La Roque Gageac, Dordogne
Dordogne and the Vézère
The Dordogne flows through one of the most beautiful and unspoilt areas of France. This region offers a favourable climate, wonderful scenery and a fine gastronomic tradition. Our base is in the village of Le Bugue, where our hotel occupies a scenic location overlooking the River Vézère, a terrific place in which to relax and from which to explore the Dordogne and Vézère Valleys.
The Dordogne Valley • Sarlat la Caneda • Rocamadour • Historic Perigueux
Day 1 Channel crossing and overnight near Orleans.
Day 2 Through the French countryside and past Limoges to arrive at Le Bugue for a 5 night stay.
Day 3 A day to relax and unwind in Le Bugue, enjoy the hotel’s facilities and explore the charming village.
Day 4 Full day excursion to Périgueux, capital of the region. This beautiful town offers super architecture, pavement cafés and great restaurants. We suggest a guided sightseeing tour and an afternoon at leisure.
Day 5 Morning in Sarlat la Canéda. In the afternoon on to Rocamadour, a town built on narrow ledges above a sheer cliff.
Day 6 Travel west, along the Dordogne, to visit Bergerac, where the old town slopes down to the river. The whole region is famous for its fine wines and a tasting at nearby Monbazillac can be arranged on request.
Day 7 Depart Le Bugue. Overnight in the Paris area.
Day 8 Channel crossing and home.
Trains, Boats, Vineyards
Vineyard visit and tasting at Château de Monbazillac
La Roque–Gageac boat • Little Train Sightseeing trip at Domme
These activities can be arranged on request at additional cost.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
Hotel Royal Vézère, Le Bugue
A charming hotel overlooking the river in the centre of Le Bugue. Facilities include a bar, restaurant, rooftop swimming pool and terrace. A menu choice can be arranged at a supplement.
• 3 star • 53 bedrooms • Lift
• Outdoor pool • Nearby parking
Your tour includes:
• Return short Channel crossings
• 1 night half board on the outbound journey
• 5 nights half board in Le Bugue with:
4 course dinner with choice from night 2
Glass of wine with dinner each night
After dinner tea or coffee each night
• 1 night half board on the inbound journey
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