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Flavors of Dordogne

Flavors of Dordogne

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Few regions sum up the quintessential appeal of France better than the Dordogne. With its astonishing array of medieval towns and ancient castles, prehistoric caves, hanging gardens, spectacular views, and luxuriant countryside, the Dordogne has long been a favorite getaway for Europeans.

Savor epicurean delights, a laid-back pace of life, and some of the oldest artwork ever created in this beautiful region writer Henry Miller said “gives me hope for the future of the race, for the future of the earth itself.”

    • With your small group, enjoy 7 nights’ deluxe accommodations in an authentic castle with scenic views at Château de Mercuès
    • Discover new flavors with a vineyard tour, wine tasting, and lunch at the Château de Haute-Serre
    • Indulge in local delicacies on a gourmet tasting tour in the charming medieval town of Sarlat-la-Canéda
    • Join an intimate cooking class with a chef sharing inspiration, secrets, and favorite recipes
    • Take in the area’s layered history with guided tours of the prehistoric cave paintings at Pech Merle and the 12th century Château de Beynac
    • Survey the small cliff-top village of Rocamadour and visit a local cheese farm to taste homemade creations
    • Delight in a truffle tasting and learn how they are harvested and turned into delicacies
    • Explore one of France’s most beautiful villages, La Roque-Gageac with a walking tour


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    Flavors of Dordogne