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Tour code: BEHTBBB-1

Tour Inclusions

Jewels of South West France

  • 10 days
  • France
  • Max 18 Passengers

Overview

Delicious oysters. Exquisite wines. Rich Bayonne ham. Take time to savour the finer things in life on this journey of discovery through Southwest France. Starting in Bordeaux (just a two-hour train journey from Paris), we’ll seek out the region’s gastronomic gems and treasured vineyards – travelling over soaring mountains, along the Atlantic coast, and into enchanting castles and prehistoric caves as we go.

Jewels of South West France
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

The Back-Roads Difference

  • Savour the tantalising flavours of fresh Arcachon Bay oysters, Bayonne ham, Blanquette de Limoux wine and world-famous Bordeaux reds
  • Admire the famous prehistoric paintings of the UNESCO-protected Lascaux Cave at Lascaux II
  • Enjoy a leisurely cruise down the River Lot on a traditional wooden gabare boat

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Bordeaux

    Where better to begin our journey of Southwest France than beautiful Bordeaux? After meeting the group, we’ll clink glasses over a delicious welcome meal. Bon appétit! Accommodation: Hôtel Le V (or similar)

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Bordeaux – Arcachon Bay – Biarritz

  • Day 3 - Biarritz – Bayonne – Biarritz

  • Day 4 - Biarritz – Lourdes – Midi-Pyrénées

  • Day 5 - Midi-Pyrénées – Carcassonne

  • Day 6 - Carcassonne

  • Day 7 - Carcassonne – Albi – River Lot – Sarlat-la-Canéda

  • Day 8 - Sarlat-la-Canéda – Beynac-et-Cazenac – Sarlat-la-Canéda

  • Day 9 - Sarlat-la-Canéda – Vézère Valley – Sarlat-la-Canéda

  • Day 10 - Sarlat-la-Canéda – Saint-Émilion – Bordeaux

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

9 nights in hand-picked accommodation

The Crew

Experienced Back-Roads Tour Leader and Driver

Transport

Premium mini-coach transportation