In this trip, we go back to our origins and discover our ancestor, the Cro-Magnon man and his way of life.
First we’ll visit the world museum of prehistorty at Les Eyzies, then the Rouffignac cave and its 4 km train ride. Then we’ll visit the Lascaux II cave, which ranks first in European prehistoric sites. Then La Roque Saint Christophe, the largest troglodyte site in Europe, was occupied for more than 20 000 years, and last the Commarque castle built in the 12th century above troglodytic dwellings, making it easy to understand the evolution of human habitat.
Day 1 : We welcome the participants at the SNCF railway station of Buisson de Cadouin early in the afternoon. Transfer to a hotel in Campagne.

Day 2 : Breakfast at 8. Departure at 9.30. We’ll ride along the Vézère valley to the village of Les Eyzies. There, we’ll visit the world museum of prehistory after picnic. In the afternoon we’ll have a long ride amidst forests to reach Rouffignac. Night at the Renaissance Hotel.

Day 3 : Breakfast at 8, departure at 9.30. An hour and a half ride will take us to the prehistoric cave of Rouffignac. We’ll have picnic and visit. A long ride in the afternoon through rolling wooded hills, dotted with beautiful castles to reach Montignac. Night at a bed and breakfast.

Day 4 : Breakfast at 8, departure at 9. Shortly after departure we’ll visit the world famous Lascaux II cave. Then, riding through Valojoux, we’ll get to the largest troglodytic site of Europe, La Roque Saint Christophe. We’ll have picnic there and visit the site. We’ll leave through the forest, heading south, to reach Sireuil where we’ll spend the evening and night at a bed and breakfast.

Day 5 : Breakfast at 8, departure at 9.30. After an hour ride, we’ll get to the château de Commarque, a strange and forbidding place. After visiting, through more open country, we’ll reach our picnic spot in Pech Boutier. We’ll go back to Campagne riding through forests. On the way we’ll stop at a cave dwelling (prehistoric habitat). Night at the hotel in Campagne.

Day 6 : Breakfast at 8 and transfer to the SNCF station at 9.30.
carte perigord noir lascaux
Grottes de Rouffignac
La Roque Saint Christophe
Equestrian farm les abrons black périgord lascaux
Equestrian farm les abrons black périgord lascaux 2
Equestrian farm les abrons black périgord castles
Equestrian farm les abrons black périgord château
Equestrian farm les abrons black périgord commarque castles
Equestrian farm les abrons black périgord rouffignac
Equestrian farm les abrons black périgord roque saint christophe
Equestrian farm les abrons black périgord bories
Equestrian farm les abrons black périgord église
Borie
This route may be altered, depending on room availability in hotels, weather conditions and time spent visiting
Price : 1030 €
6 days / 5 nights

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Horseback riding: The Préhistoric Périgord

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