Experience the charming medieval villages, prehistoric cave art, and traditional gastronomy of the Dordogne River Valley during a one-week sojourn in Sarlat-la-Canéda, one of France’s most beautiful and well-preserved medieval villages. 

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 A 19th-century wooden gabare on the Dordogne River  Sarlat-la-Caneda  Early evening in Sarlat-la-Caneda  The Chateau de Beynac  Beynac  The landscape of Beynac, France  The exquisite artistry of prehistoric painters in the cave of Lascaux II  Panoramic view of Rocamadour  The medieval village of Rocamadour, a World Heritage site  France's finest “English” gardens on the grounds of Eyrignac Manor  A street in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil  La Madeleine, a well-preserved prehistoric troglodyte village along the Dordogne River

France’s Dordogne River Valley

8 days from $4,495

Experience the charming medieval villages, prehistoric cave art, and traditional gastronomy of the Dordogne River Valley during a one-week sojourn in Sarlat-la-Canéda, one of France’s most beautiful and well-preserved medieval villages. 

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Sep 8 - 15, 2022 Departure
Joan Grimbert

Joan Grimbert

Joan Grimbert is Professor Emerita of French and Medieval Studies at Catholic University of America, where she began teaching the language, literature, civilization, and culture of France in 1987. Before completing her graduate studies in Romance Philology at the University of Chicago, Joan lived and worked in Paris for six years as a student, researcher, and translator. Her research is focused on medieval French literature, and she is an expert on Chrétien de Troyes and the legend of Tristan and Iseult from the 12th century to the present.  Joan has published six books and numerous scholarly articles, primarily on Arthurian literature and film. A dual citizen of France and the United States, she was recently named Chevalier in the Ordre des Palmes académiques in recognition of her work promoting French culture.