In between the Auvergne in the North, the Pyrenees in the South, the
Ardeche in the East and the Atlantic Ocean in the West flows the Dordogne.
This river has since long attracted tourists from all over the world.
Most famous are Medieval Sarlat , a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE (in the
heart of 'Périgord Noir'), the Gouffre du Padirac, the Caves of Lascaux
and Rocamadour, a Renaissance style village built against the cliff.
In Sarlat you will enjoy the markets on Saturday and Wednesday and its
galeries and shopping centre in the old city.
Visit the cave of Lascaux and come back to the Dordogne valley. Through
the valley you'll bike to Rocamadour and the Gorges de l'Ouysse.
You'll have enough time to visit beautiful medieval villages like Souillac,
Sarlat, Les Eyzies de Tayac and Rocamadour.
Starting day: every day. Day cycling distances: 35 - 50 km or more if you
Start in Souillac at 4 hours travelling by train from Paris.
In Souillac you can leave your car in a secure parking of the hotel at
€ 7,- per night.
The nearest airport from UK to these walking tours is Brive (Ryanair).
Toulouse from other countries.
Transfer to first hotel in Souillac is not included.
From London take TGV to Paris and train to Souillac or fly in to
Train Toulouse-Souillac direct connection of almost 2 hours.
From North America best is to fly into Paris or to Toulouse.
Bus and train connection from Toulouse to Souillac.
By train from Paris Austerlitz: leave at 7:09h, 9:09h; 9:39h or
Arrival in Souillac after 4h30min.
From Souillac back to Paris: leave at 07:05 or 09:03 or 13:10.
Arrival in Paris after 4h30min.
Charles de Gaulle
Change at Gare du Nord
M5 (Metro line 5)
At Gare du Nord you walk in 3 minutes to Metro line 5, direction
Place d'Italie (Metro every 5 minutes or less).
14 minutes ride to Gare d'Austerlitz.
Walk 3 minutes to Train station Gare d'Austerlitz
total 20 minutes from Gare du Nord
BRIVE LA GAILLARDE
BRIVE LA GAILLARDE
Train TER 70167
You can start your walk in Rocamadour if you want.