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Classic Dordogne trip

Classic Dordogne

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  • 8-day superior: 7 nights hotel accommodation (including breakfast); 4 evening meals
  • 8-day standard: 7 nights hotel accommodation (including breakfast); 3 evening meals
  • 5-day superior: 4 nights hotel accommodation (including breakfast); 4 evening meals
  • 5-day standard: 4 nights hotel accommodation (including breakfast); 2 evening meals

 

  • Support of an ATG Route Manager who will meet you at the start of your holiday for a briefing, move your luggage along the route, book restaurants for you, help you with any travel arrangements and be contactable at any time during your holiday.
  • Route booklet with detailed maps and easy-to-follow instructions, GPS coordinates, town maps, historical and background notes and comprehensive general information
  • Pre-trip information including travel advice, practical information relating to your trip and what-to-bring checklists

 

What’s NOT included?

  • Lunches: the route books provide information as to where you can purchase picnic supplies and/or bars and restaurants on the route.
  • Evening meals: for evenings when a meal at your hotel is not included, the route book has restaurant suggestions to suit a variety of budgets, and the Route Manager will be pleased to book restaurants on your behalf.
  • Transport to/from the start/end of the route.
  • Entrance fees to museums, churches etc.
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The recommended airports for this tour are Bergerac, Brive-la-Vallée and Bordeaux. From both Bergerac and Bordeaux there are direct trains to Sarlat (from Bergerac 1.5 hours, ~€13; from Bordeaux 3 hours, ~€27). From Brive-la-Vallée airport you can take a taxi to Souillac (20mins), then onward connecting bus to Sarlat (40mins, ~€10). An onward taxi to Domme (5-day route) takes 20 minutes (~€25). Public transport options off the main lines are infrequent, therefore we recommend taking a taxi from the airport or main line station. Approximate taxi prices to Sarlat/Domme: From Bergerac €130; from Brive-la-Vallee €120; from Bordeaux €330. Prices may be significantly higher on Sundays and public holidays. Taxis can be booked via the ATG office. For more detailed travel information see the Frequently Asked Questions below the itinerary.

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We calculate your fitness level on a scale from 1-5

Each of our trips is graded according to terrain and length of walking/cycling routes. Your fitness level will give an indication of which grade of walk might suit you.

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Each of our trips is graded according to terrain and length of walking/cycling routes, providing an indication of which grade of trip might suit you.

Fitness Legend

Grade 1

Gentle terrain, walking/cycling along good paths, tracks and quiet lanes, with a few short, usually gentle, ascents and/or descents.

Grade 2

Walking/cycling along well-established paths and tracks. Occasional loose (gravel) surfaces, and open meadows. Ascents and/or descents up to 1 hour.

Grade 3

Walking/cycling along a variety of paths, some stony in places, with ascents and/or descents of 1-2 hours.

Grade 4

Walking/cycling along a variety of paths and surfaces, occasionally challenging, with ascents and/or descents of 2-3 hours.

Grade 5

Challenging walking/cycling with a variety of terrain, some long days, and/or long ascents and/or descents.

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