adventures in south west france itineraries

There are two options available, book one tour or combine both tours and get one day and night free.

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These are small tours with only 6 guests, sharing our personal experiences we discovered while living in this region and on our return trips. Most of these utterly delightful places are not normally included with other tour groups and unknown by most travel agents. We have compiled itineraries so that you can take a short break from your busy schedule and relax while discovering this beautiful region, without you having to plan a thing, except for your travel to easily accessible Bergerac. Prices from €2,855 per person, based on twin share. (Pricing for 2018).


If you have a party of 6 wishing to travel together we can give you a personalised itinerary taking into consideration your personal interests. For example, if you wish to have a tour concentrating more on wine and visiting fewer unusual places, it's possible. Simply get in touch to discuss.


These tours are suitable for most adult age groups, young or young at heart and who want to see the history, culture, wine and food of this magnificent region in comfort.

What's included:

  • Morning/afternoon tea or coffee.
  • Chaffeur driven from time of meeting in Bergerac until return to Bergerac.
  • Traditional regional breakfast, lunch and dinner each day.
  • Entry fees to museums and places of interest.
  • Accommodation

Not included:

  • Extra refreshments, such as soft drinks/coffees/tea, pattiserie and wine.
  • Personal purchases.

We welcome you in the beautiful city of Bergerac in the morning, take you to your comfortable accommodation and then go on to see the interesting Chateau in Duras in the afternoon. We'll have a dinner in a bastide (a fortified medieval town built in the 13th and 14th Centuries) picturesque town with it's historic thick stone walls.

Over the next week we will show you interesting caves, discovered quite by accident, go to Plus-Beaux Villages, a village once fortified by heretics which was destroyed during the war with the Albigensians (inhabitants from the area around Albi in the South East). It sits atop a hill overlooking the Lot Valley and survived the Hundred Years War.

Enjoy shopping in local markets where you will find an array of local regional carefully crafted fare, cheese, gifts and a lot more. Take a relaxing cruise on the Dordogne River, visit outstanding wineries in the Médoc, Bordeaux and St Emilion regions, as well as a biodynamic winery under the appellation of Cote de Bergerac, visit Chateau des Milandes, once the home of the Caumont family until the French Revolution, later owned by internationally famous, Josephine Baker.

You'll explore the historic and magnificent town with golden coloured buildings, Sarlat-la-Canéda and unique museums further south.

The beautiful city of Bordeaux awaits, where there is a surprise around every corner as your co-host Ken says.

The bourse in bordeaux


  • 19 -26 May ;
  • 20 October - 27 October;
  • 23 - 29 December
  • or suggest a date for a group of 6

As well as unique wine tours, we will engage in the history and culture of the region. Shop in the village markets, join the locals for lunch and soak up the atmosphere that is the south west French experience. Photo opportunities galore!

Go to places and events that only the locals in each region know. Most travel agencies don't know these wonderful experiences exist!

We avoid the hustle and bustle of the mid-tourist season while still taking advantage of the glorious warm, sunny weather. Experience Spring in South West France, while staying in a traditional, authentic thick stone walled farmhouse style accommodation with breakfast provided daily.

These tours are different. Each day you are taken to discover why this region, is so special and you'll soon discover why it is known for it's history, food and wine. You will also relax on a short river cruise and learn a little of the history of this beautiful region.

Join us in a tour in an air conditioned vehicle, in a select small group of 6. Book now to enjoy a week of a discovery, in 2018.

Stop for coffee, visit a chateau, see recently discovered caves and pre-historic caves


© photos were taken by us personally.

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