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Landscapes of The Dordogne

Landscapes of The Dordogne

Tue 25 Sep 2018: A 9 Day Escorted Coach Holiday to the Dordogne, France with Door to Door Pick Up with Johnsons Coaches

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The Dordogne is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt regions of France, where a plethora of magnificent landscapes awaits you: massive cliffs, meandering rivers lined with honey-coloured medieval villages.

 

Your Holiday Includes

 

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • Return ferry crossing from Dover/Calais

  • 8 nights half board

  • Entrance to Oradour-sur-Glane

  • Guided tour of Périgueux

  • Wine tasting at Monbazillac

  • Guided excursions of Sarlat la Canéda/

  • Rocamadour & Beynac/La Roque Gageac

  • Dordogne River cruise & ‘little train’ ride to Domme

 

Not included:

All lunches

 

 

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Day 1

We cross the channel to France then on to the Novotel Chartres for our overnight stay.

Day 2

Heading south, we call at the 'ghost' town of Oradour-sur-Glane, which has been left untouched as a forever silent monument, since 1944 when the Nazis executed over 600 inhabitants and set fire to the town. Stroll the empty streets, see the old burnt out cars, visit the museum and watch the 12-minute film - a very thought-provoking experience. We continue in the afternoon to Le Bugue for 6-nights.

Day 3

We drive to the beautiful old Roman city of Périgueux, capital of the region. Enjoy a guided walking tour of this beautiful town with its wonderful architecture and wealth of historic sites. The afternoon is free for individual pursuits.

Day 4

We enjoy an extended half-day excursion to Chateau de Monbazillac. Situated at the heart of the prestigious Monbazillac Vineyards, we enjoy a guided tour and wine tasting.

Day 5

A day to relax and unwind in Le Bugue.

Day 6

A full days guided excursion, first to Sarlat-la-Canéda, where we explore the maze of narrow lanes and winding medieval cobble stone streets. We then proceed to Rocamadour, a town built on narrow ledges above an almost sheer cliff.

Day 7

We meet our local guide in Beynac before enjoying a cruise on a sailing barge to discover ten centuries of the Dordogne Valley and its fabulous history. We continue to La Roque Gageac, where you can discover the exotic gardens of this spectacular cliffside village before taking a trip on the "little train" up to the 13th century village of Domme to enjoy lovely panoramic views of the river as it winds its way through the beautiful valley.

Day 8

We depart Le Bugue and travel to the Novotel Chartres to our overnight hotel.

Day 9

We return to Calais where we board our ferry to Dover, arriving home during the evening.

Your Hotel

 

3* Hotel Royal Vezere, Le Bugue

A charming 3-Star hotel which overlooks the river in the centre of Le Bugue.

 

Mobility Grade: 4 – Location has some slopes and steps. Hotel is fairly level with a lift.

 

Hotel Facilities: 

 

  • Restaurant

  • Bar

  • Rooftop outdoor swimming pool

  • Terrace   

  • En Suite Bedrooms 

  • TV

  • Hospitality Tray 

  • Hairdryer 

  • Lift

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price

 

9 Day Tour

Tue 25 Sep – Wed 3 Oct 2018

£1195

 

Tour Departs By: 5.30am

Returns By: 9.00pm

Times are approximate

 

Supplements

 

Single Room: £200

Holiday Insurance: £55

 

Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain and Europe

 

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Henley-in-Arden Park&Ride Park & Ride at Johnsons Depot
Liveridge House, Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden

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