Explore the upper Dordogne Valley

  • Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Meyssac / Loubressac
  • Distance 79 km / 49 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
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  • Availability
    April - October
  • Price From $1,360

Overview

Delight in exploring the best of rural France in the Dordogne Valley, a place full of amazing landscapes, delicious food, wine and magical and unexplored villages. Each path will take you on an unforgettable journey, especially to the most beautiful villages of France “Les Plus Beaux Villages”.

Each route in the Dordogne will be full of contrasts where you'll find everything from hilltop castles to wooded trails. Immerse yourself in the local traditions and customs of this region. Also, don't miss the famous Dordogne truffles and foie gras, so make sure you take enough time to enjoy every meal on this dream trip.

  • Taste the exquisite local wines and delicious French food.
  • Be captivated by the towering and spectacular villages at the top of the hill.
  • Be amazed by the stunning River Dordogne.
  • Visit some of the most beautiful villages in France.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfasts
    • Evening meals on days 1, 3, 5, 6 and 7
    • Baggage transfer service
    • Full route itinerary with map
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Excluded

    • Unspecified transfers
    • Unspecified meals
    • Tourist taxes

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Private transfers
    • Additional nights during the tour

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    To get to your first accommodation in Meyssac, you must take a train to Brive-la-Gaillard Station. Afterwards, you can take a taxi to your hotel at an approximate cost of 45 euros.

    Brive-la-Gaillard Airport is the closest, although the range of airlines is limited, so Paris Airport is also an option. You can also get to Toulouse Airport, which has more low-cost airlines. From these two airports you will have various train options to get to Brive-la-Gaillard.

    To return, you can get by taxi to Brive-la-Gaillard Airport and take the flight to your place of origin.

    Another option is to take a taxi to the train station in Puybruns, which is 15 minutes from Loubressac, and then a train to Brive-la-Gaillarde.

    FAQs

    We suggest you make the reservation as soon as possible as soon as you have decided the dates of your holiday, as this is a highly sought after destination, especially in the months of May, June, August and September.

    This route has a low to medium level of difficulty. You will have long routes and some with considerable ascents and descents. It is best that you are a regular walker or that you are in good physical condition to make this trip.

    You'll need good waterproof support boots, light walking clothes, jacket and waterproof pants.

    The best time to travel and enjoy your holiday to the fullest in the upper Dordogne is between the months of June and September, as the weather for walking is very pleasant.

    The nearest airport is Brive-la-Gaillard, however, Toulouse is also a good choice and receives more low-cost airlines. Another option is to get to Paris and take a train to Brive.

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).

    If you can't continue your tour through any of the stages, local transportation is the best option to get to your accommodation.

    Some of the paths are not very well signposted, but we provide you with good details for all the routes, and maps so you can easily follow them.