The iconic fortress of Carcassone looms over the city on a sunny day.
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Tour code: BTBBB5

Tour Inclusions

Jewels of Southwest France

  • 11 days
  • France
  • Max 18 Passengers

Overview

Delicious oysters. Exquisite wines. Rich Bayonne ham. Take time to savour the finer things in life on this journey of discovery through Southwest France. Starting in Bordeaux (just a two-hour train journey from Paris), we’ll seek out the region’s gastronomic gems and treasured vineyards – travelling over soaring mountains, along the Atlantic coast, and into enchanting castles and prehistoric caves as we go.
Worth Noting…
Considering booking for 2025? Your tour will be one day longer than our 2024 departures thanks to an additional night in the beautiful region of Albi.
Jewels of Southwest France tour map 2025
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

Tour Highlights

  • Savour the tantalising flavours of fresh Arcachon Bay oysters, Bayonne ham, Blanquette de Limoux wine and world-famous Bordeaux reds
  • Admire the famous prehistoric paintings of the UNESCO-protected Lascaux Cave at Lascaux II
  • Visit the UNESCO-listed medieval citadel of Carcassonne

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Bordeaux (France)

    Where better to begin our journey of Southwest France than beautiful Bordeaux? After meeting the group, we’ll clink glasses over a delicious welcome meal. Bon appétit! Accommodation: Hôtel de Sèze (or similar)

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Bordeaux – Arcachon Bay – Biarritz

  • Day 3 - Biarritz – Bayonne – Biarritz

  • Day 4 - Biarritz – Lourdes – Midi-Pyrénées

  • Day 5 - Midi-Pyrénées – Carcassonne

  • Day 6 - Carcassonne

  • Day 7 - Carcassonne – Albi Region

  • Day 8 - Albi Region – Sarlat-la-Canéda

  • Day 9 - Sarlat-la-Canéda – Beynac-et-Cazenac – Sarlat-la-Canéda

  • Day 10 - Sarlat-la-Canéda – Vézère Valley – Sarlat-la-Canéda

  • Day 11 - Sarlat-la-Canéda – Saint-Émilion – Bordeaux

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

- 10 nights in hand-picked accommodation

The Crew

- Experienced Tour Leader and Driver

Transport

- Premium mini-coach transportation