from Easter to Halloween
from moderate to challenging
historical patrimony, gastronomy, viniculture, art and crafts, family
Périgord is a real country In its own right, you can explore four colours, four facets: white, black, green and purple. Each of these "Périgords" has its own historical, architectural or natural treasures.
During our last field trip, we discovered pleasant little roads, loved wandering from castle to castle and visiting some of the most beautiful villages in France. Over the course of the kilometres, unique atmospheres surrounded us, whether crossing sumptuous natural scenery, riding by vineyards, rivers... We also set off this summer to the Lot: what a joy it was to follow the Dordogne to Souillac on a small road at the end of the world; or view beautiful authentic landscapes by travelling along the Lot or the Célé between Figeac and Saint-Cirq-Lapopie. The Lot is still very natural and sometimes steep, the small roads are not very busy even in the middle of summer.
Whatever your level, you can fully enjoy the Périgord and the Lot by riding at your own pace: we will build a course that suits your abilities. Dare to venture into the hilly landscapes; an electric bicycle can be there to assist you if you wish.
In a region with such a varied heritage, you will surely want to come back to explore all its colours. So ride and enjoy yourself!
Start your immersion now by discovering our examples of bike tours in the Périgord and Lot.
Examples of indicative prices:
Circuit for 2 persons for 4 days and 3 nights half-board: € 450 / per person
Circuit for 4 persons for 7 days and 6 nights half-board: €750 / per person
You will never cease to marvel at the caves and crystallization chasms, gorges, gullies... and other magical places that await you.
You can also enjoy the exceptional natural scenery through multiple outdoor activities if you want to spend a day without a bike during your stay: hiking in the Auvézère gorges, canoeing down the Dordogne or Célé, via ferrata, hot air balloon flights, initiation to speleology... there is something for everyone and for the whole family!
In the heart of the cradle of humanity, you open a book steeped in history. From prehistoric times to the present day, Périgord is full of testimonies of the passage of humankind on our earth. Follow in their footsteps, starting with the many prehistoric sites, including the emblematic Lascaux cave, the Pech Merle cave or the Padirac abyss. Continue your journey back in time by visiting the fortified villages, the magnificent medieval city of Sarlat or the old villages such as Rocamadour and Saint-Cirq-Lapopie... and set off on the road of a thousand and one castles in the region, from the 12th century to the Renaissance.
Périgord and Lot are also a land of pure delicacies: cep mushrooms, walnuts, strawberries, foie gras, duck breast, lamb... not to mention the famous truffle. Indulge yourself by tasting its authentic and generous cuisine, accompanied by a vintage Bergerac, Pécharmant or the famous Monbazillac or Cahors. It will also be an opportunity to meet local producers who will talk to you about their products with passion.
Périgord has always been inhabited by all forms of art: the caves decorated with paintings, sculptures or engravings are the first evidence of this. Today, the region has many craftsmen who perpetuate this tradition by continuing to work with natural materials, such as earth, wood, stone... Do not hesitate to visit their workshops to discover their works.
Simple and direct access to customized products at an affordable price
Whether you go alone, with a partner or with friends, our trips are suitable for everyone, whatever the age and level.
You will discover the authenticity and originality of the regions proposed on carefully chosen small roads
You benefit from real flexibility in your choice of services: duration, accommodation, activities...
You focus your circuit around the themes that truly interest you: historical heritage, viticulture, gastronomy, arts and crafts
A young retired couple wanted to spend a week on a bike vacation with their daughter and her husband. Évasion à vélo created a trip adapted to their pace, allowing them to explore the most beautiful historical sites and vineyards in the Périgord.
A couple wanted a cycling holiday with their fifteen-year old son. EAV put together an eight-day package totally personalised for this family with a balance of nature, ocean and vines.
For example, a retired couple, still young and active, decided on a six-day tour working through our “Evasion à Velo” site. Our local representative put together a tailor-made programme for them including vineyards, cities, charming villages and…. beaches.