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France - Dordogne Delights - Self-Guided Leisure Cycling Holiday

Highlights

  • Starting and ending the trip in Souillac, with its stunning 12th century Benedictine monastery
  • Cycling to the beautiful Gardens of Eyrignac
  • Riding to the Valley of the Vézère River and seeing its remarkable prehistoric sites
  • Wonderful views of La Roque St. Christophe
  • Cycling through the chateaux village of Beynac
  • Visiting various grottos of Cougnac, Montignac and Les Eyzies

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Arrival into Souillac    
2 Souillac to Tamniès 24 Miles / 38 Kms B  
3 Tamniès to Les Eyzies 25 Miles / 40 Kms B  
4 Les Eyzies 20 - 28 Miles / 32 - 45 Kms B  
5 Les Eyzies to Sarlat to Vitrac 21 Miles / 34 Kms B  
6 Around Vitrac 16 or 26 Miles / 27 or 42 Kms B  
7 Vitrac to Souillac 19 Miles / 32 Kms B  
8 Departure from Souillac   B  

Meals: B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner Please keep in mind the distances and ascent information provided are intended to be indicative and may vary from the actuals due to accommodation changes or when compared on different GPS devices and software

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Trip Information

A beautiful, self-guided cycling tour in one of the most spectacular and fascinating parts of France, the Dordogne. Capital of prehistory with many of the best examples of cave art and early settlements. Along the way you will discover great castles, fortified towns, and lovely villages.
Your circular cycling vacation starts and finishes in the beautiful medieval town of Souillac, heading through Salignac you'll make your way to Les Eyzies de Tayac. Famous for its grottos you can make time to visit these as well as the chateaux village of Beynac, perched high on a nearby cliff-top. From Les Eyzies you will cycle through Montignac and Sarlat prior to arriving at Vitrac, where you are able to visit the grottos of Cougnac and the fortified village of Domme that overlooks the Dordogne river. Your final day's cycling sees you following the river, passing by the chateaux of Verrignac as you return to Souillac.
Our French cycling tours are all about good food, comfortable accommodation and beautiful cycling routes which create a memorable cycling vacation experience. Whether travelling to France by plane, driving or taking the train, a warm welcome will greet you at your first night's accommodation. 
This self-guided tour is available for daily departures for a minimum of two people. We book all your accommodation, transfer your luggage and then provide you with routes and maps for you to do the trails unguided.

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Duration: 8 days
Return: 08/01/2050

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Trip Summary

Duration:
8 days
Prices From:
$995

Optional

Bike Rental:
$165
Bike Rental:
$165
Electric Bike Rental:
$300
Electric Bike Rental:
$300
Single Room:
$320
Single Room:
$320

Trip Details

Season 1: 01/04 – 30/04 – $995 per person

Season 2: 01/05 – 30/09 – $1145 per person

Season 1: 01/10 – 31/10 – $995 per person

Place to place

7 nights hotel accommodation

6 days riding

Breakfast

Self-guided

Route notes and maps provided

Luggage transfers

Minimum 2 people

Daily departures

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