History Excursion Holiday in the The Dordogne with private guide

based at Les Charmes de Carlucet, near Sarlat-la-Canéda

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Overview of the history excursions

Day 1

You will enjoy a guided tour of the beautiful medieval bastille towns of Sarlat and Domme and learn about their fascinating history.

You will also visit Castelnaud la Chapelle Chateau perched in a spectacular position high above the Dordogne valley below. Dinner will be served at Les Charmes.

Day 2

Visit the “Plus Beaux village” of Beynac. Nestled into the rocks along the side of the Dordogne river. The location for the Film “Chocolate”, followed by a guided boat trip along the Dordogne in a traditional “Gabarres” barge.

Followed by lunch in a highly recommended restaurant in the nearby village of Siorac.

After lunch you will visit the beautiful chateau and former home of Josephine Baker, Chateaux Milandes. Followed by a visit to the plus beaux village of La Roque Gageac.

Free evening to explore the restaurants in the local area.

Day 3

Visit the historic and beautiful “Plus beaux village of Saint Amand de Coly”, a guided tour around the caves of Lascaux with the world famous cave paintings by Cro Magnon man.

Following lunch in a highly recommended restaurant in Montignac, you will discover the outstanding troglodyte village and Chateau of Commerque. Dinner at Les Charmes.

Day 4

Follow a short picturesque guided walk along the Vezere from Sergeac to the beautiful village of Saint Leon sur Vezere.

Following a tour of Saint Leon sur Vezere, enjoy lunch in the village. Then you will discover the incredible pre historic settlement of La Madeleine.

Returning to les Charmes through the Village of Les Eyzies, the center of pre history in France and the site where the first remains of pre historic man were found.

Dinner prepared and served at Les Charmes by our fine dining chef Henri Florance.

Day 5

Discover the ancient hill top town of Rocamadour. The second most important town in France to be visited on the trail of the pilgrims.

Following lunch in Rocamadour, you will enjoy a guided tour through the 3 “plus beaux villages in the Lot Dordogne valley, Autoire, Loubressac, Carennac before returning to Les Charmes and a free evening to discover the wonderful local restaurants.

Included in the price

  • 6 nights accommodation at Les Charmes de Carlucet
  • 5 days of guided tours in English with our experienced, informative and fun guide, Sylvain
  • 3 Evening dinners at Les Charmes and 5 breakfasts
  • 1 fine dining experience at Les Charmes with our talented and creative French chef Henri. House wine included
  • Transport to and from all excursions

Not included in the price

  • Entrance fee for sights on excursions
  • Lunch in restaurants during sight seeing excursions
  • Transport to and from airports
  • 2 Evening meals in local restaurants of your choice

History excursion holiday dates

  • Sun, Oct 14, 2018 7:00pm Dinner to Sat, Oct 20, 2018 10:00am

  Detailed itinerary

Price for History excursion holiday

Accommodation for 1 or 2 people (includes breakfast) 6 nights 714 €
Dinner per person (25€) 3 75 €
Chef fining dining per person 1 50 €
Transport week 200 €
TOTAL per person 1039 €
Accommodation for 1 or 2 people (includes breakfast) 6 nights 630 €
Dinner per person (25€) 3 75 €
Chef fining dining per person 1 50 €
Transport per person week 200 €
TOTAL per person 955 €
Accommodation for 1 or 2 people (includes breakfast) 6 nights 570 €
Dinner per person (25€) 3 75 €
Chef fining dining per person 1 50 €
Transport week 200 €
TOTAL per person 895 €
Accommodation for 1 room - 1 or 2 people (includes breakfast) 6 nights 480 €
Dinner per person (25€) 3 75 €
Chef fining dining per person 1 50 €
Transport week 200 €
TOTAL per person 805 €

Costs are per person per week: 6 nights accommodation, 5 days of excursions.

Please note that accommodation and breakfast prices are the same if there are 1 person in a room or 2 people sharing.
All other costs shown are per person.