Bordeaux & Dordogne Family Bike Tour - 20s & Beyond
Grand Wine Estates & Michelin Stars
From $4,899 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights
(+$1,080 for sgl. occ.)
Travel through time across the French countryside by bike with your family. In Dordogne, swans and boats glide along the meandering river as you ride on shore. Quiet hamlets rest among walnut groves. Next there’s Bordeaux, with the World Heritage site of St-Émilion. A grapevine-laden land graced with superb routes, noble châteaux and world-famous vineyards.
- Embrace the perfect pairing—the Dordogne's rustic countryside and Bordeaux's renowned viticulture
- Savor Michelin-starred meals highlighting the region's bounty and prepared by celebrated chefs
- Ride along the peaceful Dordogne River and past world-famous Bordeaux Grand Cru vineyards
- Discover St-Émilion, beloved for its extraordinary monolithic cathedral, exceptional landscape and wines
Days 1-2 Pass picturesque medieval villages as you bike alongside the Dordogne River | Lush flora, vineyards and fields await in the Périgord’s brilliantly colored agricultural regions | Behold Cro-Magnon cave art depicting mammoths and other animals in prehistoric caverns | Distinguished chef Vincent Arnould creates a Michelin-starred dinner just for us.
Day 3 Bike along the winding river past farming hamlets and Bergerac vineyards brimming with ripening fruit | Ride quiet roads to the 16th-century Château de Monbazillac | Sip the regional sweet golden-white wine, famous since the 17th century, and enjoy splendid valley views | Tonight another outstanding family dinner awaits.
Day 4 Views of lavish castles and picturesque vineyards appear majestically on the horizon as you ride | Learn how to recognize Bordeaux vintages by color, smell and flavor with an oenologist at La Belle Échoppe wine school.
Days 5-6 Walk around St-Émilion, a beautiful World Heritage site and epicenter of French wines, before a visit to its underground treasures | Enjoy a private tour of one of St-Émilion's Grand Cru wineries | Savor a macaron—these sweet and chewy cookies have been produced here since the 1600s | Cap off the week with a six-course dinner paired with delicious wines.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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F Family Dates - 20s and Beyond
Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from a large selection of dates for your group of 8 or more. Call us for date availability. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or if your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you.
Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more Guests: from $4,899 pp dbl occ
- 9 Guests: from $5,399 pp dbl occ
- 8 Guests: from $5,599 pp dbl occ
- 2-7 Guests: Give us a call or reach out here!
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