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Hotel de Bordeaux
The Hotel de Bordeaux is close to the historical centre of Bergerac. A warm welcome awaits and the hotel bedrooms are comfortable and will ensure a pleasant stay. Relax in the cool of the shady garden or enjoy a dip in the outdoor pool.
Bergerac Boat Trip
Enjoy a relaxing boat trip to Bergerac, with the opportunity to admire this beautiful part of the Dordogne department's stunning scenery. Find out more about this famous destination, as well as learning more about Bergerac's fascinating history during our excursion.
En Route: Oradour-sur-Glane and Limoges
Travel with us via the French towns of Oradour-sur-Glane and Limoges. Oradour-sur-Glane is perhaps best known for the events of 10 June 1944 during World War II, in which the entire village was destroyed by German troops. Today, the village's museum, the Centre de la Mémoire, commemorates the events, and the reconstructed new town overlooks the ruins of the village.
In Limoges, we'll find a beautiful French town famous for its known for its enamels, porcelain and oak barrels used in Cognac and Bordeaux wine production.
Full Day: Bordeaux
We explore Bordeaux, the port city set on the River Geronne, with its exceptional architecture. This city is famous for its winemaking, and while we’re there we’ll get learn more about how this has evolved over time.
The city of Bordeaux itself is filled with excellent attractions and surroundings, including Porte Cailhau, the Column of the Girondins, the church of St Pierre, the Church of the Holy Cross, and Place de la Bourse, as well as much more. We’ll be able to visit some of these sights for ourselves while at leisure in the city.
Full Day: Scenic Dordogne Valley
A scenic drive along the meandering River Dordogne takes us to Sarlat, with its charming winding streets and pretty honey-coloured buildings. As we travel along the Dordogne, we’ll take in the stunning views and will enjoy the lovely vistas over the river and the surrounding countryside, which is filled with lush green forests and fields.
Once in Sarlat, we’ll be able to enjoy all this quaint town has to offer, including its medieval architecture and the Sarlat Cathedral, parts of which dates from the 9th century. We’ll be able to explore the town and can go shopping to buy souvenirs of our visit.
Half Day: Brantome
This peaceful town is set on an island in the River Dronne, with pretty riverside gardens and attractive architecture. The island town is known for its lovely position and delightful surroundings, and when we visit we’ll get to spend time wandering through the streets and admiring the landscape.
Cite du Vin Wine Museum and Wine Tasting
Enjoy a unique experience at the Cite du Vin wine museum in Bordeaux. This excellent museum boasts an unusual architectural design, and, inside, we'll find a fascinating exhibition taking us through the history of wine. Learn about its heritage, along with its cultural importance. Afterwards, join us for a fantastic wine tasting.
Full Day: Bastide Villages
The fortified new towns and villages that were created under Raymond VII of Toulouse’s rule in order to replace those that had been destroyed in Albigensian Crusade are excellent examples of architecture from this time. We’ll visit some of these striking villages during this optional excursion.
Half Day: Brantome Chateau and wine tasting
A wide number of chateaus are located in and around Brantome, all featuring stunning French architecture that is iconic in this part of the country. During this excellent excursion, we’ll visit one of these chateaus and will also get to enjoy a wine-tasting experience.