A CRADLE OF MASTER OF ARTS
- Prehistoric cave paintings, including Font-de-Gaume and Lascaux II, a reproduction of the original Lascaux.
- The animation of colorful village markets in the Dordogne.
- Sarlat, a town with a wealth of vestiges of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, one of the rare sites in France to remain intact since the 17th century.
- Rocamadour, built into near-vertical cliffs, and a medieval way station for pilgrims en route to Compostela.
- Beynac-et-Cazenac, a 12th century fortress-castle overlooking the valley of the Dordogne.
- Les Milandes, 15th century château once owned by the American singer-dancer of the 1920s and 30s, Josephine Baker.
- Gourmet meals featuring fresh local products: foie gras, poultry, truffles, chestnuts, wines of Cahors--and more.
Day 1: August 21 (Lodging near Cahors)
- Arrival day,
- Your guides will meet you at the Toulouse airport.
- Before heading to the Dordogne region, if time, your guides will give you a brief tour of the city before driving you to your accommodations near Cahors.
- Welcome apéritif and orientation.