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7 nights accommodations in traditional, country hotels
Daily full breakfast

France by Bike: Southern France 8-Days 7-Nights

Experience the vast countryside of Southern France. Bike along rivers, limestone walls, historical towns and enjoy some great French dining along the way!

Includes:

  • 7 nights accommodations in traditional, country hotels
  • Daily full breakfast
  • Luggage transfers (Luggage limited to 1 medium or 2 small bags to be transported between hotels. Excess baggage can be left at first hotel.)
  • Local contact for questions and emergenicies
  • Bicyle rental
  • Detailed route notes and maps (one set per room)
  • Access to client only area
  • See Route Map Below

    Day 1: Soulliac

    Your journey by bike through Southern France begins in the quaint old town of Souillac. Arrive and enjoy free time to explore the old quarter of town which dates back to the 11th century. Relax, get over jet-lag and enjoy the included dinner before the first day of riding tomorrow.

    Day 2: Souillac to Sarlat Distance: 19 miles

    Your bikes will be waiting for you in the morning after you enjoy a great French breakfast. Cycle on the local roads toward the Chateau de Fenelon. Stop for sightseeing and continue to the old town of Sarlat. Check in, relax and stroll the city streets and shops. Dinner is included.

    Day 3: Sarlat Distance: 20 miles

    This day is a free day or take the optional cycle ride to the town of Domme. There you will see the famous cliffs of the Dordogne. Return in the afternoon. Free time to relax. Dinner is on your own tonight to find your own quaint restaurant in town.

    Day 4: Sarlat to Les Eyzies Distance: 30 miles

    Wake to the fresh smell of baking French breads. Enjoy breakfast at leisure. Grab your bike and cycle through the vast countryside to the Chateau at Beynac. Stop for sightseeing and then continue to the 12th century town of Castelnaud. A leisurly stroll of the shops and sights then on to Cyperien and then through the Vezere Valley to Les Eyzies your base for the night. Check in, relax from the long ride, you can unpack because you will be staying in this town for two nights. Dinner tonight is included.