In the land of a thousand and one castles… and gardens
Part of the Aquitaine region, Dordogne Périgord is one of the largest and most picturesque French regions, as well as one of the most prolific in terms of number of listed historic buildings. You will be delighted by its legendary castles, mysterious underground caves, beautiful towns and villages, splendid nature and famous gastronomy.
***Depending on the dates and schedules of some restaurants and châteaux, the program can have some changes. Be assured, it will always remain at the same level of high quality services. Our entire program can be modified to your liking. Contact us and we will advise you and compose the best possible tailor-made stay***
Day 1 : Welcome to Dordogne
9:30 a.m. – departure from the hotel
10:30 a.m. – visit of a medieval castle in one of the most beautiful villages in France
12:30 p.m. – lunch at a gastronomic restaurant
15:30 p.m. - visit of an underground cave with prehistoric rock art, one of the few original caves open to the public but with strict rules and a limited number of visitors
17:30 p.m. – Visit of one of the finest gardens of the valley with its rows of trees cut into phantasmagorical shapes, as if they were from a fairy tale, and with a beautiful view on the river valley.
Departure to Sarlat.
Night in your hotel
Day 2 : Places of art and ieux d’art et d’histoire
10:00 a.m. – walking tour in the historic center of Sarlat
11:30 a.m. – visit and lunch in a farm house that produces foie gras
15:00 p.m. – visit of a historic monument, a magnificent castle embedded in the rock, or a garden labelled "The most beautiful French gardens"
17:00 - visit of a splendid world famous underground cave. Walking tour and boat tour on an underground lake, what is worth visiting this exceptional place.
18:30 p.m. – Return to your hotel