Bordeaux and Dordogne Biking Tour

  • Day1

    Arrival – Bordeaux

    Overnight at Hotel de Normandie

    Arrive in Bordeaux - a large city with good rail access and commercial airline flights from several European capitals. The historic city is very picturesque and offers visits including the wine museums and shops for local wines. Orientation in the evening at your hotel with bike delivery and set up. ....

  • Day2

    Bordeaux Creon Sauve-Majeure Abbey Saint Emilion

    Auberge De La Commanderie

    Ride out of Bordeaux on bike paths all the way to the charming town of Creon, and then continue through wine country all the way to St Emilion. Discover this UNESCO World Heritage site, with fascinating Romanesque churches and ruins stretching all along steep and narrow streets. The Romans planted vineyards in what was to become St Emilion as early as the 2nd century AD....

  • Day3

    Saint Emilion - Sainte Radegonde

    Night at the Chateau de Sanse

    Today you keep cycling east and head towards Sainte Radegonde and will pass the Saint Genes de Castillon, a charming village surrounded by vineyards.....

  • Day4

    Sainte Radegonde Bergerac

    Night at Hotel de Bordeaux.

    From Sainte Radegonde you will cycle through the vineyards to Bergerac, located on the Dordogne river, a large town with good rail access and services. This is your gateway into the famous Black Perigord. ..

  • Day5

    Bergerac The Cingle de Tremolat Mauzac et Grand Castang

    Night at Hotel la Metairie

    A fairly challenging ride, it involves some hilly terrain up to the viewpoint of Les Cingles de Tremolat. The ride will take you along a scenic route to St Sauveur and through the surrounding forests. !..



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  • Day6

    Tremolat Le Bugue Proumeyssac Cave Font de Gaume Les Eyzies de Tayac

    Night at Hotel les Glycines.

    Your ride today will take you to Les Eyzies, capital of prehistory, where Cro Magnon was discovered. Starting out easy you come to Audrix a small village by small roads and almost no traffic.

  • Day7

    Tremolat Le Bugue Proumeyssac Cave Font de Gaume Les Eyzies de Tayac

    Night at Hotel le Renoir.

    Since today is a short ride but your destination has plenty to offer, we recommend getting an early start to give you plenty of time to visit the very charming town of Sarlat. This town with its cobbled streets, old roofs, and warm stone walls give an exceptional heritage. ...

  • Day8

    Sarlat

    Departure from Sarlat : You can take your time getting started in the morning to have breakfast and depart at your leisure. Trains from Sarlat connect nearby towns and on to Paris all day long....


Highlights


    Beautiful chateaux, famous wines and terrific food : what more do you need to experience the real France ? This cycling tour starts in Bordeaux and then moves into the vineyards including the famous name of Saint Emilion on up to Bergerac. You then travel into the Prehistory region of the Dordogne, Les Eyzies and Sarlat. This combination is a 'best of' experience for a week timeframe in Aquitaine - some true highlights ! You will start in Bordeaux, which is easily reached by TGV or flight from Paris. The trip finishes in Sarlat from where you can take a small train to connect back to the TGV line..


In a Nutshell

  • Start location:

    Bordeaux

  • Finish Location:

    Sarlat

  • Accomodation:

    Hotels: 7 nights

    Double Occupancy

  • Transport:

    Bike: Hybrid Scott Sub Sport 20



Cost

  • 08 Days:

  • from: $2420.00 cad

    taxes and surcharges included

Next Departures:

  • from May to October