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Highlights

The Dordogne Department of the Aquitaine Region, in the Black Perigord, and if you can get that, you will be delighted to visit Quercy. Nevermind the geopolitical boundaries; the well known name of Dordogne is equivalent to famous cave paintings, remarkable chateaus, delicious food, rolling green countryside, and historic villages ! What more could one vacation offer ? Well on this tour it does offer MORE and more activities and so our Multi Sport version of our Dordogne Cycling Tour ! You get all the culture and a different point of view while having a lot of fun ! Just like our cycling only tour, here on this tour you get to experience the force of water and the large rivers that have cut the limestone plateau and provided for all the now famous grottos that prehistoric man chose as his canvas. You can explore the historic aspects of important towns such as Bergerac, Sarlat and Les Eyzies. See chateaux, and stay in charming and welcoming country inns & chateaus. All that makes Dordogne famous is available in this trip ! If you wish to visit prehistoric caves during your stay, remember to book your entrance tickets in advance. The caves are protected sites and the number of visitors is very limited. Our team is available to help you book.

To see

Maison des Vins Bergerac, Font de Gaume, a cave housing a collection of prehistoric polychrome cave paintings, Les Cingles de Tremolat, Sarlat

Gastronomy

The duck confit, the foie gras, the truffles, the strawberries, the walnuts

Wine

The Bergerac, the Monbazillac

Testimonials

PROGRAM

J-1

Arrival in Bergerac


Arrive in Bergerac and transfer on your own to the hotel. Bergerac is a large town with good rail access and services. This is your getaway into the famous Black Perigord. The historic city is very picturesque and offers a variety of attractions, including the Maison des Vins - for local wines. Settle into your charming hotel.


Accommodation : Hotel de France*** - Bergerac show
Accommodation : Inter Hotel de Bordeaux*** - Bergerac show
Accommodation : La Chartreuse du Bignac**** - Saint Nexans show
Included : Emergency support,concierge service,phone not provided,mobile guidance application,roadbook,travelbook,Orientation with a local guide,luggage transfer,bedroom and breakfast

J-2

From Bergerac to Mauzac


A fairly challenging ride, it involves some hilly terrain up to the viewpoint of Les Cingles de Tremolat. The ride will take you along a scenic route to St Sauveur and through the surrounding forests.

Distance : 35 Km (22 mi).

Elevation : 440 m.


Accommodation : B&B Residence Le Noyer - Le Bugue show
Accommodation : La Metairie**** - Mauzac et Grand Castang show
Accommodation : Le Vieux Logis**** - Tremolat show
Included : luggage transfer,bedroom and breakfast,dinner (no drinks)

J-3

From Mauzac via Tremolat to Les Eyzies


Your ride today will take you to Les Eyzies, capital of prehistory, where Cro Magnon was discovered. Starting out easy you come to Audrix a small village by small roads and almost no traffic. Then down to Le Bugue and Gouffre de Proumeyssac, and then on to Les Eyzies. Take time to visit this very charming town and its sites, museums including the Font de Gaume.

Distance : 51 Km (32 mi).

Elevation : 636 m.


Accommodation : Hostellerie du Passeur*** - Les Eyzies de Tayac show
Accommodation : Hostellerie du Passeur*** - Les Eyzies de Tayac show
Accommodation : Les Glycines Hotel & SPA**** - Les Eyzies de Tayac show
Included : luggage transfer,bedroom and breakfast,dinner (no drinks)

J-4

From Les Eyzies to Sarlat


Since today is a short ride but your destination has plenty to offer, we recommend getting an early start to give you plenty of time to visit the very charming town of Sarlat. This town with its cobbled streets, old roofs, and warm stone walls give an exceptional heritage. Sarlat is a medieval town that developed around a large Benedictine abbey of Carolingian origin. The medieval Sarlat Cathedral is dedicated to Saint Sacerdos. Because modern history has largely passed it by, Sarlat has remained preserved and one of the towns most representative of 14th century France. If you happen to be there on Wednesday or Saturday morning, do not miss the wonderful local market.

You can decide to ride a longer distance (with more elevation) with a longer option that goes by the Chateau of Commarque (open to public), facing his rival the Chateau de Laussel (private).

Distance : 24 Km (14 mi) or 29 km (18mi)

Elevation : 385 m or 580m


Accommodation : B&B La Villa des Consuls - Sarlat show
Accommodation : Hotel le Renoir*** - Sarlat show
Accommodation : Plaza Madeleine Hotel & Spa**** - Sarlat show
Included : luggage transfer,bedroom and breakfast

J-5

Departure from Sarlat


You can take your time getting started in the morning to have breakfast and depart at your leisure. (Depart on your own). Trains from Sarlat connect nearby towns and on to Bordeaux or Paris all day long.

Note : We can help with extra nights, transfer with train to Bordeaux or Paris, car rentals, or other extensions to your tour, please contact us.


Included : breakfast

ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES

Train: From Paris Montparnasse - Bergerac; 4 hours, 15min.
Flights to Bordeaux possible from many European cities; from Paris Orly 1 hour 5min. Min: 2 passengers.

Train depart from Sarlat and train to Paris Austerlitz is 5 hours, 25min.
Flights from Bordeaux possible to many European cities; to Paris Orly 1 hour 5min. Min: 2 passengers.

BIKES


included

Hybrid Bike - Standard

More info

Bike rental description :

The SCOTT SUB SPORT 20 (or equivalent) features a sporty "trekking" geometry that suits trips of all distances. Equipped with a Shimano 27 speed transmission and integrated front and rear lights, this bike is begging to go on an adventure.

Your bike rental comes with 2 bags (1 Rear pannier + 1 front pannier) so you can easily carry your stuff during your ride.

Included with your bike rental :

  • Helmet
  • Lock
  • Hand pump
  • 2 spare tubes
  • Rear pannier
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 1 souvenir water bottle
  • Pedals are included, flat by default or toe straps on request

Note: "’Please note that any bike change during the trip may incur an extra fee."


optional

Electric Assisted Bike - Standard

More info

Bike rental description :

The SCOTT SUB TOUR ELECTRIC-RIDE 30 unisex (or equivalent)

All the fun of cycling in an electric version. The SCOTT Sub Tour eRide 30 will assist you in all your rides in town or in the countryside thanks to its 500 Wh Bosch battery.

Available sizes : XXS, XS, S, M, L

Your bike rental comes with 2 bags (1 Rear pannier + 1 front pannier) so you can easily carry your staff during your ride.

Included with your bike rental :

  • Helmet
  • Lock
  • Hand pump
  • 2 spare tubes
  • Rear pannier
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 1 souvenir water bottle
  • Pedals are included, flat by default or toe straps on request

Note: "’Please note that any bike change during the trip may incur an extra fee."




optional

Road Bike - Standard

More info

Bike rental description :

The SCOTT ROAD BIKE ADDICT 30 Disc (Standard) (or equivalent)

With a new geometry that focuses more on endurance. The SCOTT ADDICT 30 Disc will become your preferred choice for long distance travel.

Available sizes : XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

Availability: This type of bike has limited availability, and is likely to move very quickly.

Included with your bike rental :

  • Front pannier containing:
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 2 spare tubes
  • 1 hand pump
  • Rear pannier
  • Helmet
  • Odometer
  • Lock
  • 2 souvenir water bottles
  • Pedals (flat or cages on request). You can bring your own pedals to clip in but remember to bring a pedal wrench to take them off at the end of the tour.

Note: "Please note that any bike change during the trip may incur an extra fee."


optional

Road Bike - Excellence

More info

Bike rental description :

PINARELLO Pinarello X3 - 105/Di2 (Excellence) (or equivalent)

Equipped with a Shimano 105 Di2 12 speed drivetrain and a brand new carbon frame, the Pinarello X3 is designed to go the distance thanks to its ability to filter vibrations and absorb the shocks present on your next road.

Sizes available: XXS,XS,S, M, L, XL,XXL

Availability: This type of bike has limited availability, and is likely to move very quickly.



Included with your bike rental :

  • Front pannier containing:
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 2 spare tubes
  • 1 hand pump.
  • Helmet
  • 2 souvenir water bottles
  • Pedals (flat or cages on request). You can bring your own pedals to clip in but remember to bring a pedal wrench to take them off at the end of the tour.

Note: "’Please note that any bike change during the trip may incur an extra fee."


optional

Road Bike - Premium

More info

Bike rental description :

TREK Emonda SLR 7 (Premium) (or equivalent)

The all-new TREK Emonda SLR 7 is the lightest model of the American Brand. Equipped with the Shimano Ultegra Di2 transmission, the gear shift is faster and more precise.

Available sizes : XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL

Availability: This type of bike has limited availability, and is likely to move very quickly.

Included with your bike rental :



  • Front pannier containing:
  • Toolkit
  • Tire levers
  • Patch kit
  • 2 spare tubes
  • 1 hand pump
  • Helmet
  • 2 souvenir water bottles
  • Pedals (flat or cages on request). You can bring your own pedals to clip in but remember to bring a pedal wrench to take them off at the end of the tour.

Note: "’Please note that any bike change during the trip may incur an extra fee."


optional

Gravel Bike - Standard

More info

Bike rental description :

SCOTT Speedster Gravel 30 (Standard) (or equivalent)

A talented and versatile gravel road bike. Designed to go the distance, explore the roads less traveled or speed up your daily commute. It's high enough for long-distance comfort and forward-leaning enough for speed.

Available sizes :XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

Availability: This type of bike has limited availability, and is likely to move very quickly.

Included with your bike rental :

  • Helmet
  • Bottles (2)
  • Front bag (S)
  • Rear saddlebag (L)
  • Computer
  • Padlock
  • Patch Kit (tire levers, spare tubes, multi-tool, patches, pump)
  • Pedals : flat, cages or own available

Note: "’Please note that any bike change during the trip may incur an extra fee."

Details

Included


ACCOMODATIONS

- 4 nights of accomodation in superior hotels of charm with private shower and/or bath

MEALS

- Daily breakfast at each hotel
- 2 dinners included

BIKES

- Hybrid bike rental included

GEAR

- Complimentary Discover France Gear (including water bottle, drawstring bag)
- Guidance Application (phone not provided)

SUPPORT

- Orientation in person with our local guide
- Detailed ROAD BOOK, including detailed maps, touristic information, step by step itinerary and cue sheets
- Comprehensive trip literature
- Technical and emergency support available at all times
- Concierge service available to assist you for your requests during your trip (taxi transfer, restaurant, activities...)

TRANSFER

- All luggage transfers

Not included


- Airfare to and from the trip
- Lodging before and after the trip
- Ticket Font-de-Gaume cave
- Drinks
- Some meals are not included in each destination, which gives you the opportunity to explore regional cuisine on your own. You will find all information needed with our team support in your roadbook.
- Multirisk travel insurance

Note : This tour also exist in a Multisport version (canoe, Adventure Park...) - Please contact us.

Other questions?

See our FAQs page for answers to common questions.

FAQ

Rates

Tour rates vary based on hotel availability and specific start date

PRICE FROM / PER PERSON
BASIC HOTEL ACCOMODATION
STANDARD HOTEL ACCOMODATION
UPGRADED HOTEL ACCOMODATION
Double occupancy *
1690 €
1765 €
2635 €
Single supplement **
185 €
175 €
505 €
Solo traveler ***
2230 €
2315 €
3205 €

* Please contact us for triple hotel rates. ** Traveling with a group. *** Traveling alone.

Upgrade your bike

From / Per person

Electric Assisted Bike - Standard
65€
Road Bike - Standard
65€
Road Bike - Excellence
155€
Road Bike - Premium
190€
Gravel Bike - Standard
65€

CANCELLATION INSURANCE

Cancellation insurance 6%

BASIC HOTEL ACCOMODATION FROM

STANDARD HOTEL ACCOMODATION FROM

UPGRADED HOTEL ACCOMODATION FROM

Hotel de France*** - Bergerac

The Hotel de France is located just steps away from the pedestrian streets in the historical city center of Bergerac. The hotel offers a warm and friendly welcome, as well as rooms with every modern convenience, private garage, and swimming pool. The hotel staff speaks fluent English and Spanish. The hotel has 20 bedrooms, 10 with balcony facing into the old square of Place Gambetta, 10 further rooms with views on the courtyard garden and swimming-pool. All guestrooms are equipped with all the comfort you need for a pleasant stay. A buffet breakfast is served every day and can also be served in your room or by the swimming-pool in fine weather, according to your desires…
https://www.hoteldefrance-bergerac.com/en/home/

Inter Hotel de Bordeaux*** - Bergerac

The Hotel De Bordeaux is only a stone's throw away from Bergerac's historical center. For sure you will appreciate its warm welcome and its comfortable rooms. Well-known for its attractive understated decor and its relaxed atmosphere, the Hotel De Bordeaux welcomes guests in the finest Perigordian tradition. This is a haven of peace that you will enjoy either in the privacy of your room or lying by the swimming pool in the tree-shaded garden.
http://www.hotel-bordeaux-bergerac.com/

La Chartreuse du Bignac**** - Saint Nexans


http://www.abignac.com/en/hotel-perigord-france

B&B Residence Le Noyer - Le Bugue

Until the 90’s, the “Le Noyer Résidence” was a small charming hotel whose cuisine was appreciated and renowned by customers from all over the world. In 2005, the “le Noyer Residence” was transformed into upscale bed and breakfasts by a passionate couple. “Le Noyer Résidence” has 5 bedrooms in suite which all benefit from a bathroom, a relaxation area, a television, Wifi and a private accessa heated swimming pool (from the end of April to the end of October).
https://le-noyer.com/en/

La Metairie**** - Mauzac et Grand Castang

Escape to the countryside. To a timeless place. This beautiful 19th Century house offers tranquility and simplicity, far from the sound and the fury, deep in the heart of the Périgord. Extensive grounds, an outdoor pool, bright colours and a terrace overlooking the garden bring together all the ingredients for a relaxing break in this 4 star boutique hotel. In addition, you will discover delicious food showcasing regional produce and cosy rooms, each decorated in a different style. Located just a few kilometres from Bergerac, the famous prehistoric village of Eyzies and Sarlat.
http://www.la-metairie.com/en

Le Vieux Logis**** - Tremolat

At the bottom of the Vézère and the Dordogne valley, here is the ideal starting point for your itinerary, at the heart of the culinary tradition, in the land of caves and beautiful villages. To stay at Le Vieux Logis, is rather like going back to one’s family home, a domain where agriculture used to be at its heart (specializing in the tobacco trade).,A house, passed on from generation to generation in the same family, until passing into the hands of Mr Giraudel, who epitomizes the quintessential spirit of the Vieux Logis. Open all year, the estate includes a manor house, tenanted farm, outbuildings, tobacco drying room, which now houses the new gastronomic restaurant. The hotel's 23 rooms, suites and apartments are located in the main building or the Logis des Champs outbuildings. Each spacious, quiet and comfortable room is unique. With their bare stone walls, period furniture and contemporary fabrics, you are sure to be won over by the elegant décor, which combines old-world style with more modern touches.
http://www.vieux-logis.com/en/

Hostellerie du Passeur*** - Les Eyzies de Tayac

Set by a river, this old ivy-covered bourgeois house with white shutters is a family-run hotel with 19 spacious and well-furnished rooms. Situated in the heart of the Périgord Noir region, Hostellerie Du Passeur offers stylish accommodations in a countryside setting typical of south-western France. Blending traditional interior design and modern amenities, the rooms provide elegant and cozy spaces. The hotel features a comfortable and chic dining room with a chimney and a covered terrace looking onto the grounds. There you can enjoy the chef’s gourmet cuisine and discover an array of local flavors and regional specialties.
http://www.hostellerie-du-passeur.com/en/

Hostellerie du Passeur*** - Les Eyzies de Tayac

Set by a river, this old ivy-covered bourgeois house with white shutters is a family-run hotel with 19 spacious and well-furnished rooms. Situated in the heart of the Périgord Noir region, Hostellerie Du Passeur offers stylish accommodations in a countryside setting typical of south-western France. Blending traditional interior design and modern amenities, the rooms provide elegant and cozy spaces. The hotel features a comfortable and chic dining room with a chimney and a covered terrace looking onto the grounds. There you can enjoy the chef’s gourmet cuisine and discover an array of local flavors and regional specialties.
http://www.hostellerie-du-passeur.com/en/

Les Glycines Hotel & SPA**** - Les Eyzies de Tayac

The Périgord Noir landscapes enhance Les Glycines, a former coaching inn. A delightful lush park featuring weeping willows, ros trees, poplars and, next to a swimming pool, a few palm trees. A splendid terrace, where fine food is served, overlooks this enchanting building. The sophisticated, gourmet dishes are prepared using local seasonal produce and vegetables from the restaurant’s own kitchen garden. Spacious rooms ensuring a peaceful stay, nestled in the 19 th century building, with its sober and elegant façade. The pristine white shades enhance the overall feeling tone set by the deliberate minimalist décor.
http://www.les-glycines-dordogne.com/fr/accueil

B&B La Villa des Consuls - Sarlat

On a meandering cobbled street in the heart of Sarlat's medieval quarter, La Villa des Consuls lets you bed down in either guest rooms or self-service apartments; some are on two floors, and all boast soaring beamed ceilings, modern bathrooms, plus charming views over the Old City's rooftops. Most apartments also have furnished private terraces, fireplaces, and well-appointed kitchens—a distinct advantage when you’re just steps from Sarlat's farmers' market and artisanal bakeries.
http://www.villaconsuls.fr/en/

Hotel le Renoir*** - Sarlat

This graceful property in a quiet area, offers elegant accommodation and modern facilities to make your stay in Sarlat a pleasant one. Modern, elegant and timeless, Le Renoir hotel is highly surprising. Built in a non-conventional style, it is located in the very heart of the medieval city. French hospitality and pleasant surroundings. You can take a stroll through its cobbled streets and discover a thousand years of architecture. The attractions include walled towns, chateaux, prehistoric caves, Romanesque churches, parks, gardens, quiet streams and of course Perigord's celebrated cuisine. Functional and personal, the hotel's bedrooms are perfectly arranged to make your stay enjoyable and meet all your expectations.
http://www.hotel-renoir-sarlat.com/en/home/

Plaza Madeleine Hotel & Spa**** - Sarlat

Plaza Madeleine is definitely a destination for your holidays in Dordogne. The hotel is located in the heart of Sarlat with direct access to the medieval city, its market and entertainment. Contemporary, opulent decor, relaxed atmosphere, quality of services, Plaza Madeleine is also recognized in the major national guides: Michelin and Gault & Millau. The hotel was completely renovated and redesigned. For your enjoyment, Plaza Madeleine now has a heated pool, a wellness center and falls in step with the hotels that offer comfort ... much more than sleep.
http://www.plaza-madeleine.com/