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Bordeaux is a region that boasts over 500 legendary chateaux and world-famous vineyards producing some of the best Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc in the world. With a DIGnGO bicycle trip, you will ride along the Garonne and Dordogne rivers, travel through vineyards, follow superb cycling routes to the World Heritage site of St-Émilion, go past legendary chateau Petrus and chateau Cheval Blanc, and drink local vintages. Experience the French « art de vivre » as you join a French bicycle trip in Bordeaux and Dordogne with DIGnGO.
Start your trip at the beautiful French village of Saint-Émilion, a UNESCO World Heritage site. | Set out on a scenic ride through the vineyards of Bordeaux’s Saint-Émilion region, a World Heritage landscape. | Travel past famed wineries Chateau Cheval Blanc and Chateau Petrus. | By bike, discover a breathtaking landscape with sun-kissed vineyards that produce some of the world’s most exclusive wines. | Visit Chateau Soutard and enjoy a cellar tour and private tasting. | Eat a macaron—a sweet French pastry constructed by two outer cookie shells filled with one layer of buttercream. | Your first dinner offers an introduction to local cuisine. | Visit St-Émilion’s underground treasures as you tour the monolithic church. | Scenic roads lead past Roman churches, medieval ruins, and beautiful vineyards. | Learn the secrets to wine tasting, as a wine expert teaches you how to recognize the Grands crus classés vintages. | Stroll through the town of Saint-Émilion prior to eating dinner at a restaurant of your choice.
Hotel de Pavie
Saint-Émilion | 5-star hotel
This 5-star hotel, a former convent-turned-Relais-&-Chateaux is situated in the heart of St-Émilion and stands proudly over the town.
Arrive in Dordogne, a region with picturesque villages, fairytale castles, and mighty fortresses. | Bike scenic routes alongside the Dordogne River. | Discover La Roque-Gageac and Beynac-et-Cazenac, members of the Plus Beaux Villages of France. | Admire Château de Beynac, Beynac-et-Cazenac most striking feature, which was once besieged by none other than Richard the Lionheart. | By bicycle, discover a breathtaking landscape with tobacco fields, lush walnut groves and green farmland. | Indulge in a gourmet meal at your hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant. | Set out on a scenic ride to the town of Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979. | Step back in time to 10,000 years ago at Abri de Cap Blanc, a Magdalenian prehistoric shelter. | Take in stunning views of the Dordogne Valley as you ride over rolling hills. | Try local delicacies at your hotel’s bistro restaurant.
Le Vieux Logis
Trémolat | 4-star hotel
This Relais & Chateaux member is set in the heart of a magnificent parks that was once dedicated to the culture of Tobacco.
Ride to the 13th-century Moulin de Cougnaguet, a fortified windmill. | A gradual climb leads to unique Rocamadour, complete with sweeping views of Alzou Canyon. | Stroll through the town of Rocamadour, a UNESCO World Heritage site and home to the Black Madonna. | Relax by the Dordogne River at our 17th-century château-turned-hotel. | Savor local specialties at our farewell dinner.
Chateau de la Treyne
Lacave | 4-star hotel
This hotel stands over the Dordogne river and blends the authenticity of the past with the comfort and quality expected today.
The earlier you start planning your trip, the lower the price and the more scheduled dates to choose from.
Get together with your traveling companions and share a great DIGnGO adventure. You can take over any of our guided tours and make it your own private cycling tour. If your departure date is not available, we’ll set a date for you, your family, and friends. Call us at 888-883-7948 to start planning your trip.
We’ll make it happen! Tell us what your ideal cycling experience would be and we’ll work closely with you to put it together. Our travel agents will arrange a bike trip that fits your needs, interests, schedule and budget. Call us at 888-883-7948 to speak with a custom tour manager.
This Bordeaux trip was a wonderful adventure, with beautiful accommodations and wonderful meals. We enjoyed the attractions, well chosen and a wonderful addition to the cycling. We had very professional leaders (Sarah and Flynn), lovely people always catering to our needs. We ate far too well, after all the cycling I couldn’t believe I came home heavier than I left.
We really got the impression you would do anything to make our bicycle tour great. Exceptionally helpful, courteous, friendly and kind, we also liked our trip leaders very much.
I think I said it all in my note but again: the knowledge, intelligence, professionalism, congeniality, adaptability of our guides made this the best trip we have ever taken. Your choices of hotels, restaurants and sites surpassed anything we could have imagined.
I received this trip for a 60th birthday present. I told my husband that I loved that trip as much as our our honeymoon. This cycling vacation is the BEST trip I have EVER taken.
We are still talking about it and plan to do another one next spring with only DIGnGO! You are the BEST!
Thank you for a great bike tour. This cycling vacation through Bordeaux certainly exceeded all our expectations. We will recommend DIGnGO to other Canadians.