La Roque Gageac, Dordogne
The 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.
Gastronomy • The Dordogne Valley • Sarlat la Caneda • Rocamadour • Historic Perigueux
Day 1 Channel crossing to Calais and then south to 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, enjoying the hotel's facilities which include a rooftop swimming pool, and exploring the small and 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 A long but worthwhile day, stopping first at Sarlat la Canéda. In the afternoon on to Rocamadour, a town built on narrow ledges above an almost sheer cliff.
Day 6 Travel to the west, along the Dordogne Valley, 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.
All tours are tailored to your requirements
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 swimming pool and terrace
• Nearby on-street parking
Your tour includes:
• Return short Channel ferry crossings
• 1 night half board on the outbound journey
• 5 nights half board in Le Bugue with:
Buffet breakfast and 4 course dinner
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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