Local departure by coach or Door to Door service, then to the Paris area for an overnight stay.
Day 2 - Oradour-sur-Glane
We head to the Remembrance village of Oradour-sur-Glane, which has been left as untouched, since the German SS massacre of around 600 inhabitants in WW2. A stroll around the empty streets of this silent ;monument is a very moving experience. We continue to Rocamadour for a four-night stay. B,D
Day 3 - Rocamadour and Gouffre de Padirac
This morning, we enjoy time at leisure to discover the delights of medieval Rocamadour. In the afternoon, we visit Gouffre de Padirac, a spectacular cave complex within the limestone plateau of the Causse de Gramat. We descend underground by lift and later enjoy a short boat trip on the river. B,D
Please note: that this excursion may not be suitable for customers with particular health conditions. The tour takes place between 75 & 103 metres underground and is a 2km round trip, the majority of which is on foot. The walk is flat but there will be a large number of steps to negotiate.
Day 4 - The Lot Valley
Join our optional full-day excursion around the Lot Valley. We first visit Cahors, which is situated on a loop of the Lot River. The town’s long and sometimes turbulent past, is best represented in its architecture, with Gallic, Roman, Moorish and English influences. Explore the old town, with its ancient quarters and cobbled streets, and see the medieval Pont Valentre which spans the River Lot. We continue to the beautiful village of Saint-Cirq- Lapopie, with its commanding position above the Lot Valley. A member of ‘Les Plus Beaux Villages de France’, the stone and half-timbered houses tumble ove the cliff side. Head up the steep path to where the town’s château& once stood for wonderful views over the river valley. B,D
Day 5 - Sarlat and Beynac et Cazenac
Included full-day excursion, exploring more of the Dordogne. We start with a visit to Sarlat, one of the most beautiful towns in the region. Explore the maze of narrow lanes and winding medieval cobbled streets, which remain virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages. We continue to the town of Beynac, whose castle is one of the finest in France, and Beynac is a favoured haunt for artists. B,D
Day 6 - Martel
We leave Rocamadour and head to the 12th century medieval town of Martel, with its seven towers. Continue to our overnight hotel on the outskirts of Paris. B
Return home. B
Included Meals: B=Breakfast, D=Dinner
Please note: The order of itinerary may be subject to change.
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