CYCLING 2016-17 p086-087

exodus Cycling2016

SELF-GUIDED • FRANCE 86 ACCOMMODATION 9 days land only from £1189 Chateau de Beynac, Dordogne France 1 2 3 Activity Level LEISURELY/MODERATE Trip Code LHD At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Start Souillac. 2 Two ride options. The more challenging option goes via Chateau de Fenelon. Alternatively, ride via Carlux and Ste Nathalene to Sarlat. 3 Free day to relax in Sarlat or enjoy an optional ride to Domme or La Roque-Gageac. 4 Two ride possibilities. Head through the rolling countryside of the Perigord Nord, or follow the Dordogne to Beynac, end the day in Les Eyzies. 5 Free day in Les Eyzies. Optional ride through the Vezere Gorges or spend the day canoeing or kayaking. 6 Cycle to La Roque St Christophe and the village of St Leon. End the ride in Auriac-du-Perigord. 7 Free day exploring Montignac, or ride to the Lascaux II caves. 8 Cycle back to Souillac via Salignac and the Manoir d'Eyrignac. 9 End Souillac. Call Dordogne Gastronomic Cycling Gastronomic cuisine l Dramatic scenery l Excellent hotels with pools • 7 days cycling (including 3 optional rides) with luggage transfers • 90% tarmac, 10% cycle tracks • Undulating throughout • Self-guided holiday. Min age 2 yrs • 8 nights hotels • All breakfasts and 8 gastronomic dinners included The Dordogne is set apart by its dramatic scenery characterised by steep sided river valleys and ancient villages. Pedalling along the banks of the Dordogne and Vezere rivers, this self-guided route meanders down quiet lanes, through ancient woodland, magical villages and uncovers hidden chateaux. As an area known for exquisite cuisine, this trip is filled with gastronomic meals giving you a taste of the best local delicacies, while the excellent hotels offer swimming pools, local charm and comfort allowing you to completely unwind at the end of each day. Dates & Price Guide Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. • Starts every second day from 11 May to 24 September 2016 • 2017 dates and prices available online • Land only prices from £1189 • Including travel from London, prices from £1397 (flight to Toulouse, train to Souillac, transfer to start hotel) • Compulsory single supplement £184 • Land only start Souillac day 1, end Souillac day 9 • Insurance: please see page 106 Bike details: • 21 speed customised hybrid bike, included in the trip price • Discount for bringing your own bike £90 • Supplement for electric E-bike £50, paid on booking Brive-la-Gaillarde Auriac-du-Perigord Lascaux Carlux FRANCE DORDOGNE Souillac Sarlat Salignac Vezere Beynac Les Eyzies Montignac Fenelon Domme Dordogne All hotels have been specially selected for their warm welcome, location and regional cuisine. On this trip we use 3 and 4-star hotels, including Hotel Les Glycines in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil. The hotel is run by the Lombard family who have lovingly restored the building to its former glory, with the addition of a cosy bar, modern bistrot and dining room which looks over the gardens. All the hotels have swimming pools and all rooms have en suite facilities. 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code 2 35 3 33 4 30 5 29 6 31 7 16 8 49 Daily Distance (km) PREMIUM BIKE HIRE NOW INCLUDED SEE PAGE 10


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