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Cycling Holidays in the Dordogne

A cycling holiday in the Dordogne is the perfect way to uncover grand medieval monuments, rolling landscapes of lush green fields, and winding routes along the banks of the Dordogne River. Trace the roots of civilisation in the Vezere Valley, or simple bask in the splendour of the majestic castles that can be found throughout the area. Exploring the Dordogne by bicycle guarantees a unique insight into this fascinating region of art, history and culture.

Exploration and adventure

Dramatic cliff faces and sloping valleys represent the ideal challenge for cyclists looking to experience the Dordogne. Pass over forested hills and into deep dells to discover towns and villages that evoke a feeling of laid back charm, or ascend limestone cliffs to take in the grand scenery of an area of enduring appeal. Following the course of the Dordogne River as it meanders through the landscape, meanwhile, presents an opportunity to enjoy the gentle pace of French life  and the hospitality of the locals.

Discover medieval structures

Thanks to the undulating landscapes and a pervading sense of peace, a cycling holiday in the Dordogne offers plenty to enchant visitors. The region has a rich heritage dating back millennia, so eager cyclists in search of historic attractions will find much to discover. Stunning château hotels offer a taste of the opulence of regal France and, with over 1,500 castles found throughout the province dating from the medieval period, a cycling tour is certain to prove compelling. 
 

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