Traditions of Southwestern France: Sojourn in the Dordogne

Experience the essence of southwest France during a stay in Sarlat-la-Canéda (one of the most beautiful and well-preserved medieval villages in France) as you tour the rugged countryside and lovely villages of the breathtaking Dordogne.

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 Town square of Sarlat  The exquisite artistry of prehistoric painters in the cave of Lascaux II  The landscape of Beynac, France  Panoramic view of Rocamadour  The Chateau de Beynac  The medieval village of Rocamadour, a World Heritage site

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The Sojourn in the Dordogne was a magical experience in every way: the visits to the prehistoric sites with a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic study leader, the beautiful countryside rich in French history and culture, the cuisine, wine, and hospitality. All facets of the journey were incomparable. 

Tom B.

The Dordogne tour was exceptional for the beauty of the land and the medieval architecture and the exceptional expertise and exciting personality of the tour leader. I want to go back again. 

Sylvia S.

This was a well-planned, enjoyable trip to a beautiful and fascinating part of the world. The guide was exceptional, the lecturers excellent, and the tour director experienced and considerate. 

Mickey K.

Take this trip - history truly comes alive! 

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Plaza Madeleine

Dordogne, France

Enjoy the tranquil pace of village life in Dordogne and truly feel at home during your stay in the family-owned Plaza Madeleine. Converted from a 19th-century townhouse and steeped in provincial appeal, this hôtel de charme was recently renovated and is ideally located just outside the ancient walls of the medieval quarter of Sarlat-la-Canéda. Each of the 39 guest rooms is uniquely configured and furnished and features private bathroom facilities, individual climate control, satellite television, direct dial telephone, wireless Internet access, safe, hair dryer, and minibar. The hotel staff, many of whom have worked at the hotel for a generation, are committed to making you feel like a member of the family through their warm hospitality, pleasant manner, and personal, attentive service. 

Number of nights: 7