Black Perigord and Prehistory

Black Perigord and Prehistory

This limestone plateau, lined at the West by the Vezere Valley and at the South by the Dordogne Valley, is covered by forests of chestnut trees, pines and Holm oaks, which give it a dark color and its name: Black Perigord. History tells us that life has always been pleasant along the banks of these two rivers and in the valleys sheltering magnificent old villages, which have kept their uniqueness throughout time. These two rivers have carved impressive sites in the plateau, which men have exploited by erecting castles and villages on top of rock pinnacles and thus enhancing the natural beauty of the site. You will return to prehistoric times as you visit the troglodyte caverns in the cliffs of the Vezere valley, then advance through the middle ages and progress to present day as you traverse the valley of the Dordogne.

STANDARD : accommodation in 2 star hotels with terroir dinners

COMFORT : accommodation in 3 or 4 star hotels with gourmet dinners

Standard tour description

Day 1: Arrival at Montignac
Day 2: Montignac – St Amand de Coly (16 km)
               Taxi transfer from St Amand to Montignac at the end of the day
Day 3: St Léon de Vézère – Les Eyzies de Tayac (21 km)
               Taxi transfer from Montignac to St Léon
Day 4: Tour of Les Eyzies in the morning then Finsac – Beynac (12 km)
               Taxi transfer from Les Eyzies to Finsac in the early afternoon
Day 5: Beynac – Vitrac (19 km)
Day 6: Vitrac – Sarlat (17 km)
Day 7: Tour of Sarlat Day
Day 8: Sarlat – End of the tour after breakfast

Comfort tour description

Day 1 – Arrival at Montignac
Day 2 – Montignac – St Amand de Coly (16 Km)
                 Taxi transfer from St Amand to Montignac at the end of the day
Day 3 – St Leon de Vezere – Les Eyzies de Tayac (21 km)
                 Taxi transfer from Montignac to St Léon in the morning
Day 4 – Les Eyzies de Tayac and Prehistory
                Tour of the national museum of Préhistory in the morning and 12 km circular walk around Les Eyzies in the afternoon
Day 5 – Saint Cyprien – Castelnaud (17 km)
                 Taxi transfer from Les Eyzies to St Cyprien in the morning from Castelnaud to Domme in late afternoon
Day 6 – Beynac – Domme (19 km)
                 Taxi transfer from Domme to Beynac in the morning
Day 7 – Tour of Domme and Sarlat
                 Taxi transfer from Domme to Sarlat in early afternoon
Day 8 – Sarlat – End of the tour after breakfast

What’s included?

  • Accomodation and breakfast
  • Dinners according to description and selected range of services
  • Hotel to hotel luggage transfer along the trail.
  • A set of maps (1/25 000 scale) with the route marked on and detailed route notes describing the trail.
  • A daily itinerary together with information about facilities and places of interest along the trail.
  • Emergency assistance in English








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Group rate (5 and more) and CE, contact us.

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

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




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