You have been to Paris, but have you been to France?

Come visit Perigord, the land of 1001 castles

Join us for an 8-day small group tour of one of the most extraordinary regions of France, celebrated for its prehistoric caves, fairy-tale castles, medieval villages, and incredible wines.

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Day 1

Meet our Tour Director in Bordeaux at 2:00 PM, and take a walking tour of the historic section of this beautiful city. Sample different wines from the region at the local Wine Bar, then rest a bit before dinner.

Day 3

Start the day with a visit of an astonishing medieval castle built into the facade of a cliff. After a stroll in the town where the first Cro-Magnon remains were discovered, visit the prehistoric painted cave of Font-de-Gaume. End the day with a tour of the National Museum of Prehistory.

Day 5

Take a walking tour of the town of Sarlat, a spectacular example of 14th century France. After a stroll through a farmers' market, end the day at a castle famous for its eerie legend.

Day 7

Visit a liqueur distillery that has been in the same family for 180 years and taste their famous walnut liqueur. In the afternoon discover one of the jewels of Perigord, a Renaissance-style chateaux with beautiful views from its classic French gardens.

Day 2

Travel by private van to the famed wine producing region of Saint-Emilion, and tour an estate known for its Grand Cru Classé. Continue on to the heart of our trip, the Perigord region, stopping along the way to take a train ride through ancient caves to admire the 17,000-year-old artwork of our ancestors.

Day 4

Take a riverboat ride through caverns 110 yards below the surface in France's first underground natural heritage site. After lunch, explore the extraordinary village of Rocamadour, an important pilgrimage site since the 12th century, perched on the side of a limestone cliff.

Day 6

Visit the world-famous site of the Lascaux caves, and see why one of the caves is known as the Sistine Chapel of prehistory. After lunch beside a picturesque river, tour a stunning Renaissance castle and its gardens.

Day 8

After breakfast, travel by private van back to Bordeaux with an arrival time by 11:30 AM. We then say "Au Revoir" to our guests and wish you a pleasant trip home or journey onward.

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