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Bicycle ride in the Black Périgord

Bicycle ride in the Black Périgord

This is a tour for all tastes that we offer. Lively villages for those who enjoy a little life, calm thanks to these green and flourishing landscapes for those who wish to get together and paths for cyclists! An all-in-one tour that will take you to the most beautiful villages of the Périgord to discover its gastronomy and history.

STANDARD: with accommodation in 2-star hotels

Description of the hike – 5 days:

Day 1: Arrival in Souillac
Souillac is the perfect village to start your journey between river and architecture. You will fall under the spell of its stone bridges and the abbey of Sainte Marie.

Day 2: Souillac – Rocamadour – 21 km or 28 km
Today we will meet in Rocamadour, a place of pilgrimage. To get there, you will cross the Ouysse Valley along the Dordogne and its magnificent panoramas. The most beautiful awaits you on the heights of Rocamadour, a village built on a cliff face.

Day 3: Rocamadour – Gourdon – 33 km
You will leave the city by its heights before crossing the superb Regional Natural Park of the Causses du Quercy exceptionally well preserved. Before reaching the old village of Gourdon, coloured in Ochre, you will pass through the Notre-Dame des Neiges chapel and its magnificent frescos.

Day 4: Gourdon – Sarlat – 46 km
A day full of discovery and history awaits you today. You will cycle through the countryside to conquer the many castles that make up the richness of this region. The day ends in Sarlat, world famous for its small streets and its gastronomic heritage, take the time to savour all its specialities.

Day 5: Sarlat – Souillac – 31 km
You will follow the Dordogne and cross a green and colourful countryside. You will see on the heights the castles, guardian of our History like that of Fénelon made of lauzes, regional stone. End of the hike at the end of the day in Souillac.

Possibility of additional night in Souillac, please contact us.

Description of the hike – 7 days:

Day 1: Arrival in Souillac
Souillac is the perfect village to start your journey between river and architecture. You will fall under the spell of its stone bridges and the abbey of Sainte Marie.

Day 2: Souillac – Rocamadour – 21 km or 28 km
Today we will meet in Rocamadour, a place of pilgrimage. To get there, you will cross the Ouysse Valley along the Dordogne and its magnificent panoramas. The most beautiful awaits you on the heights of Rocamadour, a village built on a cliff face.

Day 3: Rocamadour – Gourdon – 33 km
You will leave the city by its heights before crossing the superb Regional Natural Park of the Causses du Quercy exceptionally well preserved. Before reaching the old village of Gourdon, coloured in Ochre, you will pass through the Notre-Dame des Neiges chapel and its magnificent frescos.

Day 4: Gourdon – La Roque Gageac – 26 km
This day is devoted to visiting the Cougnac caves and then discovering the many castles that overlook the Dordogne. You will then head towards the village of Domme and then towards La Roque Gageac and its high cliffs.

Day 5: La Roque Gageac – Les Eyzies – 30 km or 54 km
You will follow the meanders of the Dordogne through the superb village of Beynac and its castle with an extraordinary view of the valley before leaving to discover one of the deepest chasms in Europe, the Proumeyssac chasm. The day ends with prehistory in Les Eyzies, follow in the footsteps of our ancestors!

Day 6: Les Eyzies – Sarlat – 26 km or 54 km
Two possible routes for this stage. The longest will take you to Montignac in the valley of man to visit the caves of Lascaux and its wonderful museum combining history and modernity by its structure, prepare yourself for an unforgettable visit! The day ends in Sarlat, world-famous for its narrow streets and old shops. Take the opportunity to taste the rich gastronomy of this city, carnard foie gras, cheese and truffle!

Day 7: Sarlat – Souillac – 31 km
You will follow the Dordogne and cross a green and colourful countryside. You will see on the heights the castles, guardian of our History like that of Fénelon made of lauzes, regional stone. End of the hike at the end of the day in Souillac.

Services provided

  • 4 (or 6) nights with breakfast (in room for 2 people)
  • 1 dinner (excluding drinks)
  • Luggage transport during the cycling stages
  • The rental of a VTC bike equipped for 4 days (with 1 helmet) and its repatriation
  • 1 travel file (per room) including colour maps, detailed itineraries (FR or GB) and tourist documentation
  • Tourist taxes
  • Telephone assistance 7 days a week

 

 

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Comfort: 3/4 star hotel - gourmet dinner (according todescription)

Standard: 2-star hotel - regional dinner (according to description)

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