Region
in Dordogne
Heritage & History
Towns & Villages

Discover Dordogne’s must sees and hidden beauties in a day from Sarlat. 

How To Get There

This day tour starts from Sarlat. From Bordeaux, you may take a train or bus to Sarlat (about 1hr30). 

Dordogne is one of our favorite regions of France and we like to have our travelers see this area through our insiders’ eyes. 

 

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Duration
1 day
Price
US$ 600
Per traveler, including taxes,
based on double occupancy.

Step by step

Paris Dordogne

Sarlat & Prehistoric painted caves

  • Sarlat historic city is a great base to explore Dordogne and to start your day. 
  • You will take a short tour to Sarlat paved streets and get up the Cathedral’s tower elevator to get a unique view over the city lauze-stone roofs. If you are there on a Saturday, then you will witness the bustle of Sarlat farmers market
  • Then, your private guide will take you to a prehistoric cave and explain you about how men were drawing and painting there about 20,000 years ago.

 This is an out of time experience which will take you back to the roots of humanity.

 

prehistoric caves

  • You will savor a traditional lunch Périgourdin made of duck confit and walnut cake which are food specialties from Dordogne. 

 

The Middle-Ages Heritage in Dordogne

  • In the afternoon, you will tour a quaint village from the Middle Ages, with an impressive fortress hanging on the cliff above you.
  • It will be the occasion to learn about the Hundred Year War (which was opposing the French to the English during the Middle Ages). 
  • We also plan for you to take a gabare boat tour on the river. 

boat tour dordogne river

  • Your day will end in a magnificent garden, overlooking the Dordogne river. 

What a day!

This day tour includes:

- A Private English-Speaking Guide

- Transportation in the guide's vehicle from and to Sarlat

- Admission to a prehistoric cave

- A 3 course lunch at a local restaurant with 2 glasses of wine

- A 1hr Gabare Boat Tour on the Dordogne River

It does not include:

- Transportation to Sarlat

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Our Travelers’ Reviews

Bob
France just for you was fantastic. We provided a list of places we like to see, they customized our trips with great suggestions. They Provided Car, places to stay, a 2 book itinerary with wonderful suggestions, great Bed and Breakfast and small hotel (very romantic) , assistance when ever we accidentally called their number. We requested guides at …
Mounir from Dubai
Laura and Emilie organized a magical trip for us. Every little touch, every recommendation, every part of the trip was absolutely perfect and made our trip even more special! We definitely plan to organize more trips with them!
Jackie & Joe
Our trip to Paris, Normandy and the Lore Valley could not have been more enjoyable thanks to all the personalized attention that Emilie gave our requests! She even delivered on the perfect weather we asked for! All of the accommodations were very comfortable and the hosts were so friendly, helpful, and fluent in English. Although I am not usually a …

Our Travelers’ Photos

Shirley & Brad
from Canada
On a honeymoon in Dordogne
Andy
from the US
Enjoying a drink on a brasserie terrace in Paris
Young Nam, Albert & Myoung from the US
In the Dentelles de Montmirail, in Provence
Naomi
From the US
In Villandry gardens in the Loire Valley
Kathy & Mark
from the US
Truffle Hunting in Provence
Elizabeth
From Canada
At her B&B in Normandy
John & Becky
from the US
In the Arcachon Bassin
Patricia, Brandon, Alyssa & Anika
from Canada
in a cellar in the Loire Valley
Kathy & Steve from the US
Having dinner at the B&B in the Loire Valley
George
Enjoying a wine of glass in the B&B garden near Mont Saint Michel
Mona & Vernon
from the US
in Cassis creeks of the Mediterranean Sea
Susan & Gary
From the US
At the summit of the famous Mont Ventoux in Provence (famous as a mythical step of the Tour de France)