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Périgord Self-guided Cycling Tour 5-day Level 4

  • 5days
  • France

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Cycle Périgord beautiful sights, a must see

Welcome to the heart of the Black Périgord. This is a sporty cycling tour offering a challenging mix between hills and valleys, green landscapes and ochre coloured houses, peaceful country roads, paths and lively town centres. Climb up to Rocamadour, a European major pilgrimage crossing the amazing Regional Nature Reserve of the Causses de Quercy. Ride along the Dordogne river and go from villages to medieval castles, all unique and all united by History. 

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 4 nights with breakfast (double or twin room) in 2*/3* accommodation
  • Dinner
  • Luggage transfer during the bike stages
  • Travel folder (per room) including colour maps, detailed route directions (FR/GB/DE) and tourist brochures
  • City taxes
  • Hotline 7 days a week
  • Boat transfer (Day 5)

Not included in the Tour:

  • 3 dinners (half-board 3 dinners drinks exl. 115 EUR)
  • Drinks and lunches
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions
  • Bike rental 
  • Solo traveller supplement 120 EUR (if you are the only traveller on the tour)

Arrival/parking/departure:

  • Car: From A20 highway, Exit No: 55 direction to Souillac then follow directions to centre ville
  • Train: From Paris: Austerlitz train station to Souillac train station
  • Departure any day from 1 March 31 October 

If you would like to rent a bike (90 EUR) or e-bike (150 EUR) please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

Hybrid bike 'Orbea'

  • Male or lady frame
  • 27 speed gears
  • 2 rear saddlebags
  • Repair kit
  • Safety jacket
  • Helmet
  • Pump
  • Map holder
  • Lock

Electric assistance bike

  • Universal frame
  • 2 back saddlebags
  • Repair kit
  • Safety jacket
  • Helmet
  • Pump
  • Map holder
  • Key lock

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  • Day 1

    Arrival in Souillac

    Souillac is the ideal departure point to discover the Périgord: a perfect mix between rivers and incredible heritage building sites: indestructible bridges span the Dordogne down the city, Sainte-Marie’s abbey, ancient Benedictine abbey, crowned by byzantine style cupolas, takes pride of place in the middle of the city. A city full of amazing structures to enlighten the senses of days passed.

  • Day 2

    Souillac – Rocamadour | 21km or 28km

    This first bike stage leads you to Rocamadour, Marian sanctuary welcomes you to one of the greatest pilgrimages in Europe. To reach the village, ride along the Dordogne, then the Ouysse valley arriving in Rocamadour with a breathtaking view over the village, built on the side of the cliff, it is in three parts: the village, the sanctuary and the castle.

  • Day 3

    Rocamadour – Gourdon | 33km

    Leave Rocamadour through the heights and cross the peaceful and the well preserved Regional Nature Reserve of the Causses de Quercy. The hilly landscapes on the Black Périgord will enthral you. Before reaching the medieval city of Gourdon and its quaint ochre houses, stop over the beautiful Notre-Dames des Neiges’ chapel and its coloured frescoes, a sight not to be missed.

  • Day 4

    Gourdon – Sarlat | 46km

    The small country roads will lead you to Domme, perched above the Dordogne river. Follow the road along the river all around you are numerous castles witness of a belligerent past between the lords of the region: Castelnaud and Beynac are only examples. At the end of the day arrive in Sarlat-laCanéda, Black Périgord's capital city. Take a walk in the lively streets and sit on the terrace to taste a typical Périgord dinner.

  • Day 5

    Sarlat – Souillac | 31km

    Reach the quiet Dordogne river through the old railway transformed as a Green path. All along the way, you will cross numerous ochre coloured villages, and the medieval castles will keep watch on you from the heights of the hills, as an example: Fénelon castle covered with ‘Lauzes’ the typical stone of the region. Departure at the end of the stage.

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Tours marked with are special prices.

Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Sep 16 2022 Sep 20 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 17 2022 Sep 21 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 18 2022 Sep 22 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 19 2022 Sep 23 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 20 2022 Sep 24 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 21 2022 Sep 25 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 22 2022 Sep 26 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 23 2022 Sep 27 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 24 2022 Sep 28 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 25 2022 Sep 29 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 26 2022 Sep 30 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 27 2022 Oct 01 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 28 2022 Oct 02 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 29 2022 Oct 03 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Sep 30 2022 Oct 04 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 01 2022 Oct 05 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 02 2022 Oct 06 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 03 2022 Oct 07 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 04 2022 Oct 08 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 05 2022 Oct 09 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 06 2022 Oct 10 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 07 2022 Oct 11 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 08 2022 Oct 12 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 09 2022 Oct 13 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 10 2022 Oct 14 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 11 2022 Oct 15 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 12 2022 Oct 16 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 13 2022 Oct 17 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 14 2022 Oct 18 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 15 2022 Oct 19 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 16 2022 Oct 20 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 17 2022 Oct 21 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 18 2022 Oct 22 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 19 2022 Oct 23 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 20 2022 Oct 24 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 21 2022 Oct 25 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 22 2022 Oct 26 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 23 2022 Oct 27 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 24 2022 Oct 28 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 25 2022 Oct 29 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 26 2022 Oct 30 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 27 2022 Oct 31 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 28 2022 Nov 01 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 29 2022 Nov 02 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 30 2022 Nov 03 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€
Oct 31 2022 Nov 04 2022 10 Single rooms 805€
Double rooms 599€

Car rental in France

If you would like to drive yourself before or after your tour, ask us for a quote on any brand new Renault, Peugeot or Citroen vehicle for driving in Europe.

Pick up your vehicle from most capital cities in Europe and return it to your drop off destination. Top insurance cover. Email [email protected] for a competitive quote

Paris Theatres

Shows in English in Paris: Paris offers a wide variety of shows accessible to English-speakers. One-man shows, classic & modern theatre, musicals, cabarets and more are all performed in the city every night. You can get the full programme of shows in Paris to fit your city break dates by emailing [email protected]

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