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Motorcycle Tour in France

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Join this tour and get ready to ride some of the finest motorcycle roads that France has to offer. See hidden and secret places of immense natural beauty which will leave you in awe. Come and experience a delightful and unforgettable motorcycle holiday.

Key information

  • Terrain: asphalt
  • Bike: personal bike
  • Mileage: 1,180 kilometers / 733 miles
  • Daily rides: approximately 200 kilometers / 124 miles
  • Riding gear: available to rent: helmet and protective clothing
  • Meals: all breakfasts

Highlights

  • Starts and ends in Caday Rouge
  • Riding through the beautiful Lot Valley
  • A workshop with motorcycle washing facilities and tools
  • Be impressed as you travel through Lot-et-Garone and the Lot
  • Travel in the picturesque countryside of South West France
  • Enjoy the many attractions of South West France
  • Ride some of the finest motorcycle roads
  • 7 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


7 riding days in English
The organizer also speaks: French
Group size: Maximum of 10 participants
Airport transfer available:
Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport (US$139 per person)
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
16:00
Check-out Time:
10:00

Facilities

  • Gym
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Table tennis
  • Bar
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Bicycle rental
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • Ironing / ironing board
  • Laundry
  • Meeting room
  • Tour assistance
  • Outdoor shower

This tour includes seven nights of bed and breakfast accommodation at Caday Rouge. Caday Rouge Motorcycle Tours is pleased to offer you a complimentary welcome meal, homemade with local produce.

Caday Rouge

Your accommodation is at Caday Rouge which is a beautiful stone manor house with a 19th-century quercy stone cottage and barn dating back to 1862. These beautiful buildings are set within two acres of well-kept tranquil gardens nestling peacefully in the serene countryside on the banks of the river Lot.

There are various terraces around the house, cottage, and pool for outside dining and socializing during the summer season.

The saltwater swimming pool is 14 meters long and 6.8 meters wide and one meter leading to 2.5 meters deep with a one-meter high ledge all the way around. The pool is heated to a minimum temperature of 25 degrees centigrade between June and September.

The pools large terraces are equipped with parasols, sun loungers, and seating for your comfort, enjoyment, and socializing. These are surrounded by beautiful flowers, herbs, palm trees, and hedges. No pets are allowed.

Program

Caday Rouge Motorcycle Tours has various ride-outs ranging in distance taking in many of the attractions that southwest France has to offer. You will ride some of the finest motorcycle roads and enjoy the freedom without a care in the world. Caday Rouge Motorcycle Tours has chosen routes that have truly spectacular views, interesting stops, and which won't fail to impress you as you travel through the departments such as the Lot-et-Garonne and the Lot.

This tour is a very sociable and well-organized trip with a personal touch. Caday Rouge Motorcycle Tours consists of very personable and attentive people who wish nothing more than to make your holiday special for you. This touring holiday is flexible and can be shortened or extended if you require it. Additionally, daily ride-outs / tours are also optional.

Tour days start at 9:00 a.m. to maximize your days’ tour enjoyment.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Caday Rouge

Arrive and check-in at Caday Rouge, settle in, relax and socialize by the pool, and meet your new companions before your welcome meal.

Day 2: Figeac (200 kilometers / 124 miles)

This is the start of your touring adventure and today you head off to Figeac visiting Saint-Cirq-Lapopie and Cahors.

Day 3: Rocamadour (200 kilometers / 124 miles)

After an early breakfast, you continue your journey with a visit to the remarkable historic Rocamadour. After lunch, you will head South to Château de Beynac for a relaxing and pleasurable stop before returning to Caday Rouge.

Day 4: Dordogne (210 kilometers / 130 miles)

You venture from the Lot-et-Garonne into the Dordogne, where you firstly visit Sarlat. You will then have lunch in the beautiful bastide and fortified medieval town of Domme before returning to Caday Rouge via Château de Biron.

Day 5: Tournon-d'Agenais, Penne-d'Agenais, and Château Le Stelsia (120 kilometers / 75 miles)

Today you prepare yourselves to visit Tournon d'Agenais, Penne d'Agenais, and then onto Chateau Le Stelsia for an optional game of mini-golf. In the afternoon you will visit Chateau de Gavaudun before returning to Caday Rouge.

Day 6: Bergerac (200 kilometers / 124 miles)

Today's visit is to the Château de Monbazillac for the history of wine-making in Bergerac. You will return to Caday Rouge via Issigeac, Monpazier, and Monflanquin.

Day 7: Périgueux and Château de Hautefort (280 kilometers / 174 miles)

Today you will be taking the fantastic roads towards Périgueux and onto Château de Hautefort in the Dordogne and then head back to Caday Rouge.

Day 8: Farewell

Farewell and bon voyage, Caday Rouge Motorcycle Tours is sure you have had a fantastic holiday and they would love to see you back here again for another tour.

Skill level(s) required for this tour: beginner, intermediate, and advanced

This escorted tour is suitable for capable riders who are able to ride the distances stated in the itinerary at a comfortable pace. You will ride approximately 200 kilometers per day totaling approximately 1,180 kilometers for the holiday duration. The tour riding days are relaxed, good fun and very sociable.

Beginner

  • can ride for two to three hours
  • minimal riding experience
  • assistance required
  • comfortable with curves and leans
  • basic experience with unsurfaced roads
  • short distance ascents and descents

Intermediate

  • can ride for three to four hours
  • average riding experience
  • little assistance required
  • comfortable with extreme curves and leans
  • average experience with unsurfaced roads
  • steep ascents and descents

Advanced

  • can ride for five to six hours
  • extensive riding experience
  • assistance on demand (if required)
  • experienced with riding a variety of motorcycles
  • comfortable with any terrain and weather conditions

Location

Caday Rouge is situated on the river Lot in the Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of South West France between the hamlets of Saint-Vite and Saint-Georges. These villages are on the main national cycle route approximately half-way along the famous Lot Valley and set amongst fruit farms in true rural France with tranquillity to dream for.

Caday Rouge is a five-minute drive to the village of Monsempron-Libos and the town of Fumel, home to the historic Château de Fumel which was built to help defend the Lot Valley during the Hundred Years' War. Although not much remains of the original building, the terraced château gardens have been carefully restored and offer fine views across the Lot Valley.

Caday Rouge is also closely surrounded by villages, towns, and bastides such as Agen, Marmande, Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Duras, Nérac, and Monpazier. The South-West has an abundance of fantastic roads: twisting and winding and turning into stunning views and amazing scenery and countryside.

Even to Caday Rouge Motorcycle Tours having been here for many years, the beauty, the views, and the wildlife never cease to make them catch their breath in admiration and wonder. Historical towns and villages in this region such as Cahors, Sarlat, Domme, Rocamadour, and Monflanquin to name a few are fantastic to visit and stop for coffee or lunch.

Châteaux de Bonaguil, de Biron, de Gavaudun, and de Beynac to name just a few are also within easy riding distance and have not only some great history and architecture about them but also some popular café / restaurant's which serve as great pit-stops during a tour.

Food

Caday Rouge includes daily breakfast as well as arrival meal and also offers picnic lunches using local produce. Beers, wines and soft drinks available on request.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Boat trips for a slower pace, but an experience; not to be missed
  • Canoeing or kayaking as this is very popular on the river Lot
  • Cycling as there is a bicycle hire shop nearby
  • Golf, there are a number of good standard courses within 30 kilometers and also a 9-hole golf course only 10 kilometers away in a most enchanting setting
  • Horse riding or trekking at popular riding stables close by
  • Mountain biking on mountain-bike tracks
  • Painting, a must for any landscape artist with fields full of sunflowers or poppies and big skies all around; wherever you look, there is a scene ready for painting
  • Relax and take it easy by the pool (open between May and September)
  • Walking tours as Caday Rouge is surrounded by a canal and river walkways for your enjoyment
  • Wine tasting in popular wine-growing area, as Caday Rouge has local and nearby Buzet, Duras, Bergerac, Cahors, Bordeaux, Saint-Émilion, and many others open for tours and tastings

What's included

  • Security of full 24-hour support and expert advice
  • Use of a fantastic workshop with motorcycle washing facilities and tools
  • Use of heated swimming pool and tranquil gardens to relax in - between June and August
  • Use of Caday Rouge's barn to keep your motorcycle secure and undercover
  • Service of experienced escorts with vast local and regional knowledge
  • Use of Caday Rouges’ facilities
  • Complimentary welcome dinner
  • Daily breakfast
  • 7 nights' accommodation

What's not included

  • Bike rental (bring your owb bike)
  • Fuel
  • Road tolls
  • Ferry or flights
  • Any entrance fees to attractions
  • Meals other than breakfast and arrival meal
  • Free evening transport to restaurants and local entertainment events
  • Drinks
  • Personal insurance
  • Helmets and protective clothing (available for rent subject to availability)
  • Anything that is not in 'included'

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Toulouse–Blagnac Airport (TLS) or Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport (BOD). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.

Airport and train transfers are available and the price will vary depending on the group numbers and the transfer destination. Toulouse–Blagnac Airport (TLS) and Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport (BOD) with TGV train links to Agen and connecting train to Monsempron-Libos, Fumel.

Alternatively, you can also book your flight to arrive at Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport (EGC). Transfer from this airport is available for an additional cost of 100 GBP.

Airport: Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport Airport transfer available: Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport (US$139 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.

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Pricing information 

Two riders who would share one double room would benefit from a special rate. Please inquire mentioning your request!

  • Low season: March, April, October, November, December
  • High season: May, June, July, August, September

 

Tour information 

Caday Rouge Motorcycle Tours' commitment to you: If you book one of our tours, it is guaranteed that the tour will proceed. There is no minimum number required for any tour to go ahead. For non-European permit holders, they must have an international driving license with the relevant sections stamped.

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