- Guided tour of Oradour sur Glane
- Accommodation in Sarlat la Caneda
- Guided tour of the castle of Monbazillac
- Visit and lunch with a truffle farmer
- Barge ride on the Dorgogne
- The Cave of Lascaux IV
- The Gouffre de Padirac
Get off the beaten track with this tailor-made excursion combining the discovery of places of memory and regional heritage. Book this tour, with family, friends, in a group or for a professional event.
This stay punctuated by walking tours, by coach, small train or barges, old flat-bottomed boats, on the Dordogne river, will delight both adults and children.
The Périgord and the Dordogne department, the same territory located in the southwest of France in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, are full of treasures, vestiges, cultural or archaeological heritage, historical monuments …
Synonymous with nature, gastronomy, the art of living, legends, this region allows you to discover medieval villages for some classified among the most beautiful villages in France, for others, steeped in history, castles, gardens, prehistoric caves and pits …
Did you know that the Dordogne is listed as a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO? You will feel completely out of place in front of the beauty of the landscapes, magnificent greenery, vineyards and other natural curiosities.
Among the villages marked by history, at the gates of the Dordogne, you will discover Oradour-Sur-Glane, in Haute-Vienne sadly renowned for having experienced the genocide of more than 640 inhabitants on June 10, 1944.
You will continue with a visit to the castle of Monbazillac, built in the middle of the 14th century in the town of the same name, listed in the directory of historic monuments of the 17th century. Its medieval and renaissance architecture invites you to make history.
How about exploring the city of Cyrano, the historic district of Bergerac, labelled City of Art and History, rich in historical, architectural and wine heritage. The village proudly displays on the square the statue of Cyrano, a character from the famous play by Edmond Rostand. You will also be able to admire along the river different types of barges used over time for the transport of goods.
You will dive under the rocky caves of Maxange, a true natural masterpiece, the Lascaux IV cave, a replica of the original one discovered in 1940, or the Padirac chasm in Rocamadour called the “devil’s hole”, the first site in the underground world. in France. Emotions are guaranteed!
Another equally fascinating place in the Vézère valley is the Rocque Saint-Christophe troglodyte site in Peyzac-le-Moustier (24). You will experience an authentic journey through time going from prehistoric times to the Middle Ages! This limestone wall with reconstructed dwellings allows you to better understand the way of life of our ancestors.
A stone’s throw away, near Montignac, the Château de Losse in Thonac (24), classified as a “Historic monument since 1928, symbolizes the elegance of the French Renaissance. This enchanting setting, surrounded by ramparts and gardens labelled Remarkable Gardens tells the story of John II de Losse, tutor of Henri IV.
Near Salart, Domme invites you to meet the most famous monuments including the royal bastide dating from 1281. On board the little tourist train, you will observe all the riches that bear witness to the tumultuous past of this town. Take advantage of your free time to appreciate the blond stone houses, ramparts.
At the gates of this village, you will have the pleasure of meeting the operator of a truffle field. A captivating story about this passionate profession awaits you. Culture, harvest, techniques used, you will know everything about this coveted mushroom.
In the Dordogne valley, the castle of Castelnaud, classified as a historic monument in 1966, built on a rocky outcrop offers an exceptional panorama. This guided tour of the 12th-century fortifications takes you back to the Middle Ages. Also, discover the War Museum with its collections of weapons and armour.
In the heart of the Périgord Noir, between Sarlat and Lascaux, you will have the pleasure of contemplating the Gardens of the Manoir d’Eyrignac, historical monuments of the 17th and 18th centuries and its set of plant sculptures, yew plants, boxwood … The owners of this family heritage are keen to preserve the topiary art handed down from generation to generation.
Take advantage of this beautiful educational walk
Satisfy your desires of escape by reserving this circuit composed of a very varied range of activities. From excursions, strolls to guided tours, your stay promises to be well filled.