warm southern sun – this is Dordogne!

Characteristics of this journey/holiday

Day by day

Day 1 Arrival in Souillac
Once at your hotel you can take some time to visit the Benedictine monastery from the 12th century. See the remarkable abbey-church with fine carvings, and a statue of the prophet Isaiah, a masterpiece of the Romanesque art.

Day 2 Souillac – Saint Sozy  22 km
Along the river Dordogne, you can admire the castles of la Treyne and Belcastel, visit the famous « grottes de Lacave », and discover charming villages.

Day 3   Saint Sozy – Carennac 22km
This easy trip along the riverside of the Dordogne will lead you up to the brown roofs of Carennac, considered among the most beautiful villages of France.

Day 4 Around Carennac 20 to 30km
The valley of the river Dordogne in Quercy shows many different landscapes and richness of patrimony: Castles of Castelnau and Montal, Grottes of Presque considered by Prince Henri d’Orleans as « the jewel in Europe’s crown », and picturesque villages of Autoire and Saint Céré.

Tag 5 Carennac – Rocamadour 30 km
Sie verlassen das Tal und kommen heute in das Herz der Erde: die Höhle von Padirac. Die Besichtigung ist ausgesprochen interessant. Ein Zug fährt durch die Höhlengänge. Mit dem Rad geht es anschließend in den Naturpark des Quercy. Hier befindet sich die Pilgerstätte Rocamadour. Wie ein Adlerhorst liegt die Kirchenstätte an den Felsen geschmiegt.

Day  6 Around Rocamadour 20 to 30 km
Todays trip takes you to the religious city of Rocamadour, the second most visited place in France. From here, you can also discover the Causse Quercynois and its capital Gramat.

Day 7 Rocamadour – Souillac 27 km
You will cycle along the valley of Ouysse and admire the Moulin de Cougnaguet, before arriving in Calès, village offering a beautiful panorama of the Causses. From here, you go back to the valley of Dordogne back up to Souillac.

Day 8 Departure
End of your trip.

Accommodation

7 nights in 2*/3* star hotels in room with private facilities

Included services

7 nights in 2*/3* star hotels in room with private facilities
Daily breakfast
3 course dinner (option)
Personal welcome meeting
Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
Rout book, maps and information material
24 h Service Hotline
GPS-Tracks on demand

Additional informations

Grade:
On side routs, flat to slightly hilly terrain

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