11 days/10 nights, with 9 days cycling

Any start date between April 1 to October 25

We recommend you to start your tour on a Friday so that you can see the market in Gourdon held every Saturday

45 km daily average (30 miles)

Some hills every day of moderate difficulty, as well as a few more challenging ones.
Extra km possible

Classic Accommodation: US$2635
B&B Accommodation:
Luxe Accommodation:
Single suppl. classic:
Single suppl. B&B:
Single suppl. Luxe:

  • 10 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 2 dinners
  • Use of a top quality 21-speed hybrid bike complete with handlebar bag, pump, and all the necessary accessories for changing flats. We recommend that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Luggage transfers
  • Area Manager available throughout the tour

You start in Gourdon, about 550 km south of Paris.

Gourdon is a charming village, crowning a hill in quiet wooded countryside. It boasts a charming medieval quarter of narrow streets and golden limestone houses and a 14th-century Gothic church.

Gourdon is on the main Paris-Toulouse rail line, a five-hour trip with no change of trains.

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Hostellerie de la Bouriane


This is a 3-star hotel with spacious rooms, harmoniously decorated and well equipped with modern comforts.

Les Vieilles Tours


This charming chateau has large gardens and pool, and the rooms are furnished with period furniture.

Hotel La Belle Etoile

La Roque de Gageac

Situated in one of the most beautiful villages in France, all rooms at this hotel enjoy views over the river.

Hotel Le Centenaire

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac

This hotel, formerly a member of Relais & Chateaux, has undergone a recent renovation and new management. With 20 bedrooms and a large heated pool and beautiful grounds, this hotel is a personal favourite.


Hotel-Restaurant Edward 1er


This beautiful and well kept Chateau has rooms with stunning views of the Périgord hills or the medaeval village of Monpazier.  There is a swimming-pool with a large terrace in the enclosed garden.


Chambres d’Hôtes du Paradis


This charming bed & breakfast is located just outside of Gourdon. The rooms are comfortable and the proprietor is friendly.

Le Relais Amadourien


This small inn, or relais, is attached to the Hotel du Chateau, has been recently renovated and is located in the high village, just near the castle. There is a swimming pool and tennis courts and the hotel’s restaurant is excellent.


La Ferme Fleurie

La Roque de Gageac

This is a working farm in a lovely building.  The dining room features superb cuisine from the local area.

Les Cordeliers

Sarlat (Option)

This top ranked B&B is situated overlooking the beautiful memorial square. Chris & Amanda, the British proprietors, will welcome you with hospitality to their luxurious chambres d’hotes.


Hotel Le Moulin de la Beune

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac

A former mill, this quaint hotel has one of the top restaurants in Les Eyzies.

La Ferme Du Tandou


The kind proprietors have a 13th century charterhouse for guests.  There is a shaded terrace, park and a panoramic view of the walled town of Monpazier.


Les Esclargies


This new hotel has won accolades for its tasteful architecture and setting. Located in Rocamadour with lovely grounds and swimming pool, and walking distance from the many restaurants in town


Domaine de Rochebois

La Roque de Gageac

This is an exceptionally elegant 19th century residence, in a beautiful landscaped park and gardens. There is a pool, fitness centre and 9 hole golf course on the grounds.

Clos La Boëtie

Sarlat (Option)

Located in the town centre, this charming 19th century mansion, offers a stylish décor where antique family furnitures combine with rich colourful fabrics. It also boasts an indoor pool, sauna and fitness room.

Hotel les Glycines

Les Eyzies de tayac

Set apart from the tourist bustle of Les Eyzies, Hotel Les Glycines offers luxury, charm and a warm welcome. It dates from 1862 when it was a "relais de poste".

In addition to its interior charm, the hotel offers a tranquil setting with a swimming pool and lovely gardens.


"Wow. The tour of a lifetime. Memories to treasure forever. The beauty is unparalleled."

- S. Ashmore

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