We will pick you up at Bergerac airport and transport you and your bike to Villa des Courtissous in the picturesque village of St.Rabier, Dordogne.
Depending on your flight times, there should be time for a leg-warmer ride today (~50 km) followed by a group dinner at Villa des Courtissous.
Leg-warmer ride (50 km, 770m) and explore the magnificent Chateau Hautefort
Medieval Villages of the Dordogne
This route is a undulating circular loop heading northwest from St. Rabier and passing through a variety of picturesque villages several of which are designated as amongst “Les plus beaux villages de France”.
After a lunch break in medieval square of Saint Jean de Cole we will continue the ride back to St. Rabier. Late afternoon can be spent relaxing poolside followed by a group BBQ.
Distance: 105km, Climbing 1675m
Exploring the Prehistoric Dordogne
This route takes a winding path through the hills on the way to the popular town of Sarlat. It is full of short and sharpish hill climbs.
We will stop for lunch in the “bastide” or fortified village of Domme. Domme is perched on a breathtakingly high cliff that allows it to enjoy an exceptional view of the Dordogne valley and the neighbouring “Most Beautiful Villages” of La Roque-Gageac and Beynac-et-Cazenac. Domme boasts a successful combination of architectural, natural and gastronomic heritage typical of Périgord Noir.
On the return trip, the route passes along the Vezere river valley which is famous for its prehistoric sites such as the impressive cave dwellings at La Roque St. Christophe.
Distance: 130km, Climbing 2355m
Morning ride and heading home
Those who want to fit in a final ride, will rise early and be rewarded by the stunning Dordogne valley under the dramatic early morning light.
We will ride about 30 km through the surrounding hills before disassembling the bikes for you and packaging them into the bike boxes ready for your flight home.
Final day and heading home