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Dordogne Cycling

From £1,175.00
8 Days & 7 Nights
4.5
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Dordogne Cycling

  • Cycle through iconic Dordogne landscapes
  • Fortified villages and dark oak forests
  • Medieval cobbled streets of Sarlat la Canéda
  • Chateaux-studded hills and unrivaled gastronomy
  • Pause in Les Eyzies to sample the local truffles
Cycle through the distinctive limestone villages and the undulating countryside of the Dordogne region, visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites along the way. This region is one of Europe’s most beautiful valleys, and where you will find pre-historic dwellings, chateaux-studded countryside, the dark oak forests of the Vézère Valley, and unrivalled gastronomy. The French call the Dordogne by its ancient name of Périgord, and this cycling tour is concentrated in the Périgord Noir. Starting and finishing in Souillac, this ride takes you to Sarlat le Canéda, Les Eyzies and Montignac, with opportunities to explore these towns on optional rest days, or to enjoy loop rides in the surrounding areas.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Souillac Day 2 Cycle Souillac to Sarlat le Canéda 21.7 miles / 35 km Day 3 Rest day in Sarlat la Canéda or optional cycle via La Roque-Gageac 19 miles / 31 km Day 4 Cycle Sarlat la Canéda to Les Eyzies via Beynac 24 miles / 39 km Day 5 Rest day in Les Eyzies or optional loop ride via Font de Gaume 18 miles / 29 km Day 6 Les Eyzies to Montignac via Roque St Christophe 19 miles / 31 km Day 7 Cycle Montignac to Souillac via the Lascaux Caves 34 miles / 55 km Day 8 Onward travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 7kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 7kg is equivalent to 1 single running shoe (not even a pair!). Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.

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