7 days in Dordogne Itinerary

7 days in Dordogne Itinerary

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7 days in Dordogne Itinerary

Start: Bordeaux
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Bergerac
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Brantome
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Bordeaux

2
nights
Bergerac

Bergerac ©
Bergerac is a commune and a sub-prefecture of the Dordogne department in southwestern France.EconomyThe region is primarily known for wine and tobacco. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for gifts at Inter Caves Bergerac and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): get outside with Parc En Ciel, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at L'Abbaye de Saint-Avit-Senieur, and then examine the collection at Moulin de la Rouzique.

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Bordeaux to Bergerac is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. May in Bergerac sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brantome.

Things to do in Bergerac

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Parc En Ciel, Golf des Vigiers, L'Abbaye de Saint-Avit-Senieur, Moulin de la Rouzique
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Eglise Notre-Dame ©
Eglise Notre-Dame
L'Abbaye de Saint-Avit-Senieur ©
L'Abbaye de Saint-Avit-Senieur
Moulin de la Rouzique ©
Moulin de la Rouzique

2
nights
Brantome

Brantome ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): do a tasting at Julien de Savignac. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Halles, delve into the distant past at Chateau de Villebois-Lavalette, admire the striking features of Chateau de la Mercerie, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Jacques, and finally stop by Friday Market.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brantome travel site .

Traveling by car from Bergerac to Brantome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Brantome

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Villebois-Lavalette, Chateau de la Mercerie, Chateau de Chalais, Friday Market, Les Jardins du Coq
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Chateau de la Mercerie ©
Chateau de la Mercerie
Chateau de Villebois-Lavalette ©
Chateau de Villebois-Lavalette
Eglise Saint-Jacques ©
Eglise Saint-Jacques

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musee du Machinisme Agricole et Automobile, explore the ancient world of Ville de Martel, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Pierre. On the next day, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then Head underground at Grotte du Grand Roc, and then get to know the resident critters at Reserve Zoologique de Calviac.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sarlat-la-Caneda itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brantome to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Sarlat-la-Caneda can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Musee du Machinisme Agricole et Automobile, Ville de Martel, Eglise Saint Pierre, Reserve Zoologique de Calviac
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Eglise Saint Pierre ©
Eglise Saint Pierre
Ville de Martel ©
Ville de Martel

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