Dordogne Tour

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Book this Dordogne tour to visit the Dordogne region in Southwest France. Based in Sarlat, your Dordogne tour will immerse you in the wonders of this area.

Sarlat is one of the most well preserved 17th Century towns in France. You will enjoy Sarlat’s bustling market day. While on your Dordogne tour, you will visit  Lascaux II Cave that will take you back to the origins of art. The Dordogne tour also includes a visit to some of the most beautiful villages of the Dordogne. You will do a boat ride from La Roque Gageac on the River Dordogne where the stunning landscapes and mighty medieval fortresses stand guard along the River.

Dordogne Tour Pricing

This group tour is the price for two guests: $1780 (pricing is based on availability of the accommodations and tours offered could vary depending on your dates of travel.)

Included in the Dordogne tour price:

  • Four (4) nights accommodation in 3* Hotel (Double occupancy) in Sarlat la Caneda, including Breakfast
  • English-speaking guide driver for group tours
  • Transportation in Mercedes Minivan
  • Group walking tour of Sarlat
  • Entrance fees to Lascaux IV and Rouffignac Cave
  • Entrance fee to Prehistory museum
  • Boat Ride on the Dordogne river

Not included in the tour price:

  • Meals, drinks
  • Personal insurance and expenses
  • Entrance fees to monuments, museums, attractions other than mentioned in the program
  • Luggage handling
  • Gratuities

Dordogne Tour Details

(This tour can begin any day of the week. However, the tours may vary depending upon the day of the week you begin your stay in the Dordogne)

Sarlat Market Day

Sarlat Market Day

Arrive in Sarlat

Upon your arrival in Sarlat, you will get settled into your hotel.

Overnight in Sarlat.

Sarlat Guided Tour / Domme Village Visit / Dordogne Boat Ride

La Roque Gageac

La Roque Gageac

The morning will begin with breakfast at your hotel.

Sarlat market tour and Market visit (2 hours) – Sarlat is one of the most fascinating small towns of France. Today is market day, so follow your guide through the winding streets and stroll through the colorful stalls as he introduces you to the local delicacies. Your tour will include stops where you will taste delicious specialties of the region including duck, cheese, walnuts, and wine.

In the afternoon (2 PM – 6 PM), you’ll do a visit to the Villages of the Dordogne: This half day tour is dedicated to the visit of some of the most beautiful villages that line the Dordogne River. The tour will head to the villages of Domme, Beynac and La Roque Gageac , which you will visit with your guide. You will also enjoy a lovely & peaceful boat ride on the Dordogne River classified as a UNESCO Biosphere reserve in 2012.

Overnight in Sarlat.


Lascaux II Visit and the Art of the Caves

Lascaux II

Your day will begin with breakfast at the hotel.

Today is a trip back in history…literally! Some 15,000 years B.C. unknown painters created breath taking cave paintings of which the most extraordinary examples are found in the Dordogne area.

During this day, you will visit the town of Les Eyzies and follow your guide on a commented visit of the National Prehistory Museum.

The day continues to Rouffignac Cave that actually has authentic engravings dating back to the late Magdalenian period (17,000-12,000 years ago).

The final visit is to Lascaux IV, the International Center for Cave Art. This is a holistic museum and educational experience as well as an interpretation center featuring state-of-the-art experiential storytelling technology paired with a facsimile of the caves.  Lascaux IV offers visitors an opportunity to discover the caves in a unique way that reveals a sense of wonder and mystery, as if they, too, were the first group of adventurers to stumble upon the cave paintings. (First discovered in 1940,  the public cave visits to the original Lascaux were stopped in 1963 because of the damage that human breath was doing to the paintings.)

Overnight in Sarlat.

Rocamadour Half Day Morning Tour


After breakfast at your hotel, you will depart for the pilgrimage and fortress village of Rocamadour.  Rocamadour has attracted visitors for its setting in a gorge above a tributary of the River Dordogne. The village is renowned for its historical monuments and its sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  For centuries, the village has brought pilgrims from every country — among them kings, bishops, and nobles.

With your guide, you will visit the renowned Notre Dame Chapel, part of an extraordinary 13th-century chapel complex perched on a cliff and one of the most dramatic pilgrimage sites in Europe. Enjoy some free time for personal discovery and return to Sarlat. Afternoon in Sarlat is free for you to enjoy.

Overnight in Sarlat.


Breakfast at your hotel.

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