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Mountain Biking in Les Eyzies and the Dordogne

Mountain Biking in Les Eyzies and the Dordogne

The Dordogne has more than 4000 miles of marked trails, and this number is increasing as all the trails are being connected. In theory you could...

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Venus of Laussel

Venus of Laussel

The Venus of Laussel is a limestone bas relief of a nude woman displaying the horn of a wisent in one hand, while she gestures toward her swollen...

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La Roque St Christophe

La Roque St Christophe

Halfway between les Eyzies and Montignac-Lascaux, in the  Vézère Valley rises the high cliff of La Roque St Christophe. This wall of limestone...

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Hiking the Prehistoric Romans and Medieval Trail

Hiking the Prehistoric Romans and Medieval Trail

  Hiking the Prehistoric Romans and Medieval Trail A bit of History : The Beune Valley is a wonderful valley that branches into the Vezere...

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Dordogne Bicycle rentals and bike tours

Dordogne Bicycle rentals and bike tours

Aquitaine Bike the Dordogne bicycle rentals and cycling tour base comes highly recommended by Ferme de Tayac, and many other Dordogne hotels and...

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Allo Philippe Dordogne Tourist Taxi and Guide Service

Allo Philippe Dordogne Tourist Taxi and Guide Service

Anyone planning a visit to the beautiful Dordogne must know that it is virtually ( if not completely ) impossible to get around using "Public...

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In the footsteps of Jacques le Croquant

In the footsteps of Jacques le Croquant

Short bit of History. During summer of 1789 was the outbreak of the French Revolution. There were numerous good reasons that started the French...

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Tickets for Font de Gaume

Tickets for Font de Gaume

As of 2013 Grotte du Font de Gaume will no longer be taking reservations. The only way to visit the cave is to buy tickets on the day at the entrance...

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Hiking Ode to the Neanderthal

Hiking Ode to the Neanderthal

Walking Dordogne's "Ode to the Neanderthal" has been the most popular hike since they launched it about 5 years ago. This hike offers everything...

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History of the Lascaux Caves

History of the Lascaux Caves

The Lascaux Caves in the Dordogne region of southwest France contain some of the oldest and finest prehistoric art in the world. The cave paintings,...

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