Tour to explore the dordogne

TopicSites and museums
DepartureBERGERAC (24)
Details

For 6 days, you will discover the Dordogne. You will see that the third French department, by its size, has many places of interest to visit. You can admire beautiful castles and beautiful villages.


Wine, tobacco and Abbey integrate

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Six. For some it represents evil. For others it means work. For us it will specify the number of days for a tour. Today, we offer the Dordogne. On the first day, first Bergerac. Begin this morning to discover both museums and in the afternoon you can visit the cloister of Cadouin.

Home Wine

This house, located in the historic center of the city you will discover the 13 wine appellations Bergerac. For its part, the exhibition "Wine Trip" will take you into the history of the vineyard, with real and virtual images with the projection of an animated film. Finally, the building contains a sensory room where you can enjoy the flavors of the wines of the region.

The tobacco museum

This museum is unique in Europe and traces 3000 years of history. The Museum of National Interest Tobacco has around 600m ² of exhibition and specializes in anthropology. You contemplate the cultural history of tobacco in four permanent exhibition halls.

The cloister of Cadouin

Founded in 1115, the abbey of Cadouin is still open to the public. You will have the opportunity to experience two different architectures: the novel, in the church and in the Gothic cloister, which was rebuilt in the late fifteenth century. You can also enjoy the play of shadow and light.


Accommodation nearby

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Camping du Pont de Vicq

  • Le buisson-de-cadouin
  • 05 53 22 01 73
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Les cabanes du Tertre

  • Urval
  • 06 82 84 18 24
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Hôtel Restaurant le Belvedère

  • Belves
  • 05 53 31 51 41
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Camping les Nauves

  • Belves
  • 05 53 29 12 64

The appeal of Dordogne

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On the second day, visit one of the most beautiful villages of France, Belvès. Then you enter two castle castle and the Marqueyssac Castelnaud.

Belvès

A mixture of charm, greenery and authentisme. It is not for nothing that Belvès was rated "one of the most beautiful villages in France". Discover the wealth of historical and architectural fortified village. Take your whole morning to contemplate this medieval city with seven towers, overlooking the valley Nauze edge of the forest Bessède.

Castle Castelnaud

Then, go to the medieval fortress. Castelnaud Castle is a remarkable example of private feudal fortification. After your entry, you will analyze the evolution of its architecture from the thirteenth to the seventeenth century and discover significant collections at the beginning of the twentieth century.

The romantic gardens Marqueyssac

Close to the castle, there is the park of the castle of Marqueyssac. These romantic gardens are among the finest achievements of the nineteenth century. This park offers the most beautiful panorama of Périgord. Your walk will be organized around three courses and at the end you will reach the Belvedere of the Dordogne.


Accommodation nearby

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Camping Le Tiradou

  • Saint-vincent-de-cosse
  • 05 53 30 30 73
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Le Nouvel hotel

  • Domme
  • 05 53 28 36 81
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Hôtel Restaurant le Belvedère

  • Belves
  • 05 53 31 51 41
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Camping des Grottes de Roffy

  • Sainte-nathalene
  • 05 53 59 15 61

What calendar !

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Beauty, charm and magnificence. All this will be your third day of the program.

We are sure you can not wait to watch it.

The royal bastide of Domme

Go visit this village and imagine that the time has stopped in the Middle Ages. You will enter through the gate towers that served as a prison to the Templars in the thirteenth century. Do not forget to take a detour through the town hall, the Hotel de la Rode and Place de la Halle. Finally, the royal bastide offers on the Dordogne valley a wonderful panorama.

Sarlat

After this exploration of Domme, Sarlat to embark. Many events take place in the city throughout the year. Example, you can go to the city during the Journées du Terroir (Pentecost) or the wholesale market for truffles (mid-November to early March). Walk through the narrow streets of the Middle Ages and discover this medieval city with such a guide.

Gardens Eyrignac

Finally, you can finish the day with incredible beauty. Eyrignac gardens are considered among the most beautiful gardens in France. They were restored 40 years ago in the spirit of the seventeenth century. You contemplate the geometric shapes and went very straight. And you see the main species of gardens yews, boxwood, cypress and charms.


Accommodation nearby

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Village Vacances ULVF Le Domaine de Pelvezy

  • Saint-genies
  • 05 53 30 82 00
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Homair Vacances le Val d'Ussel

  • Proissans
  • 08 20 20 12 07
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Camping des Grottes de Roffy

  • Sainte-nathalene
  • 05 53 59 15 61
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Camping de la Fage

  • La chapelle-aubareil
  • 05 53 50 76 50

Meet the cavemen

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Before leaving the caves of Lascaux, we suggest you take a detour to Saint Amand de Coly. You will end the day Peyzac.

Saint Amand de Coly

The village Saint Amand de Coly worth a visit, especially for its abbey. The abbey, surrounded by walls, rises and seems to rise to the sky. Imposing and sumptuous, the abbey of the twelfth century is backed by the rock wall. It is the most beautiful fortified church of Périgord.

The cave of Lascaux

No, you will not see the real Lascaux cave, but you enter a beautiful representation. Located 200 m from the original cave, you will discover the extraordinary talent of prehistoric men who lived there The frescoes are copied with the same natural pigments. Relive the atmosphere of incomparable Cave of Lascaux.

La Roque Saint-Christophe

And you will end this fourth day for Roque Saint Christophe, prehistoric site located Peyzac. Enjoy the footprints left by our ancestors and you can get into the conservatory civil engineering machines recreated homage to the great medieval builders.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Laborderie

  • Tamnies
  • 05 53 29 68 59
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Hôtel de France

  • Les eyzies-de-tayac-sireuil
  • 05 53 06 97 23
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Hôtel La Rivière

  • Les eyzies-de-tayac-sireuil
  • 05 53 06 97 14
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Camping La Rivière

  • Les eyzies-de-tayac-sireuil
  • 05 53 06 97 14

A wonder of nature

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For the fifth day, you will in nature. You entamerez by a visit to the museum of prehistory, before passing through the shelter Patau and finally you dive into the water, almost.

Museum of Prehistory

Start the day in a museum of prehistory. At the entrance, a "Friesland anthropological" the emergence of rights between 3.5 and 1.8 million years will be presented. Other topics will also be addressed, such as Lucy or not Laetoli. Then you continue in time from 400,000 years to 10,000 years. You will follow the evolution of cultures. Finally, browse path "initiation" that part of the external environment and the first men reached the semi darkness of decorated caves.

Pataud

Continue in prehistory with the shelter Pataud. With this location, the veil will be lifted on the lifestyles of Cro-Magnon. It is also one of the unique prehistoric sites in the region that shows an excavation techniques and presents archaeologists. Research has shown over forty camps hunters ren.

Aquarium of the Perigord Noir

In the afternoon, visit to the extend that nature, but this time towards a park. The Aquarium du Périgord Black has more than 3 million gallons of water and over 6,000 fish. You will find the lords of our rivers (pike, catfish, ...) but also tropical water fish (discus, gouramis, piranhas, ..) through 300 meters of windows.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel La Rivière

  • Les eyzies-de-tayac-sireuil
  • 05 53 06 97 14
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Camping La Rivière

  • Les eyzies-de-tayac-sireuil
  • 05 53 06 97 14
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Hôtel de France

  • Les eyzies-de-tayac-sireuil
  • 05 53 06 97 23
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Camping du Pont de Vicq

  • Le buisson-de-cadouin
  • 05 53 22 01 73

A city full of flowers

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To finish this trip, explore the cultural and tourist capital labeled "4 flowers", Périgueux. Then you go to Vésunna and the last visit of trip you will visit the castle of Bourdeilles.

Museum of art and archeology of Perigord

Enter a large institution nineteenth century, full of seduction. Created in 1835, it contains more than 20 00m ² of permanent exhibits. In the art museum of art and archeology of Perigord, you will discover fabulous collection of all time (prehistoric, medieval and sixteenth to the twentieth century).

Vésunna

Périgueux, rather Vesunna finally, is the Gallo-Roman city best known of Aquitaine. You will see collections from excavations and archaeological site of the ancient city of Périgueux. The tour begins with a model of the city in the second century. Then you will see the main monuments, urban facilities, architectural decoration, the funeral world, religion, trade and commercial productions, but also the daily life in Roman times. The museum, designed by architect Jean Nouvel, is located in the park at the Tour.

Castle Bourdeilles

The village is dominated by two Bourdeilles castle. On the one hand there is a strong fortress which dates from the thirteenth century. You can climb to the top and admire the fabulous view of the village below. On the other side lies a Renaissance castle. Inside, you will see a prestigious collection of furniture.

Balance

We hope that this trip will satisfy you. We tried to make the fullest. And so you can fully experience this tour.


Accommodation nearby

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Le Saint Pierre

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  • 05 53 02 15 60
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Hostellerie de l'Auberge de L'Etang Bleu

  • Vieux-mareuil
  • 05 53 60 92 63
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Le moulin des sources

  • Abjat-sur-bandiat
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08



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