9 days in Cognac & Dordogne Itinerary

9 days in Cognac & Dordogne Itinerary

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9 days in Cognac & Dordogne Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
1
Cognac
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Perigueux
— 3 nights
Train + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
3
Domme
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  7 h
End: Manchester

1
night
Cognac

Cognac
Cognac is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France. You've now added Remy Martin to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royal de Cognac, savor the flavors at Hennessy Les Visites, then contemplate the long history of Martell Cognac's Visitors Center, and finally learn about winemaking at Remy Martin. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Le Chateau des Enigmes de Pons, then admire the landmark architecture of La Maison de la Lieutenance, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Public de Cognac.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cognac day trip planning site .

Manchester, UK to Cognac is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in July, expect Cognac to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Perigueux.

Things to do in Cognac

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Le Chateau des Enigmes de Pons
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Le Chateau des Enigmes de Pons
Le Chateau des Enigmes de Pons
Chateau Royal de Cognac ©
Chateau Royal de Cognac
Martell Cognac's Visitors Center ©
Martell Cognac's Visitors Center

3
nights
Perigueux

Perigueux ©
Périgueux is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.Périgueux is the prefecture of the départment. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perigueux: Chateau de Bridoire (in Ribagnac), Ferme Andrevias (in Sorges) and Chateau de Hautefort (in Hautefort). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Cathedrale St-Front, explore the landscape on two wheels at Voie Verte des Berges de l'Isle, Head underground at Grotte de Tourtoirac, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jacques Church.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Perigueux trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Cognac to Perigueux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Perigueux are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Domme.

Things to do in Perigueux

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bergerac City, Chateau de Bridoire, Grotte de Tourtoirac, Ferme Andrevias, Chateau de Hautefort
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Cathedrale St-Front ©
Cathedrale St-Front
Chateau de Bridoire ©
Chateau de Bridoire
Chateau de Hautefort ©
Chateau de Hautefort

2
nights
Domme

Domme ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes, steep yourself in history at Chateau de Castelnaud, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Exotique, and finally Head underground at La Grotte De Domme.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Domme journey maker tool .

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Perigueux to Domme in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Domme, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Domme

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Jardin Exotique
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
La Grotte De Domme
La Grotte De Domme

2
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sarlat-la-Caneda: Cite Religieuse (in Rocamadour) and Gouffre de Padirac (in Padirac). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Vieux Sarlat, stop by Cave Philippe Godard, sample the fine beverages at Distillerie de la Trappe, and admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sarlat-la-Caneda itinerary planner.

Sarlat-la-Caneda is very close to Domme. July in Sarlat-la-Caneda sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Grotte du Grand Roc, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Gouffre de Padirac, Cite Religieuse, Chateau de Beynac
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Vieux Sarlat
Vieux Sarlat
Les Noyeraies du Landers ©
Les Noyeraies du Landers
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac ©
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac

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