Bicycle paradise in Dordogne
Château les Merles lies in the middle of the picturesque Périgord Pourpre. The landscape varies in wine chateau with ancient oak trees, scenic rivers, medieval towns, abbeys, churches, forts and castles and paying a visit to one of the unique cities Sarlat, Périgueux or Bergerac will allow you to travel back in time. The valley of the Vézère is not called for nothing ‘La vallée de l’homme’, the valley, where the cradle of the humankind lies. The Catharsis, the Hundred Years’ War and the Huguenots left their trails in Périgord – the historic name of the Dordogne. On the various terraces on your route, you will be able to discover ‘La douce France’.
Choose between 9 routes ranging up to 120 km presenting stunning sceneries, sights, chateaus and landmarks on the way. The routes are excluding the main streets and you will be surrounded by French countryside, terraces and little villages.
Bike gear & equipment,
You can lend from the hotel:
Free Road books with information about routes, sights, terraces and landmarks.