Sarlat-la-Canéda
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  • Sarlat Gourmet Tour & Market Visit with Tastings

    1. Sarlat Gourmet Tour & Market Visit with Tastings

    Welcome to Sarlat, one of the most fascinating small towns of France. Take a tour on market day and follow your guide through the winding streets and stroll through the colorful stalls as he introduces you to local delicacies. In addition, discover all the main sites the town has to offer including the Lantern of the Dead, Saint Sacerdos Cathedral, Saint Mary church and covered market, the house of La Boétie and so much more. The Dordogne is world-renowned for its traditional gastronomy. High quality products used to prepare local cuisine include foie gras, duck and goose dishes, the famous black truffles of the Périgord, chestnuts, walnuts (which have been awarded their own AOC Label) and Périgord strawberries. Learn about the Bergerac and Monbazillac wines (13 of which are AOC) which are produced from top grape varities that are neighbors to the Grands Crus Classés of Bordeaux. Your ...

    A delayed start, waiting for other guests who did not show up, even 15 minutes after the rendezvous time, so we had our guide all to ourselves. The no-shows should kick themselves for what they missed.

  • Sarlat-la-Canéda: Dordogne Valley Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

    2. Sarlat-la-Canéda: Dordogne Valley Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

    Discover the great sites of the "Golden Triangle" on this unique sightseeing tour with live commentary. After meeting in Sarlat-la-Canéda it's only a short drive to the Dordogne Valley, where you'll visit many fascinating historic sites. Admire Richard the Lionheart's castle at Beynac, and stop at the foot of Castelnaud Castle, an impressive fortress occupied by the English during the Hundred Years' War. Then take a guided tour of La Roque Gageac, one of the most beautiful villages in France, built into the cliffs along the Dordogne river. Afterwards, continue to the hilltop village of Domme for breathtaking panoramic views over the surrounding area. Walk around the village to get a feel for the local atmosphere.  Visit an incredible troglodytic chapel built in a cave and stop at the medieval village of Montfort and its castle, built in the 11th century. Stop at a romanesque church fr...

    David is very knowledgeable, outgoing, and will tailor the tour to fit your needs.

  • From Sarlat: Rocamadour Half-Day Tour

    3. From Sarlat: Rocamadour Half-Day Tour

    Climb aboard a comfortable van in Sarlat and after a 1-hour trip punctuated by photo stops through the majestic landscapes of the Dordogne Valley, you will reach Rocamadour. Rocamadour is one of the most beautiful medieval villages in France, built in a vertiginous setting against a cliff face nestled in the heart of the Alzou canyon, a thousand-year-old historic UNESCO site. During this guided tour you will learn about the legends at the origin of this sacred place. After crossing the main street of the village, you will discover the sanctuary and its chapels by climbing the 216 steps of the Grand Pilgrim's Staircase (elevator also available). You will admire the miraculous chapel and its black virgin, the sarcophagus of St. Amadour dug into the rock of the cliff, and the legendary sword Durandal. On the way back, you will cross the majestic and wild landscapes of the Causses du Querc...

  • From Sarlat-la-Canéda: Private 5-Hour Wine Tour

    4. From Sarlat-la-Canéda: Private 5-Hour Wine Tour

    Leave Sarlat-la-Canéda and spend the afternoon discovering the wines of the Bergerac-Monbazillac region at a family-run estate. Hear about the history of the property while on the outdoor terrace. Enjoy the views of the beautiful hilly vineyard landscapes. Have a guided tour of the winery and learn about the year-round work cycle that happens at the vineyard and about the different winemaking processes. Head into the wood barrel cellar to get an extra glimpse of what goes into producing wine.  At the end of your wintery visit have a tasting of 6 different wines or opt-out for a self-guided tour at Monbazillac Castle.

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What people are saying about Sarlat-la-Canéda

This is a must-do in Sarlat - wonderful variety of local food

A delayed start, waiting for other guests who did not show up, even 15 minutes after the rendezvous time, so we had our guide all to ourselves. The no-shows should kick themselves for what they missed.

Interesting and worth doing

We have been to Sarlat before however our guide took us into streets we hadn’t explored and gave us a good overview of the history and the food of the town. A very enjoyable morning.

David is very knowledgeable, outgoing, and will tailor the tour to fit your needs.

Emil was very well informed and teaching us the history of Sarlat-la-Canéda.

Ben, our guide did great. Could tell nicely about Sarlat and all delicacies.