The best of Dordogne, France best bike trip
Cyclists consider Dordogne one of the nicest places to ride because it provides a lovely combination of natural beauty, with the Dordogne River running right through the town, and ancient history virtually untouched by the hand of time. There are many reasons why Dordogne should be on any cyclist’s to-do list!
Dordogne is equivalent to famous cave paintings, remarkable chateaux, delicious food, rolling green countryside, and historic villages.
NOTE this trip is rated easy to moderate: any leisure biker can face this bike tour.
Cycle over undulating hills and along riverbanks, be spellbound from cliff-side villages, dine in terrific surroundings, indulge in the flavors of Périgord noir cuisine: foie gras and truffles.
Cycling Sarlat & Bergerac Highlights
- Gaze in wonder at this magical land of caves, rivers, and prehistoric creations
- Bastide town of Domme, La Roque-Gageac, built flat against the cliffside overlooking the Dordogne, and with original troglodyte dwellings.
- Overnight at medieval town of Sarlat – best explored in the evening, when the beautiful “lauze” stone roofs and tiny cobblestoned streets are lit up beautifully
Arrive in Bergerac
Le Cingle de Tremolat
Les Eyzies de Tayac
Saint Leon sur Vezere - Lascaux II
La Roque Gageac
Departure from Bergerac
Plaza Madeleine - SarlatThe hotel Plaza Madeleine is located in the heart of Sarlat with direct access to the medieval city. Contemporary, opulent decor, relaxed atmosphere, quality of services, is our first choice: it was completely renovated and redesigned. For your enjoyment, hotel now has a heated pool, a wellness center.
La Metairie - TremolatIn the heart of the Périgord, in the wilds, La Métairie will appeal to you, with its rural and stylish side at the same time.
You will find a smiling landscape, a refined gastronomy, personalized rooms and a gentle way of life.
Les Glycines - Les Eyzies de TayacHotel Les Glycines: a delightful lush park featuring weeping willows, ros trees, poplars and, next to a swimming pool, a few palm trees. A splendid terrace overlooks this enchanting building. Spacious rooms ensuring a peaceful stay, nestled in the 19 th century building, with its sober and elegant façade.
Hotel Clement V - BelvesIn the heart of Belvès, medieval city, this former grocery shop has been transformed into the charming hotel Clement V. Owners’ goal was to give the whole a “home sweethome” intimate atmosphere, the harmony of the antique furniture combined with the quality of thematerials and fabrics and bedrooms are spacious. Beauty and calm in the heart of all major sites, castles and bastides.
Price & Inclusions
Cost: Euro 1650 per person in double occupancy
Single room supplement euro 490
Seven nights in excellent four & three-star hotels
Three gourmet dinners
Delivery bike at first hotel and professional bike fitting
Route notes, maps, elevation gain and city map
Sightseeing, restaurant and shopping suggestions
All Baggage transfers
Technical and emergency support available
Drop Off bikes and gear in Bergerac
Keepsake Cicloposse water bottle
Hybrid bike euro 110
Race bike euro 210
E-bike euro 210
20-25 miles on gently rolling terrain.