6 days

From £2,395

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Summary

Famed for its caves, the Dordogne Valley has some of the earliest and finest examples of prehistoric cave art. That’s not all, on this trip to rural France you’ll discover picturesque villages, sensational cuisine and a wealth of history.

Vividly brought to life in ochre and charcoal are wild animals and human figures up to 30,000 years old. Our Guide Lecturer's tell the story of the art, its discovery and what is known of the people who created it. We will see some of the world famous rock art sites – taking you as close as it is possible to get to the lives of our most remote Ice Age ancestors.

Please note, cave visits may vary according to seasonal opening hours and therefore the itinerary may change.

 

 

Tour highlights:

  • Discover images from the world-famous painted cave of Lascaux at the new Interpretation Centre, Lascaux IV
  • Enjoy a tour led by our experts in rock art and the archaeology of the last Ice Age
  • View the UNESCO-listed cave system at Grotte de Rouffignac
  • Admire the beautiful French landscapes and enjoy the regional cuisine on this tour

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Today's Price
£2,395

Benefit from this limited time offer:

  • Pay a low deposit of £99, was £500.

Single supplement: £225

Includes flights

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Dr Paul Bahn

Guide Lecturer

Dr Paul Bahn is the leading expert on prehistoric rock art worldwide, and is certainly one of our best-known archaeologists.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
25 May 2021 ADOR210525 25 May 2021 (Tuesday) 30 May 2021 (Sunday) Dr Rob Dinnis £2,395
(inc. flights)
£99
£99
£225 Book Now
7 September 2021 ADOR210907 7 September 2021 (Tuesday) 12 September 2021 (Sunday) Dr Paul Bahn £2,395
(inc. flights)
£99
£500
£225 Book Now
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