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Luxury hotel B&B hiking package in Dordogne valley
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Luxury walk in Dordogne valley & Quercy.


Luxury package (*** hotels). Dinners and lunches are not included, so you can choose your own menus.

  • 5, 6, 7 or 8 days walking holiday in Dordogne valley with bags transfer.If you want a rest day or staying an extra night in one of the hotels of the trip you can book extra nights in any of the hotels.

  • Short distances: 15, 11, 18, 16, 19 (or less with a transfer), 15 km in the 8 days, 7 nights, 6 days walking trip. Light walks: elevation gains of max 130m per day.

  • The walk takes parts of some PR's (Petite Randonnées), the GR46, the GR652 and the GR6.

  • Starting day: every day.
    At 4 hours travelling by train from Paris.


RocamadourYou can book extra nights (B&B) in any of the hotels of your trip: either for a rest day or for an extra walking stage (with map and guidebook).
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. Famous are the Gouffre du Padirac, the Caves of Lascaux and Rocamadour, an Italian Renaissance style village built against the cliff.

Diverse and light walk, where you'll find the path of the river Dordogne in the Quercy in Lot department alternated with the Causse du Quercy, a smooth and rough limestone plateau with open landscapes on the causse. Along the many walnut orchards in the Dordogne valley you have a quiet walk to Carennac an old Medieval town with beautiful centre. 
After your stay in Rocamadour, the second pilgrimage site of France, you walk down again to the Dordogne valley by the beautiful small canyon of the Gorges de l'Ouysse.


Different attractions like the old train at Martel and Souillac it self with its old medieval town. After or before this walking tour you should go and see the Gouffre de Padirac and the Caves of Lascaux nearby.


Carennac
  • Travel information.

  • In Souillac you can leave your car in a secure parking of the hotel at € 7,- per night. If you start in Meyronne, you can leave your car in front of the hotel.

  • Dordogne Valley: pictures of the area.

  • Starting day: every day. Day distances: 12-19 km.Walks 90% on paths and unpaved tracks.

  • Daily elevation gains of 80m maximum.

  • This tour can also be done cycling: Short distances of maximum 25 miles.

  • A stay in Château de la Treyne (****) near Souillac or Lacave can be included on demand.





H37-luxury   All details luxury package,  click in left column.
Two more packages of this cycling trip in Dordogne valley and Quercy available:

H37-plus

 

Dordogne valley & Quercy, light, plus package ** and *** hotels

H37-superior

 

Dordogne valley & Quercy, light, superior package  *** and ** hotels


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H37  Luxury  packages  Bags transfers included in basic rate. Basic rate: in  €  p.p. double room, sharing.
2020 B&B Dinners Lunches Basic rate
p.p.
Supplement
July-Aug.
p.p.
Supplement
single room
 6 days  5  1  0  € 961  € 25-50  € 469
 7 days  6  2  0  € 1107  € 25-50  € 533

You can book this trip here

Extra nights B&B Dinner Lunch Basic rate
p.p.
Supplement
July-Aug.
p.p.
Supplement single room
Souillac Sant Martin ***  yes no no  € 70  € 0  € 55
Meyronne, la Terrasse  *** pool  yes no no  € 146  € 0  € 100
Rocamadour Hotel Beausite *** pool  yes no no  € 134  € 0  € 76
Château de la Treyne near Lacave **** pool  yes no no  € 189  € 0  € 163

Lunches are not included.

Solo packages: add 63% to "basic rate p.p. double sharing room" (single room suppl. included)



Discount p.p. on basic rates
for small groups and families
See terms and conditions of group discounts

Parties of  3 persons :   3 % p.p.
Parties of  4 persons :   4 % p.p.
Parties of  5 persons :   5 % p.p.
Parties of  6 persons :   6 % p.p.
Parties of  7 persons :   7 % p.p.
Parties of  8 persons :   8 % p.p.

 



H37
 6 days
H37
7 days
Hotels ** Plus  
day 1 day 1 Souillac Hotel Saint Martin ***
day 2 day 2 Meyronne, La Terrasse *** Pool
  day 3 Loubressac *** Pool
day 3 day 4 Rocamadour Hotel Beausite *** Pool
day 4 day 5 Lacave Château de la Treyne **** Pool
day 5 day 6 Souillac Hotel Saint Martin *** 
day 6 day 7 Leave after breakfast, end of the trip.


Day walks details. Click the banner of the  Lot Travel Guide, for a summary and some pictures of the region and its towns. stage
distances
Souillac -Meyronne Along the Dordogne you walk to St. Sozy "par la falaise" (under the overhanging cliffs).  You pass a prehistoric shelter/cave. 16 km
Rocamadour - Lacave Walk through the Gorges de l’Ouysse. After 9 km you can have a drink at the Moulin de Caugnaguet.The mill was built in the first half of the 14thC and was run for a long time by Cistercian monks. It has 4 pairs of millstones, which mainly ground wheat and, later on, maize as well. It worked from 1350 until 1959 and is now protected as an Historic Monument. Alongside the crystalclear water of the Ouysse you come in Lacave (cave visit). 15 km
Rocamadour -
Souillac
Walk through the Gorges de l’Ouysse.After 9 km you can have a drink at the Moulin de Caugnaguet.The mill was built in the first half of the 14thC and was run for a long time by Cistercian monks. It has 4 pairs of millstones, which mainly ground wheat and, later on, maize as well. It worked from 1350 until 1959 and is now protected as an Historic Monument. Alongside the crystalclear water of the Ouysse you come in Lacave (cave visit). Transfer to Souillac 17 km
Meyronne - Souillac A walk or canoe trip back to Souillac. We recommend a transfer back to Souillac instead of the walk or else a canoe trip to Souillac. 21km



The nearest airport from UK to these walking tours is Brives (Ryanair).
Toulouse from other countries.
Transfer to first hotel in Souillac is not included.
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 € 40,-
By train from Paris Austerlitz: leave at 7:09h, 9:09h; 9:39h or 13:56h.

Arrival in Souillac after 4h30min. Fare: 2nd class: € 62,- , 1st class € 94.- .

From Souillac back to Paris: leave at 07:05 or 09:03 or 13:10. Arrival in Paris after 4h30min.

 Charles de Gaulle 08h58 RER B leaves every
5 minutes
Change at Gare du Nord 09h25 M5 (Metro line 5) leaves every
5 minutes

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

PARIS AUSTERLITZ 10h08 train: 3631   PARIS AUSTERLITZ 13h56 train: 3631
SOUILLAC 14h56 bikes allowed   BRIVE LA GAILLARDE 17H59 bikes allowed
or   BRIVE LA GAILLARDE 18H27 Train TER 70167
PARIS AUSTERLITZ 17h33 train: 3661   Rocamadour 19h16 bikes allowed
SOUILLAC 21h356 bikes allowed   You can start your walk in Rocamadour if you want.















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