Arrival in Gourdon.
Our Area Manager
will give you the bikes and a briefing for the tour.
Distance: 12 km, elevation gain 170 m.*
Leave Gourdon to pedal to the Dordogne Valley. Pedal past romantic castles and villages of golden limestone, set amongst walnut groves. Watch for the dovecotes that are so characteristic of the area. Follow the its curves to the cliffside villages of La Roque-Gageac and Vitrac and settle in for two nights. Or, if you prefer, continue to the beautiful medieval town of Sarlat for two nights.
Distance: 47 km, elevation gain 245 m.*
Enjoy a full day to explore the region. Wander through Sarlat, with its charming winding streets and magnificent buildings. Visit Beynac, then Castelnaud castle with its medieval warfare museum. Feast your eyes on the unforgettable view from the golden hilltop village of Domme.
Distance: 60 km, elevation gain 440 m.*
Enjoy spectacular views of the Dordogne valley as you follow winding roads through the forests and villages of the Périgord Noir. Pause at St-Cyprien, dominated by its massive Romanesque church, then head to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac, sometimes referred to as “The World Capital of Prehistory”.
Distance: 33 km, elevation gain 355 m.*
On a day ride from Les Eyzies you’ll explore the Vézère River valley. This is the land of the most famous prehistoric sites, including caves and troglodyte dwellings. Visit Font de Gaume, Abri du Cap Blanc, and the lovely village of St-Léon. Go as far as Lascaux.
Distance: 42 km, elevation gain 816 m or 67 km, gain 535 m.*
Follow gentle river valleys through the green hills of the Bouriane to return to Gourdon. Savour the beauty and tranquility of this charming landscape.
Distance: 67 km, elevation gain 450 m or 90 km, gain 685 m.*
Take a final stroll through Gourdon’s medieval streets before heading off on your next adventure.
*Distance and elevation gains may vary depending on hotels chosen for specific departure.
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