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We post these tours as starting and finishing in Les Eyzies for practical travel reasons.
Les Eyzies has regular train connections to Bordeaux and Paris

 

(More information on the villages and sites listed below can be found on the Classic Dordogne Tour page, accommodation suggestions are listed on the Where to Stay page. )


The Falcon - 6 days/7 nights (daily distances 40-60 km)


 

(1 night Les Eyzies, 2 nights Lalinde, 2 nights Siorac/Le Coux, 2 nights Les Eyzies)

Arrive in Les Eyzies - overnight stay.(this tour can also start and finish in Lalinde - close to Bergerac airport)

Day 1: Les Eyzies to Lalinde

Itinerary: Le Bugue, Limeuil, Trémolat, Lalinde.
Overnight in Lalinde.

Day 2: Vineyard Loop Ride

Itinerary: Loop ride through the vineyards of the Bergerac wine region to the Château de Monbazillac.
Overnight in Lalinde.


Day 3: Lalinde to Siorac/Le Coux

Itinerary: Molières, Cadouin, Monpazier, Belvès.

Overnight in Siorac or Le Coux.


Day 4: Castles Loop Ride

Itinerary:
St Laurent la Vallée, Daglan, Château de Castelnaud, Château des Milandes.
Overnight in Siorac or Le Coux.


Day 5: Siorac/Le Coux to Les Eyzies.

Itinerary: St Cyprien, Meyrals, Château de Commarque, Marquay, Abri du Cap Blanc.
Overnight in Les Eyzies.



Day 6: Prehistory Loop Ride.

Itinerary: Grotte de Rouffignac, La Roque St Christophe, La Madeleine.
Overnight in Les Eyzies.

Note : a visit to Font de Gaume cave could be included on this day. (details on Classic Tour page )


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The Wild Boar - 7 days/8 nights (daily distances 50-70 km)


(1 nt Les Eyzies, 2 nts Lalinde, 1 nt Siorac/Le Coux, 2 nts St.Cybranet/La Roque Gageac, 1nt Marquay/Sergeac, 1 nt Les Eyzies)


Arrive in Les Eyzies - overnight stay.
(this tour can also start and finish in Lalinde - close to Bergerac airport)

Day 1: Les Eyzies to Lalinde

Itinerary:  Le Bugue, Limeuil, Paunat, St Alvère, Trémolat, Lalinde.
Overnight in Lalinde.

Day 2: Vineyard loop ride

Itinerary: The vineyards of the Bergerac wine region, Château de Monbazillac.
Overnight in Lalinde.

Day 3: Lalinde to Siorac/le Coux

Itinerary: Molières, St.Avit Sénieur, Monpazier, Belvès .
Overnight in Siorac or Le Coux.

Day 4: Siorac/Le Coux to St.Cybranet/La Roque Gageac

Itinerary: St.Laurent la Vallée, Daglan, Domme.
Overnight in St.Cybranet or La Roque Gageac.

Day 5: St.Cybranet/La Roque Gageac

Itinerary options:
- Canoe trip on the Dordogne, one of the cleanest rivers in Europe.

- Medieval market town of Sarlat.
- Château de Beynac, Jardins de Marqueyssac.
Overnight in St.Cybranet or La Roque Gageac.

Day 6: St.Cybranet/La Roque Gageac to Marquay/Tamniès/Sergeac

Itinerary:
Chateau de Castelnaud, Chateau des Milandes, St Cyprien, Meyrals, Château de Commarque, Marquay.
Overnight in Marquay or Tamniès or Sergeac.


Day 7: Marquay/Tamniès/Sergeac to Les Eyzies

Itinerary: St Léon sur Vézère, La Roque St Christophe, La Madeleine, Grotte de Rouffignac.
Overnight in Les Eyzies.




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Caves & Castles - 6 days
/7 nights (daily distances 30-60 km, open)

(3 nights in Les Eyzies - Vézère Valley, 3 nights in Belvès/Siorac/Le Coux - Dordogne Valley, 1 night in Les Eyzies)

Arrive in Les Eyzies - overnight stay.

Day 1: Medieval Loop Ride 

Itinerary: Château de Commarque, Marquay, Abri du Cap Blanc. 
Overnight in Les Eyzies. 

Day 2: Prehistory Loop Ride

Itinerary: Fleurac, Grotte de Rouffignac, Plazac, Roque St Christophe, La Madeleine.
Overnight in Les Eyzies.


Day 3: Two Rivers Ride

Itinerary: Le Bugue, Limeuil, Trémolat, Le Buisson.
Overnight in Belvès or Siorac or Le Coux.

Day 4: Bastide Loop Ride

Itinerary: Urval, Cadouin, Molières, St Avit Sénieur, Monpazier.
Overnight in Belvès or Siorac or Le Coux.


Day 5: Castles Loop Ride

Itinerary:
St Pompon, Daglan, Château de Castelnaud, Château des Milandes.
Overnight in Belvès or Siorac or Le Coux.

Day 6: Dordogne to Vezere Ride

Itinerary: St Cyprien, Meyrals. Today's ride is short, leaving time to visit another prehistory site or canoe on the Vézère.
Overnight in Les Eyzies.


Note : a visit to Font de Gaume cave could be included on days 1,2,or 6. ( details on Classic Tour page )



 

 

 

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