Cycle the Dordogne
The Dordogne region has long been appreciated for its magnificent countryside and important historical sites including the Benedictine monastery in Souillac and the castles and fortified towns which overlook the Dordogne and Vezere rivers. During these six days of cycling there is ample opportunity to explore these towns as well as the vertical city of Rocamadour, the Lascaux caves and the surrounding landscapes encompassing the stunning black Perigord.
DAY 1 Arrive Souillac DAY 2 Begin cycle to Rocamadour (32km) DAY 3 Cycle through the forest to Gourdon (34km) DAY 4 Visit the Cougnac caves enroute to La Roque Gageac (32km) DAY 5 Follow the Dordogne River to Les Eyzies (52km) DAY 6 To the medieval town of Sarlat (54km) DAY 7 Continue along the Dordogne to Souillac (31km) DAY 8 Trip concludes Souillac
Daily departures from 1 Mar to 31 Oct
*7 breakfasts, 7 dinners *7 nights in 2-3 star hotels on a twin share basis *luggage transfer *24 speed mens or ladies bike equipped with panniers, helmet, anti-theft device, map holder and repair kit *information pack including route notes, maps & tourist information *emergency hotline