The Gastronomic Heart of France

From £975
5-10 June

6 days 5 nights

A wonderful early summer tour to the most fascinating and French parts of gastronomic France, the Périgord and the Dordogne.

Itinerary includes:

  • Condor fast ferry to St Malo. Coach transfer to Le Cap Horn restaurant for lunch at the five star, Hôtel Des Thermes on the sea front and on to the four star, Westotel at La Chapelle-sur-Erdre with overnight stay.
  • Dinner cruise on the beautiful river Erdre on the Bateaux Nantais with fabulous views of wildlife and riverside mansions.
  • Visiting Oradour-sur-Glane, the tragic village, preserved by General de Gaulle as a monument to its population, murdered by the SS in 1944, now stands empty as it was left over 74 years ago.
  • Depart for Périgueux, capital of the gastronomic heart of France. Check in at the four star, Mercure hotel with dinner. Free time to explore the old town.
  • Morning coach transfer to the spectacular cliffside Village of Rocamadour, a medieval pilgrimage destination of the Black Virgin with its castle and abbey which presents extraordinary views across the valley. Guided tour of this unique settlement.
  • Afternoon falconry display at the Rocher des Aigles Arena featuring eagles, falcons, kestrels and vultures in an exciting display.
  • Return to Périgueux for a gastronomic dinner at the “Hercule Poirot”.
  • Morning visit to the the old walled medieval city of Sarlat. Guided tour of this charming town with its amazing food market of local specialities.
  • Afternoon visit to the recreated prehistoric caves of Lascaux with its amazing paintings of bulls and other animals.
  • Dinner in the famous “Le Clos St Front” restaurant in Périgueux.
  • Morning visit to the charming wine town of Bergerac with wine tasting at the famous vineyards of the Chateau de Monbazillac. Afternoon drive to the ancient city of Poitiers with overnight stay. Free evening.
  • Morning departure for Le Vieux Moulin restaurant at Hede for lunch and onward to St Malo.

£975 per person
Single Supplement: £185.

Guernsey: £1,095pp
Single Supplement: £305.
With 2 additional nights in Jersey on the 4th and 11th June.

To Book Now

Call reservations on 01534 619633

To Book Now

Call reservations on 01534 619633

Please email us on info@gotours.je