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BORDEAUX, DORDOGNE & LANGUEDOC ROUSSILLON

Bordeaux, Dordogne & Langeudoc Roussillon

Bordeaux is impressive with its romantic bridges and Gothic gargoyles clinging to limestone walls, unmatched dining, legendary wines and world-class art. From here discover the ever-beautiful Dordogne River with its castles and cave art before heading south to the magic of Carcassonne and eventually the Med.



OUR FAVOURITE PLACES TO EXPLORE IN BORDEAUX & DORDOGNE



Saint Emilion
Saint-Émilion

Be sure to enjoy a wine tasting in the village and pick-up some Macarons, a local delicacy, to take on your journey.

Bordeaux
Bordeaux

A quaint, medieval, hilltop village and classified as UNESCO World Heritage for its natural landscape. Book a table at La Brasserie Bordelaise for a bustling and fun evening with yummy food and a great selection of local wines.

Rocamadour
Rocamadour
It’s a pilgrimage and fortress village set in a gorge above a tributary of the River Dordogne. AOC Cheese Rocamadour is a ‘must’ taste, made locally into small white rounds and is creamy and delicious.

 

Sarlat-la-Caneda
Sarlat-la-Canéda
Take a walk in the early morning when the sunshine often catches the light on the gorgeous yellow sandstone buildings that date back to renaissance and medieval times. They are well restored and very beautiful.

 

 
La Roque-Gageac
La Roque-Gageac

Voted one of the prettiest villages in all of France, this is another ‘must-see’. It is a picture postcard with its white and ochre houses, nestled between the cliffside and the Dordogne River.

Souillac
Souillac

In this picturesque town you’ll find Abbey Church of Sainte Marie with its famous Romanesque architecture. If visiting in July, this town comes alive with a week-long jazz festival. It’s been held now for over 30 years and artists flock to the bars, cafés and squares of the town and surrounding villages.

Lascaux
Lascaux

Visit this UNESCO World Heritage-site, known for its magnificent Palaeolithic cave paintings and National Prehistory Museum to learn about cave painting.

Castelnaudary
Castelnaudary

Stop here en route to Carcassonne. On Monday’s they have market day which is packed with local produce including fresh veges, breads and patisseries, charcuterie and preserves. Aim to get there early though, before it is too hot to wander around.

 
Carcassonne
Carcassonne

It’s massive, is perched on a rocky hilltop, has spikey turrets and fortified walls with amazing gardens, and is close by the UNESCO World Heritage-site of the Canal du Midi.

Collioure
Collioure

Drive down to the coast to discover the sensational fishing village of Collioure with its old town, gorgeous beaches, and a waterfront castle and church, all set around a beautiful bay. See works of Matisse and Derain on the walls throughout town.

 



BORDEAUX & DORDOGNE ACCOMMODATION



Here's a taste of some of our favourite hotels and apartment-hotels in Bordeaux and Dordogne. 
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Quality Hotel Bordeaux Centre
QUALITY HOTEL BORDEAUX CENTRE, BORDEAUX
★★★

This charming 19th century hotel is centrally located in Bordeaux, within a 5-minute walk of Place de la Bourse and Maison du Vin de Bordeaux and many famous restaurants.
Las Mas de Castel Sarlat
LAS MAS DE CASTEL, SARLAT-LA-CANÉDA
★★★

Perched on a hillside this traditional hotel is located 3km from the historic centre of Sarlat in the quiet countryside on the Dordogne valley.
Gran Hotel De L'opera
GRAN HOTEL DE L'OPERA, TOULOUSE
★★★★

On the most famous square in Toulouse, this hotel offers a tranquil world of discreet luxury in a 17th century convent with two restaurants and bar.
Hotel de la cite
HÔTEL DE LA CITÉ CARCASSONE MGALLERY COLLECTION, CARCASSONE
★★★★★
Nestle within the ramparts of the citadel and amidst its romantic gardens, this hotel offers a blend of the medieval and the contemporary.



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