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Destination: Dordogne

Flavors of Dordogne

September 27 – October 5, 2024

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Step into a world where medieval charm meets modern sophistication, where every cobblestone street tells a story, and every vineyard whispers secrets of centuries past. This is Dordogne, a captivating region in the heart of southwest France overflowing with history, architecture and enchanting beauty. This customized itinerary provides an idyllic setting for authentic cultural and culinary experiences, from exploring medieval towns and ancient castles to dining at Michelin-starred restaurants, partaking in vineyard tours and tastings and joining hands-on cooking demonstrations.

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– With your small group, enjoy 7 nights deluxe accommodations in an authentic castle with scenic views at Château de Mercuès.

– Discover new flavors with a vineyard tour, wine tasting, and lunch at the Château de Haute-Serre.

– Indulge in local delicacies on a gourmet tasting tour in the charming medieval town of Sarlat-la-Canéda.

– Join an intimate cooking class with a chef sharing inspiration, secrets, and favorite recipes.

– Take in the area’s layered history with guided tours of the prehistoric cave paintings at Pech Merle and the 12th century Château de Beynac.

– Survey the small cliff-top village of Rocamadour and visit a local cheese farm to taste homemade creations.

– Delight in a truffle tasting and learn how they are harvested and turned into delicacies.

– Explore one of France's most beautiful villages, La Roque-Gageac, with a walking tour.

What's Included

  • 7 nights accommodations
  • 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 3 dinners 
  • All lessons, private tours and tastings, and unique small-group excursions noted in the 9-day itinerary
  • Full guiding services of an Orbridge Travel Director and expert local guides
  • Private motor coach transportation
  • Luggage handling
  • Gratuities to Orbridge Travel Director, local guides, drivers, and wait staff for included meals
  • Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times