Discover the Delightful Dordogne

Discover the Delightful Dordogne

Discover the Delightful Dordogne

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Discover the treasures of this part of France relatively undiscovered by tourism, just far enough away from the Dordogne to avoid the crowds, but near enough to share the rural charm and culinary delights of the region. Pass through surprisingly unspoilt scenery, charming medieval villages clinging perilously to the sides of towering cliffs, beautiful views over lush green riverbanks, sun ripened grapes in the vineyards gracing the river terraces, tobacco and sunflower fields, walnut orchards, not to mention the food and wine for which this area is famous.

 

Best Western Hotel Beau Site * * *

Ideally located in the heart of the medieval village of Rocamadour • En-suite bedrooms • Hairdryer • Television • Bar • Restaurant • Bistro • Garden terrace • Lift. www.bestwestern-beausite.com

Day 1

Following the Channel crossing we travel to our overnight half board accommodation.

Day 2

We visit the village of Oradour-sur-Glane, a memorial site to a 1944 SS massacre. Before completing the journey to Rocamadour.

Day 3

We have arranged a guided morning visit of the medieval town of Rocamadour. Huddled around the shrines, the town of Rocamadour clings to the cliff face on several levels. We visit the sanctuaries and the seven churches and chapels, in one of which resides the 12th century black Madonna. See the town’s defences, many of which are still intact: the castle, ramparts and fortified gates.

Day 4

Today we take a guided tour of the Haute Serre Chateau. Enjoy a presentation of the vineyard followed by a tasting of four wines. We then enjoy a guided visit of a truffle farm “Truffes Passion” where you can discover the mystery of this exquisite mushroom, the famous “Black Diamond”, and enjoy a demonstration of how they are harvested with the aid of truffle dogs.

Day 5

We travel to the Renaissance Chateau des Milandes overlooking the valley of the Dordogne, at Castelnaud la Chapelle – many artefacts celebrate the life of owner Josephine Baker, the mesmerising star of the Parisian Music Hall. Then we’ll stop at the fortified honey coloured village of Domme, perched high on the cliff top. We return via La Roque Gageac one of France’s most beautiful villages, set in a main position on the Dordogne River.

Day 6

Half day guided tour known as “La Vicomte de Turenne” – visit Collonges la Rouge, a village of Renaissance houses built entirely of red sandstone. Then onto Turenne, a village dominated by ruins of the original castle and finally Martel, the town of seven towers protected by the Viscounts of Turenne.

Day 7

We depart our hotel and travel to our overnight half board accommodation.

Day 8

Continue to Calais and complete the journey home.

Please Note

While we have carefully planned our programme to be as relaxing and informative as possible the tour does require a certain level of physical ability in order to walk reasonable distances, sometimes over uneven ground. Electric scooters and or wheelchairs would also not be suitable for this tour.

  • Executive coach travel

  • Door to door pick up

  • Short sea ferry / shuttle crossing

  • 2 overnight half board accommodation

  • Porterage

  • 5 nights dinner bed & breakfast

  • Welcome glass of Kir

  • ¼ litre of wine, plus tea/coffee with dinner

  • Guided Walking tour of Rocamadour

  • Guided Villages Tour

  • Vineyard visit with wine tasting

  • Entry to Chateau des Milandes

  • Entry to ‘Truffes Passion’

  • Excursions as described in the itinerary

 

Entry fees not included unless otherwise stated

 

Departure Dates

30th Apr 8 days £859

15th Oct 8 days £959 - Red Dragon Departure

 

Single room supplement £227

For Door to Door terms & conditions please refer to page 92

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bracknell - Bagshot Road Opposite Glebewood Bus Stop
Bagshot Road - Before the Leisure Centre
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park
Carmarthen - Boars Head Carmarthen Llamas Bus Stop (Outside Boars Head)
Chepstow Bus Station Chepstow Bus Station
Chieveley Services Chieveley Services (A34/M4) Newbury
Clackett Lane Services Clackett Lane Services, TN16 2ER (Anticlock)
Dover Docks (WHERE USED) Dover Docks (WHERE USED - Eastern Entrance)
Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
SA6 8QG
Edwards Llantwit Depot Edwards Depot, Llantwit Fardre
Edwards Pembroke Depot Edwards Pembroke Depot, Waterloo Ind Est, SA72 4RR
Extra Services Cobham EB Extra Services Cobham Eastbound, M25 Jct 5-6
Hereford-Rose Tinted Rags Rose Tinted Rags - Hereford Bus Station
(May be a Taxi)
Kilgetty Information Ctr Kilgetty Information Ctr (Community centre)
Bottom of James Park
Leigh Delamare Eastbound Leigh Delamare Services Eastbound Before J17
Llanelli - Town Hall Llanelli -The old bus stops, behind the Town Hall
Waunlanyrafon
Lydney Bus Station Lydney Bus Station, Hams Road
Magor Services Magor Service Coach Park
Maidstone Services Maidstone Services, Junction 8 - M20
Monmouth - Cinderhill St Monmouth - Cinderhill Street Bus stop
NORTHBOUND TOURS ONLY
Narberth - Town Moor Narberth Bus Stop - Town Moor Car Park
Opposite the Primary School
Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station
Port Talbot Temporary Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza
Reading Services Reading Services, Junction 11-12, RG30 3UQ
Ross on Wye Bus Station Ross on Wye Bus Station
Sarn SERVICES Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park
St Clears, Car Park St Clears Car Park
Stop 24 Svcs (M20 J11) Stop 24 (Westenhanger) Services (M20 J11)
Swindon Hilton Swindon Hilton - Outside the hotel, Junction 16
Wellington Street Swansea Swansea, Wellington Street Coach Bay
Whitland North Road Whitland North Road Car Park

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