• SELF-GUIDED
  • 8 DAYS
  • Moderate
PRICE FROM $ 1,415 per person
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT $ 450 per person

OVERVIEW

Walk Southwest of France in the famous Perigord noir area around Sarlat. Enjoy the stunning natural beauty and rich heritage of the Dordogne &  Vézère valley.

Walk along rivers, through chestnut forests and walnut orchards, and via fairytale castles from the Middle Ages and the renaissance period. Enjoy immersing yourself in the most beautiful villages in France and discover pre-historic sites with cave drawings. In the evening mingle with locals in the colourful Sarlat market. Savour the local cuisine of the region: foie gras, confits, truffles, and strawberries accompanied with a glass of Bergerac wine among other things.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The beautiful Dordogne River and the finest Dordogne scenery
  • Visit the picturesque hilltop village of the Domme
  • Walk via what are ranked by the French themselves as some of the most beautiful villages in France
  • Enjoy the pre-historic sites & chateaux lining the banks of the Dordogne
  • Discover the great diversity of prehistoric sites at Les Eyzies, Lascaux, and Roque St Christophe in the UNESCO classified  Vézère valley
  • Choice of an easy or moderate hike each day

AT A GLANCE

TRIP LENGTH
8 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate
PRICE FROM
$ 1415 per person twin/double share
SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 450 per person

ITINERARY

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 7 nights accommodation with private facilities, in handpicked 3-star hotels or 4-star upgrades
  • 7 breakfasts
  • All transport on and off the track incl luggage transfers
  • Our comprehensive set of notes, detailed walking itineraries, integrated maps and insider tips (where to get the freshest baguettes, where to taste olive oil or wine)
  • Beautiful Dordogne and some of the most beautiful French villages in France

ACCOMMODATION & DINING DESKTOP

All the accommodations have been handpicked to reflect the character and history of the region. From elegant guesthouses, and small charming hotels to 19th Century family homes you can be assured that wherever you stay you will be warmly welcomed. The accommodations are 3-star with an emphasis on location and the ambience of the region. There is a choice of upgrading to 4-star accommodation if you wish.

We will endeavour to book all the accommodation listed below, but in the off chance we can’t, we will substitute something of equal quality.

4 Star Accommodation mostly displayed.

GENERAL INFO

AVAILABILITY

This walk is available from the 1st of March to November 15th.

HOW TO GET TO THE START AND FROM THE END OF THE WALK

The walk starts and ends in Sarlat. You will need to get yourself to and from the start and end of your walk. i.e. you will need to organise your travel to the start of the trip in Sarlat. To make it easy we have collated some useful information that will assist you in making arrangements for your travel.

Train: From Paris with TGV High-speed train Paris or from Bordeaux and then Bordeaux to Sarlat or with a direct train also from Paris. Or from Bordeaux airport by train from Bordeaux to Sarlat. Please see websites below for more information.

Trainline.com: https://www.thetrainline.com/en/train-times
TGV: https://en.oui.sncf/en/tgv

Plane: One of the easiest options would be to fly into Bordeaux and then catch the train from there to Sarlat. There are many airlines that fly from Paris to Bordeaux. Below are possible websites that provide a number of different carriers to choose from.

https://www.kayak.com/flights
www.google.com/flights

WALKING

What’s important is to optimise your time whilst you are in the region. We transfer you on some days to avoid out-and-back walks, to let you discover more of the Dordogne region at your own pace. The terrain is hilly, but not mountainous, with lots of chestnut & oak forests, and typical farm animals like cattle, sheep and goats. The walks are not technically difficult as there is not much elevation, so the walks are fairly easy, but we still offer shorter options for those who want easier days.

The walk is moderate with some long days if you wish. There are options to shorten the walk on all of the long days. Full-day walks average about 18 km with 5 –6. hours walking each day. The walking is over mostly flat well-maintained paths through the most beautiful parts of the Dordogne region. Please assess your walking capability in context of how many kilometres each day is walked to assess whether this walk is suitable for you. Walkers have let us know that our assessment of the walk as moderate is accurate but their level of fitness may not be equivalent to your fitness level.

This is a beautiful area with many fabulous historic attractions on top of the fabulous walking routes. We highly recommend that you incorporate some extra time after the walk to rest and immerse yourself in the region.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WEATHER

From March the temperature begins to rise so be prepared for warmer days if you walk in June (summer). The walk is not offered in winter as the accommodations close and the conditions are not pleasant or perhaps even safe in the mountains. Shoulder season is by far the best time as the weather is perfect for walking and the added advantage of having less people around in the villages and towns (we walk away from the people on the walk so crowds are never an issue.)

See the weather information at different times of the year.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form or email us at info@Stroll.com

MAP

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    Details
  • 1 Mar 2024 - 15 Nov 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from $ 1415

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $ 450
  • 1 Mar 2024 - 15 Nov 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from $ 1925

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $ 990

    4 Star Accommodation

  • 1 Mar 2025 - 15 Nov 2025
    AVAILABLE

    from $ 1470

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $ 470
  • 1 Mar 2025 - 15 Nov 2025
    AVAILABLE

    from $ 2000

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $ 1030

    4 Star Accommodation

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Overview

Walk Southwest of France in the famous Perigord noir area around Sarlat. Enjoy the stunning natural beauty and rich heritage of the Dordogne &  Vézère valley.

Walk along rivers, through chestnut forests and walnut orchards, and via fairytale castles from the Middle Ages and the renaissance period. Enjoy immersing yourself in the most beautiful villages in France and discover pre-historic sites with cave drawings. In the evening mingle with locals in the colourful Sarlat market. Savour the local cuisine of the region: foie gras, confits, truffles, and strawberries accompanied with a glass of Bergerac wine among other things.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The beautiful Dordogne River and the finest Dordogne scenery
  • Visit the picturesque hilltop village of the Domme
  • Walk via what are ranked by the French themselves as some of the most beautiful villages in France
  • Enjoy the pre-historic sites & chateaux lining the banks of the Dordogne
  • Discover the great diversity of prehistoric sites at Les Eyzies, Lascaux, and Roque St Christophe in the UNESCO classified  Vézère valley
  • Choice of an easy or moderate hike each day
Itinerary
What’s Included
  • 7 nights accommodation with private facilities, in handpicked 3-star hotels or 4-star upgrades
  • 7 breakfasts
  • All transport on and off the track incl luggage transfers
  • Our comprehensive set of notes, detailed walking itineraries, integrated maps and insider tips (where to get the freshest baguettes, where to taste olive oil or wine)
  • Beautiful Dordogne and some of the most beautiful French villages in France
Accommodation & Dining

All the accommodations have been handpicked to reflect the character and history of the region. From elegant guesthouses, and small charming hotels to 19th Century family homes you can be assured that wherever you stay you will be warmly welcomed. The accommodations are 3-star with an emphasis on location and the ambience of the region. There is a choice of upgrading to 4-star accommodation if you wish.

We will endeavour to book all the accommodation listed below, but in the off chance we can’t, we will substitute something of equal quality.

4 Star Accommodation mostly displayed.

General Info

AVAILABILITY

This walk is available from the 1st of March to November 15th.

HOW TO GET TO THE START AND FROM THE END OF THE WALK

The walk starts and ends in Sarlat. You will need to get yourself to and from the start and end of your walk. i.e. you will need to organise your travel to the start of the trip in Sarlat. To make it easy we have collated some useful information that will assist you in making arrangements for your travel.

Train: From Paris with TGV High-speed train Paris or from Bordeaux and then Bordeaux to Sarlat or with a direct train also from Paris. Or from Bordeaux airport by train from Bordeaux to Sarlat. Please see websites below for more information.

Trainline.com: https://www.thetrainline.com/en/train-times
TGV: https://en.oui.sncf/en/tgv

Plane: One of the easiest options would be to fly into Bordeaux and then catch the train from there to Sarlat. There are many airlines that fly from Paris to Bordeaux. Below are possible websites that provide a number of different carriers to choose from.

https://www.kayak.com/flights
www.google.com/flights

WALKING

What’s important is to optimise your time whilst you are in the region. We transfer you on some days to avoid out-and-back walks, to let you discover more of the Dordogne region at your own pace. The terrain is hilly, but not mountainous, with lots of chestnut & oak forests, and typical farm animals like cattle, sheep and goats. The walks are not technically difficult as there is not much elevation, so the walks are fairly easy, but we still offer shorter options for those who want easier days.

The walk is moderate with some long days if you wish. There are options to shorten the walk on all of the long days. Full-day walks average about 18 km with 5 –6. hours walking each day. The walking is over mostly flat well-maintained paths through the most beautiful parts of the Dordogne region. Please assess your walking capability in context of how many kilometres each day is walked to assess whether this walk is suitable for you. Walkers have let us know that our assessment of the walk as moderate is accurate but their level of fitness may not be equivalent to your fitness level.

This is a beautiful area with many fabulous historic attractions on top of the fabulous walking routes. We highly recommend that you incorporate some extra time after the walk to rest and immerse yourself in the region.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WEATHER

From March the temperature begins to rise so be prepared for warmer days if you walk in June (summer). The walk is not offered in winter as the accommodations close and the conditions are not pleasant or perhaps even safe in the mountains. Shoulder season is by far the best time as the weather is perfect for walking and the added advantage of having less people around in the villages and towns (we walk away from the people on the walk so crowds are never an issue.)

See the weather information at different times of the year.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form or email us at info@Stroll.com

Map
Departure Dates
  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • Date
    1 Mar 2024 - 15 Nov 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from $ 1415
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $ 450
    DETAILS
  • Date
    1 Mar 2024 - 15 Nov 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from $ 1925
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $ 990
    DETAILS

    4 Star Accommodation

  • Date
    1 Mar 2025 - 15 Nov 2025
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from $ 1470
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $ 470
    DETAILS
  • Date
    1 Mar 2025 - 15 Nov 2025
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from $ 2000
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $ 1030
    DETAILS

    4 Star Accommodation

REVIEWS

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