Region
in Bordeaux & Dordogne
Heritage & History
Gourmet Food

The Bordeaux area and Dordogne are 2 very rich regions in terms of heritage . . . and of course gastronomy & wine.

From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance (and even prehistoric times), you will find what you like here!

Includes

9 nights in premium B&Bs that we personally selected for you
A rental car with automatic transmission & full insurance coverage, for 10 days
A «Table d’Hôtes» home-cooked dinner, with your Hosts and other travelers
The assurance that you can contact us at any time, for any reason, while you're in France
A guidebook made for you and all road maps with recommended itineraries, activities & visits
FJFY App all your trip, contacts, GPS destinations, weather… in your smartphone
5.0
Chuck
Emilie was a great help in planning our trip and the accommodations and recommendations were excellent and well thought out. Unless you speak French and know the countryside, this …
Duration
10 days
Price
US$ 3 420
Per traveler, including taxes,
based on double occupancy.

Your accommodations

Pictures of the specially selected accommodations

Step by step

Paris Dordogne Bordeaux

The Bordeaux area

  • Start your journey in the Bordeaux area for 4 nights, in the Médoc wine region - in a house surrounded by the vineyards. Your lovely hosts are passionate about wine and will invite you to a delicious dinner . . . with some local wines of course !
  • Built along the banks of the Garonne river, the opulent merchants' homes are very specific to the city of Bordeaux. The rise of colonial trade together with the growth of the wine industry contributed to the amazing expansion of the Gironde region during the 18th century. 
  • We plan for you to explore Bordeaux's old town following a local food guide who will take you to many different food & wine places - delicious !
  • You will find everything here: from villages nestled into the Medoc or St Emilion vineyards, to the bustling night life in Bordeaux. Also, bear in mind that Bordeaux's Sainte Catherine Street is the longest shopping street in Europe!
  • Very near Saint Emilion, we have planned a private tour of a famous wine estate: after visiting the estate from the vineyards to the cellars, learning about the different grape varieties and wine-making process, you will enjoy a lunch together with a tasting of 3 different wines. 
 
Paris Dordogne Bordeaux

Dordogne

 

  • Continue your sightseeing expedition to the Dordogne . In Black Perigord, you will stay in a restored stone house for 5 nights, nestled between the woods and the Dordogne river, perfectly located to explore the area. 
  • Your lovely hostess will open her home to you - which is filled with personal touches (artwork, books, photographies).
  • Dordogne is famous for prehistoric caves like Lascaux, but we have booked for you a much more intimate visit, to a 20,000 old cave. If you are interested in history or if you are a JM Auel reader, this is a must! Visit the old city of Sarlat and feel the buzz of activity on market days. 
  • We'll tell you where to find the most typical goat cheese ever - and if you like outdoor activities, you'll be in paradise.
  • We also plan for you to spend a memorable time looking for truffles with a passionate professional and his truffle hound.

This is a trip you will remember forever!

Activities included

wine tasting st emilion

Tour a St Emilion Winery

Visit a wine estate near St Emilion with a private English speaking guide. After the tour, you will enjoy a picnic lunch together with a tasting of different wines from the estate.

bordeaux food tour

Bordeaux Food Tour

Stroll Bordeaux old town, stopping at many different food and wine shops to get a nice overview of the Bordeaux region gastronomy. A very pleasant walking tour !

truffle hound

Truffle Hunt

In Dordogne, spend a memorable time looking for truffles with a passionate professional and his truffle hound.

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Our Travelers’ Reviews

Sandra
We are a group of Wine Aficionados and we recently traveled to Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, and Paris and were very impressed with this service. It took us quite some time to formalize (and agree) what we wanted in terms of places and wineries we wanted to visit, but in the end "France Just for You" came through with excellent organization and …
Judy
I can echo everything that has been said in the previous three reviews. The personalization of this entire trip was incredible and Emilie communicated quickly and completely, both in the planning of the trip and after we were in France. My husband and I were spending four weeks in France in celebration of our 50th anniversary. We were a little …
Roger
The planning and coordination of our holiday was quite awesome and far exceeded all of our expectations and indeed our imagination. The 300 odd page personalised guide book with maps, times and distances, restaurants on route and at our destinations, recommended places to visit on route and the accomodation itself and hosts at each location were …

Our Travelers’ Photos

Kelsey
from the US
With her hosts at the B&B in the Loire Valley
Trea & Anna
From the US
In a little town in Provence
Mike & Lynda
from the US
Wine Tasting in Bordeaux
Teresa & Jim
From Australia
In the Basque Country
Patty
from the US
In Villeneuve les Avignon, Provence
Tonia & Peter
from Canada
on the Pyla sandbar near Bordeaux
Judy & Rich
from the US
in Giverny, Normandy
Jill, Wayne & Varenne (the dog)
from the US
Enjoying Mont Saint Michel away from the crowds, Normandy
Steffi & Jeff
in Chenonceau castle....romantic !
Beth, Moira & Ron from USA
Enjoying a Wine Tasting in Burgundy
Kathy & Bill
From the US
Biking in Burgundy for a day - near Chateau de la Rochepot
Alan & Lucelle
From South Africa
In Mont Saint Michel at the border between Brittany & Normandy