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Hilltop Villages of the Dordogne

From £1,160.00
8 Days & 7 Nights
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Hilltop Villages of the Dordogne

  • Walk through 5 of "Les Plus Beaux Villages de France", such as Loubressac and Carennac
  • Traditional cuisine and local wine
  • A plethora of awe-inspiring medieval chateaux
  • Stroll through mixed woodlands and rolling green hills
  • Visit local markets and enjoy the locally grown produce of truffles and walnuts
Explore the very best of rural France with a self-guided walking tour in the Upper Dordogne Valley, an area of wonderful food, wine, and walks through quaint and unspoilt villages and towns. The Upper Dordogne region is a walker’s delight, from hill top chateaux to woodland forest walking, you will be surprised at every turn by the variety of the walking here. This itinerary takes you through 5 villages labelled "Plus Beaux Villages de France " (most beuatiful villages in France). Feast your eyes on the fabulous views from the quiet hill top villages and taste the local rich, red wines and mouth-watering French cuisine from the local family run hotels en-route. Dordogne is famous for its gastronomy so make sure you build in time for a long gourmet lunch or dinner each day.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Meyssac Day 2 Loop Walk via Collonges-la-Rouge 9 miles / 14 km Day 3 Walk to Beaulieu Sur Dordogne 8 miles / 13 km Day 4 Circular Walk or Rest Day 7.5 miles / 12 km Day 5 Walk to Carennac 10.5 miles / 17 km Day 6 Walk to Loubressac 9 miles / 15 km Day 7 Circular Walk around Loubressac or Rest Day 7.5 miles / 12 km Day 8 Onward travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 6kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 6kg is equivalent to 4.5 ham and cheese sandwiches from the store. 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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WHY MACS?

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We use independent suppliers to support communities along our routes, as well as work with organisations to help maintain & restore paths.
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