Full Support road bike tour in the Dordogne , France - Luxurious Chateaux Tour

Cyclande

 

 

The Cyclande difference 

Accommodation

Food & Wines 

Bikes

Guides  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ride through the superb Dordogne region while living "la vie de chateau" in the best chateaux and luxurious estates !

The prehistoric sites, such as Lascaux cave, testify to millenniums of human history and are exceptional in both quality and quantity, like in the Vezere valley (which is inscribed on the World Heritage List). Some of the most charming villages of France are found in the Dordogne region. The opulent Dordogne valley is rich with countless grandiose and spectacular sites such as castles and fortresses, villages built into the cliff, caves with their amazing rock formation,...Very good local food made with local fresh products.

For more information about the Dordogne, please click here

Day 1: Welcome in the afternoon . Very short drive and installation at the hotel, a splendid castle of the 14th century overlooking the Dordogne river,"Relais &Chateau" Classified.

 

Day 2 :

Ride down the Dordogne valley. Among other beautiful sites : a Byzantine abbey heart of Souillac city, the Fenelon castle that can be visited, the Montfort lookout and castle, the banks of the Dordogne.

Night at a splendid 19th century hotel overlooking the golf field.

 

 Day 3 :

Indeed the route may be called "the Castle Route" as the density of awesome castles is incredible! Some are splendid residences, others are fortified castles and even fortresses facing each other! It is possible to visit several of these castles or fortresses. One of them accommodate a museum dedicated to Josephine Becker. Another one features a splendid garden with an extraordinary view of the surroundings. You will be also able to discover beautiful villages with troglodyte houses, built into the cliff! The route will lead you to Les Eyzies , capital of prehistoric times in Europe, where is set the prehistoric national museum.

Night at a "Relais &Chateau" classified hotel.

 

Day 4:

The Vézère valley is a remarquable route both for the beauty of the countryside and for its fascinating prehistoric sites (Lascaux painted caves, prehistoric villages, traces of the Cro-magnon and the Neanderthal humans from the prehistoric times, ...).

Night at a pretty water-mill from 14th century

Day 5 :

Crossing of a very nice country side. Castle from the 12th and the 17th (renaissance) centuries, very nice villages, ...

Night at a charming estate.

Day 6:

The beautiful upper part of the Dordogne valley is the border between the Quercy and the Dordogne regions. Numerous treasures like medieval villages and beautiful scenery. Lacave cave & castle, fortified villages, a castle which is one of the largest fortress in the south of France... In the valley, the nice Saint-Cere is protected by the high towers of Saint-laurent-les-tours, that are now home of Jean Lurcat painter museum. And also the Montal renaissance castle ..

Day 7:

The"Au revoir", after a great breakfast.

 

 

 

 

 

 How to book this trip... 

 

Trip ref.: FC-D4B-06

Riding level : 40 km per day as average (can be easily adapt to the group needs) on moderately challenging terrain. Daily longer options and climbs. Flat or moderately hilly terrain.

Date : At a date that suits to your group, from April to October (except July and August)

Price per person: depend on the number of people in your group (price exemple : 2,190 Euros, double occupancy, when 6 people (Click to convert)

Bike renting:
80 Euros per
hybrid bike (Click to convert) or
105 Euros per
road bike (Click to convert)

Start: Souillac

Finish: Souillac

Souillac is on the train line from Paris to Toulouse (several trains a day). It is also on the highway from Paris to Toulouse.

We can also arrange transportation from/to Toulouse airport.

It includes:.

  • Accommodation in luxurious estates .( Chateaux and hotels of the highest level)
  • All breakfasts
  • 4 dinners
  • A package of cereal bars and biscuits, for the rides
  • Lunches or Picnics
  • Baggage transport
  • Maps and detailed route suggestions
  • Assistance vehicle
  • Trip bilingual leader(s)

 

 It doesn't include

  • 2 dinners
  • Beverages
  • Visits entrance fees such as Museum, caves, castles, ...
  • All costs before rendezvous point and after final drop-off . )
  • Travel / cancelation insurance

Castle3.JPG

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back to full support tours

 

Any Question?

 How to book this trip...