A self-driven tour in Bordeaux and Dordogne, Comfortable SUV automatic car, Suggestions, Guided walking tour in Bordeaux, Grand cru tour and wine tasting in Saint Emilion, Lunch at a local duck farm and Foie Gras producer, Entrance fee for the Chateau de Beynac and the Paleolithic Lascaux caves, three nights in a 4* hotel in Bordeaux and three nights in a 4* hotel in Sarlat la Caneda - with breakfasts.
Day 1: Arrival in Bordeaux
A car for 7-days to be picked-up at the rental agency in Bordeaux
Hit the french roads in a comfortable automatic Nissan SUV (or similar) - with GPS included.
Welcome to Bordeaux!
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bordeaux, a city renowned for so many good things, has been described as “an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble” and classified as “A City of Art and History”...And last but not least, the wine capital of the world!
Check in at the Hotel Majestic**** in Bordeaux for three nights - with breakfasts and parking.
Day 2: A day at your leisure to enjoy Bordeaux
A guided Walking tour in Bordeaux
Enjoy your day with a walking tour of the city. We suggest you visit Place de la Bourse, Cathédrale Saint-André, La Cité du vin, Museum of Aquitaine... You'll love it !
Day 3: Day at leisure to discover Saint Emilion
Discover Saint Emilion with the Underground Church, Les Cordeliers, La tour du Roy, and tasting rooms - don't miss it!
Grand cru tour and wine tasting in Saint Emilion
Day 4: Lovely drive to Sarlat la Caneda
Check out after breakfast and departure to Sarlat la Caneda.
Welcome to Sarlat la Caneda!
A paradise for food lovers, a thrill for history buffs, and a godsend for lazy travellers who want it all in one place... Sarlat will cajole you discover its treasures! There are just so many things to do and goodies to eat.
Listed as a 'Town of Art and History', Sarlat's charming medieval streets and picturesque squares attract thousands of people every year in search of a slice of the sweet life in the Dordogne Valley.
Check in at the Hotel Plaza Madeleine**** for three nights - with breakfasts and parking.
Day 5: Have you ever had really amazing Foie Gras?
Lunch at a local duck farm and Foie Gras producer
Discover the pride of Dordogne at a local farm near Sarlat: Foie Gras and Magret - another "must-try"!
Visit of Chateau de Beynac
Follow in the footsteps of Richard the Lionheart and Alienor of Aquitaine! This 7th century fortress, one of the most authentic and well-preserved in the region, offers its visitors a magnificent view of five different castles from the heights of its medieval keep.
Day 6: Discover and enjoy Sarlat with a leisure day
The local market in Sarlat...Prepare to be blown away by the local products! The strawberries, the chestnuts, the black truffle, and of course the local cheeses and wines of the Dordogne. Then there's the foie gras, magret, confit and other rillettes... You'll absolutely love it!
Gouffre de Padirac...At 103 meters underground (320 ft), legends and a natural paradise intertwine to make the Gouffre de Padirac a most unusual place to visit.
Rocamadour...The nearly vertical medieval city of Rocamadour dominates the canyon of the Alzou, it is a wonder of balance and superb ancient engineering!
Visit of the Paleolithic Lascaux Caves
The discovery of the monumental Lascaux cave in 1940 brought with it a new era of our understanding of both prehistoric art and human origins. Today, the cave continues to feed our collective imagination and to profoundly move new generations of visitors from around the world.
Day 7: Check out and drive back to Bordeaux
Check out after breakfast.
Departure and drop off the car at Car rental agency in Bordeaux Saint Jean train station.
Bordeaux: Hotel Majestic**** in Bordeaux for thee nights
The Hotel Majestic welcomes you into an 18th Century building located right between the Grand Theatre and the Place des Quinconces.
Dordogne: Hotel Plaza Madeleine**** in Sarlat la Caneda for 3 nights
The hotel is located in the heart of Sarlat with direct access to the medieval city, its market and entertainment venues. With contemporary, opulent decor, a relaxed atmosphere and quality service, the PLAZA MADELEINE is also recognized in the prestigious National Guidebooks. For your enjoyment the PLAZA MADELEINE now has a new heated pool and Wellness Center, aligning it with the great comfort hotels that offer much more than just a clean place to sleep.
This package includes
Please note that this package is based on a double occupancy room
- Three nights in a 4* hotel in Bordeaux - breakfasts and parking included
- Three nights in a 4* hotel in Sarlat la Caneda - breakfasts and parking included
- Comfortable automatic SUV - with GPS
- A guided walking-tour in Bordeaux
- The Grand cru tour and wine tasting in Saint Emilion
- Lunch at a local duck farm and Foie Gras producer
- Entrance fees for Chateau de Beynac and Paleolithic Lascaux caves
This package does not include
- Other meals and drinks
- Personal expenses
- Other visits not listed
- Guide appreciation gratuity
- Providers are subject to change according to their availability at the time of reservation. Should this arise, we will offer a parallel alternative at the same high standard.