1.888.883.7948 [email protected]

Login

Sign Up

After creating an account, you'll be able to track your payment status, track the confirmation and you can also rate the tour after you finished the tour.
Username*
Password*
Confirm Password*
First Name*
Last Name*
Email*
Phone*
Country*
* Creating an account means you're okay with our Terms of Service and Privacy Statement.
Please agree to all the terms and conditions before proceeding to the next step

Already a member?

Login
1.888.883.7948 [email protected]

Login

Sign Up

After creating an account, you'll be able to track your payment status, track the confirmation and you can also rate the tour after you finished the tour.
Username*
Password*
Confirm Password*
First Name*
Last Name*
Email*
Phone*
Country*
* Creating an account means you're okay with our Terms of Service and Privacy Statement.
Please agree to all the terms and conditions before proceeding to the next step

Already a member?

Login

Bordeaux & Dordogne Bike Tour

(9 Reviews)
Price
From$4,498
Price
From$4,498
Full Name*
Email Address*
Your Enquiry*
* Creating an account means you're okay with our Terms of Service and Privacy Statement.
Please agree to all the terms and conditions before proceeding to the next step
Save To Wish List

Adding item to wishlist requires an account

1023

Why Book With Us?

  • Best value for your money
  • Groups limited to 14 guests
  • Family Business

Got a Question?

Do not hesitate to contact us. Our travel advisors will be glad to answer any questions you may have.

1.888.883.7948

[email protected]

Fuji Absolute 1.1 Disc

6 Days / 5 Nights
Availability : April to October
Bordeaux
Brive-La-Gaillarde

Overview

Travel with DIGnGO on a bike tour in Bordeaux & Dordogne. You bike through the lush vineyards of Saint-Émilion and Pomerol. You cycle past the exclusive wine domains of Château Petrus and Château Cheval Blanc. You ride along the Garonne and Dordogne rivers. And you bicycle through some of “Les Plus Beaux Villages de France” : La Roque-Gageac, Domme and Beynac-et-Cazenac. Biking in Bordeaux with DIGnGO is wonderful! Discover the rich history of Saint-Emilion, a medieval town that has a monolithic church. Embark on a bike ride through the Bordeaux Wine Region, an area with vineyards. Médoc to Pauillac along Cabernet sauvignon. Cycle from Pomerol to Margaux.

Dates

  • Apr 21 - Apr 26, 2019
  • May 12 - May 17, 2019
  • Jun 16 - Jun 21, 2019
  • Jul 14, Jul 19, 2019
  • Aug 25 - Aug 30, 2019
  • Oct 13 - Oct 18, 2019

Don’t see your dates of travel or want to travel with your own group of friends? Contact us today!

Itinerary

Day 1

Start in Saint-Émilion, a medieval village in the Bordeaux wine area. From there, you set out on a loop ride through the wine country. Ride along some of the world most exclusive vineyards. Pedal to Pomerol, home to Château Pétrus. Pass by Château Cheval Blanc, a 1er Grand Cru Classé A, the highest rank in the classification of Saint-Émilion wine. You continue to Montagne and Les Moulins De Calon before you taste great Bordeaux wines at Château Soutard, a Grand Cru Classé. In the evening, you enjoy dinner at a local restaurant in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saint Émilion.

Today’s Ride: 19 miles with 800 feet of climbing

Day 2

This morning, your Bordeaux wine country cycling tour combines historic visits with easy biking routes. Before you get on your bike, enjoy a visit of Saint-Émilion Monolithic church and undergrounds, hewn from limestone in the 12th century. Then, pedal through the Entre-Deux-Mers region on your way to Saint-Jean-de-Blaignac. Continue cycling through the Gironde on your way to Pujols for lunch. In the afternoon, you head back to your hotel. On the way, take a break to taste Grand Cru wines at a château with old dry stone terraces and clay-limestone terroir. Settle in your room before dinner on your own in town.

Today’s Ride: 29 miles with 1,200 feet of climbing
Short Option: 17 miles with 800 feet of climbing
Long Option: 37 miles with 1,400 feet of climbing

Day 3

On your third day, start with a transfer to Domme (2h15). Your Bordeaux bike and wine tour continues through the Dordogne region. Start biking from Domme, a town atop an astonishing high cliff. Set off to La Roque-Gageac, a town wedge between the Dordogne river and limestone cliffs. Stroll through town and admire the golden yellow houses typical of the Périgord. Then, you bike to Beynac-et-Cazenac, one of the most beautiful villages in France famous for its castle, the Château de Beynac. In the afternoon, ride through tobacco fields and lush walnut groves on your way to Trémolat before dinner at your hotel gourmet restaurant.

Today’s Ride: 32 miles with 2,400 feet of climbing
Short Option: 8 miles with 500 feet of climbing
Long Option: 37 miles with 2,700 feet of climbing

Day 4

Spin along the sweeping curves of the Dordogne Valley, an area famous for its gourmet delights, notably foie gras, walnut and truffles. For lunch, arrive in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, a town in the Vézère Valley and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979. In the afternoon, tour the prehistoric cave of Abri du Cap Blanc with engravings from 14,000 BC. Later on, follow forested routes and ride by chateaux and abandoned fortress. Before dinner at your hotel bistro restaurant, cool off by the luxurious pool.

Today’s Ride: 34 miles with 3,000 feet of climbing
Short Option: 19 miles with 1,800 feet of climbing
Long Option: 42 miles with 3,500 feet of climbing

Day 5

Cycling in Dordogne is amazing so get ready for another adventure today. Start with a minivan transfer to Lacave (1h30) and pedal to the Moulin de Cougnaguet, a 13th century mill. Take a break to tour the mill and taste the homemade plum liqueur. Then, pedal to Rocamadour, a 12th century village on the old Camino de Santiago. Once in town, enjoy lunch and explore the Chapelle Notre-Dame, home of the Black Madonna. Later that day, gather in the hotel dinning room for a final evening in the Dordogne Valley.

Today’s Ride: 31 miles with 2,600 feet of climbing
Short Option: 13 miles with 1,400 feet of climbing
Long Option: 44 miles with 3,400 feet of climbing

Day 6

Your Bordeaux to Dordogne bicycle tour ends in the town of Brive-la-Gaillarde.

Hotels

La Plaisance

Saint-Émilion (2 nights)
www.laplaisance.com

Le Vieux Logis

Trémolat (2 nights)
www.vieux-logis.com

La Treyne

Lacave (1 night)
www.chateautreyne.com

What's Included

Included

  • All breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
  • Multiple daily routes
  • A fully equipped bicycle: the Fuji Absolute
  • Garmin GPS with easy to follow directions
  • Handlebar bag, helmet and water bottle
  • 1 leader for every 5 guests
  • Snack & drinks during the day
  • Gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Guided tours, tastings and entrance fees
  • A leader offering minivan support
  • Luggage transfers
  • Porterage
  • Minivan transfers during the trip
  • Local guides and experts
  • An email a few days prior to your trip

Not Included

  • Transportation to & from pick-up/drop-off
  • Pre or post trip lodging
  • Minibar, massages, etc
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Road bike or e-bike
  • Gratuities for your Leaders

Map

Bordeaux to Dordogne cycling tour map

Photos

9 Reviews
Sort By:RatingDate

Linda J.

Couple Traveller

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.

September 18, 2018

Phil G.

Group Traveller

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.

September 16, 2018

Ricki L.

Couple Traveller

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.

September 11, 2018

Marie S.

Couple Traveller

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!

May 18, 2018

Bruce V.

Couple Traveller

Thank you for a great bike tour. This cycling vacation through Bordeaux certainly exceeded all our expectations. We will recommend DIGnGO to other Canadians.

August 29, 2017
1