8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Brive-la-Gaillarde
— Few hours
2
Rocamadour
— 1 night
3
Saint-Cirq-Lapopie
— 1 night
4
Cahors
— Few hours
5
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
6
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil
— 1 night
7
Lascaux
— Few hours
8
Piegut-Pluviers
— 1 night

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Brive-la-Gaillarde

Brive-la-Gaillarde ©
Brive-la-Gaillarde is a commune of France. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): sample the fine beverages at Distillerie Bellet and then get outside with Lac du Lauzanier.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Brive-la-Gaillarde trip itinerary builder.

San Francisco, USA to Brive-la-Gaillarde is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Brive-la-Gaillarde due to the time zone difference. In March, Brive-la-Gaillarde is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Brive-la-Gaillarde

Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Lac du Lauzanier
Highlights from your plan
Lac du Lauzanier ©
Lac du Lauzanier
Distillerie Bellet ©
Distillerie Bellet

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Rocamadour

Rocamadour ©
Rocamadour is only accessible by one road leading into the port town built on the face of a cliff with a large number of buildings cantilevered over the edge.
On the 29th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Cite Religieuse, thenidentify plant and animal life at La Foret des Singes, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rocher des Aigles.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rocamadour trip tool.

You can drive from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Rocamadour in an hour. While traveling from Brive-la-Gaillarde, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rocamadour, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saint-Cirq-Lapopie.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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La Foret des Singes ©
La Foret des Singes
Rocher des Aigles ©
Rocher des Aigles

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Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie ©
Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is a commune in the Lot department in south-western France. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): get curious at Grotte du Pech-Merle and then get to know the fascinating history of Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Saint-Cirq-Lapopie trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rocamadour to Saint-Cirq-Lapopie in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Cahors.

Things to do in Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Grotte du Pech-Merle
Highlights from your plan
Grotte du Pech-Merle ©
Grotte du Pech-Merle
Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie ©
Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie

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Cahors

Cahors ©
Almost entirely surrounded by water, Cahors is a lovely medieval peninsular town located in the heart of the red wine country.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): snap pictures at Pont Valentre and then do a tasting at Atrium Georges Vigouroux.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cahors trip website.

You can drive from Saint-Cirq-Lapopie to Cahors in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In March in Cahors, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Cahors

Wineries Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Atrium Georges Vigouroux ©
Atrium Georges Vigouroux
Pont Valentre ©
Pont Valentre

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Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): pick up some local products at Fermiers en Salardais, don't miss a visit to Chateau des Milandes, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud, and finally hunt for treasures at Sarlat Market. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Lascaux II, examine the collection at Lascaux Caves 4, thenstop by La Maison du Foie Gras, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle du Marais de Grolejac.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sarlat-la-Caneda day trip site.

Getting from Cahors to Sarlat-la-Caneda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Montignac, Reserve Naturelle du Marais de Grolejac, La Maison du Foie Gras
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Lascaux Caves 4 ©
Lascaux Caves 4

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Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil ©
Best known for its discovery of the first five skeletons of Cro-Magnons, the earliest known examples of Homo sapiens sapiens, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil is home to the rock shelter that held skeletons included a fetus, and remarkably modern looking skulls with a much rounder shape than the earlier Neanderthal.
On the 2nd (Tue), stop by Les Gourmandises de Lucco, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Font de Gaume.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil travel route planner.

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil is just a short distance from Sarlat-la-Caneda. In April, daily temperatures in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Lascaux.

Things to do in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chateau des Milandes, Les Gourmandises de Lucco
Highlights from your plan
Grotte de Font de Gaume ©
Grotte de Font de Gaume
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Les Gourmandises de Lucco ©
Les Gourmandises de Lucco

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Lascaux

Lascaux ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Le Regourdou.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lascaux travel route planner.

Lascaux is very close to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil. Traveling from Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil in April, you will find days in Lascaux are little chillier (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Piegut-Pluviers.

Things to do in Lascaux

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Le Regourdou ©
Le Regourdou

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night
Piegut-Pluviers

Piegut-Pluviers ©
Piégut-Pluviers is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Nontron and then take in the exciting artwork at Anywhere Creation.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Piegut-Pluviers trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Lascaux to Piegut-Pluviers in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piegut-Pluviers

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Chateau de Nontron
Highlights from your plan
Anywhere Creation ©
Anywhere Creation

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