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Flavors of Dordogne

Trip Dates: Friday, May 12, 2023 - Saturday, May 20, 2023

Trip Pricing: 

  • Starts at $5,995

Trip Details & Highlights

With your small group (maximum 30 guests), enjoy seven nights in the beautiful 13th century Château de Mercuès. Gain a deeper understanding of wine, gastronomy, and the world among connoisseurs and the curious. Join an intimate cooking class with a chef sharing inspiration, secrets, and favorite recipes.

Savor new flavors with a vineyard tour, wine tasting, and lunch at the Domaine de HauteSerre. Indulge in local delicacies on a gourmet tasting tour of Sarlat-la-Canéda and during select meals at Michelin-starred properties. Discover

Take in the area’s layered history with tours of Château de Beynac, the lush Jardins d’Eyrignac, La Madeleine troglodyte village, and the fascinating Pech Merle cave. Survey the small cliff-top village of Rocamadour and make stops at cheese and truffle farms. See La Roque-Gageac with a walking tour and cruise on the Dordogne River in a traditional gabarre. Day after day, experience the getaway appeal of the Dordogne, whose lush forests, rolling hills, and imposing cliffs make it the perfect setting to relax and celebrate the region.

Enjoy the “Flavors” of food, wine, and culture in France with an optional post tour visit to Bordeaux.

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Trip Inclusions

  • 7 nights’ accommodations
  • 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 3 dinners
  • All lessons, private tours and tastings, and unique small-group excursions noted in the 9-day itinerary
  • Full guiding services of an Orbridge Travel Director and expert local guides
  • Private motor coach transportation
  • Luggage handling
  • Gratuities to Orbridge Travel Director, local guides, drivers, porters, and wait staff for included meals
  • Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.


Contact Information

Luminary Society Members

CWRU’s Luminary Society members may receive additional discounts on CWRU Educational Travel programs. For further information on Luminary Society travel discounts only, please contact The Office of Strategic Giving at 216.368.4460.