6 days in Dordogne Itinerary

6 days in Dordogne Itinerary

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6 days in Dordogne Itinerary

Start: Bouges-le-Chateau
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Villars
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Bouges-le-Chateau

1
night
Villars

Villars ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Sauveur, don't miss a visit to Peintures Murales, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de la Mercerie, and finally delve into the distant past at Chateau de Villebois-Lavalette. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Collegiale de Saint-Yrieix, steep yourself in history at Forges de Savignac-Ledrier, experience rural life at Ferme Andrevias, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de Saint Astier, and finally delve into the distant past at Abbaye de Boschaud.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Villars online itinerary planner .

Bouges-le-Chateau to Villars is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Villars

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Villebois-Lavalette, Eglise de Saint Astier, Chateau de la Mercerie, Forges de Savignac-Ledrier, Peintures Murales
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Chateau de la Mercerie ©
Chateau de la Mercerie
Chateau de Villebois-Lavalette ©
Chateau de Villebois-Lavalette
Forges de Savignac-Ledrier ©
Forges de Savignac-Ledrier

3
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Lacypierre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Leon, then make a trip to Chateau de Campagne, and finally relax in the rural setting at Ferme du Brusquand. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Robert, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye d'Aubazines, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbatiale Saint-Pierre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Pierre, and finally look for gifts at La Ferme de Vialard.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sarlat-la-Caneda trip maker site .

You can drive from Villars to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 2 hours. October in Sarlat-la-Caneda sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 44°F at night. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Abbaye d'Aubazines, Abbatiale Saint-Pierre, Chateau de Campagne, Chateau de Lacypierre, Eglise Saint-Robert
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Chateau de Campagne ©
Chateau de Campagne
Eglise Saint-Pierre ©
Eglise Saint-Pierre
Abbaye d'Aubazines ©
Abbaye d'Aubazines

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