Dordogne: Cycling Souillac to Rocamadour

Discover the Dordogne’s geological wonders, medieval settlements and world famous gastronomy as you pedal from Souillac to Rocamadour. 

Following the River Dordogne cycle to the hilltop villages of Martel and Collonges la Rouge. Pedal to the enchanting villages of Carennac and Loubressac where sun drenched restaurant terraces invite you to indulge in local dishes created with ceps, truffles and canard. 

Continue west to the dramatic cliffside village of Rocamadour. Here sample local delicacies of goats cheese and saucisson, rounding off with a day of poolside relaxation.
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Bicycle Ride · Midi-Pyrénées
Souillac to Martel
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 21.5 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 411 m
Descent 261 m

Testing, but very pleasant cycle through the backroads of Dordogne from Souillac to Martel

from Angus Smith,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Bicycle Ride · Midi-Pyrénées
Martel loop via Collonges la Rouge
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 33.4 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 480 m
Descent 475 m

A testing route through glorious countryside to the rose red village of Collanges de Rouge and back.

from Angus Smith,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Bicycle Ride · Midi-Pyrénées
Martel to Saint Cere
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 37 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 144 m
Descent 220 m

This longer route sees you following the River Dordogne from Martel, through the pretty village of Carennac and onto Saint Cerre.

from Angus Smith,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Bicycle Ride · Midi-Pyrénées
Saint Cere Loop via Beaulieu-sur-Drodogne
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 52.2 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 514 m
Descent 511 m

A long loop ride that takes you through stunning countryside, past Castelnau Chateau, and along the riverside to Beaulieu-sur-Drodogne, then giving ...

from Angus Smith,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Bicycle Ride · Midi-Pyrénées
Saint Cere to Rocamadour
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 33.5 km
Duration 2:40 h
Ascent 393 m
Descent 295 m

A gloriously scenic route that takes you through pretty villages of Autouire and Loubrassec, and onto the Rocamadour famous for its spectacular ...

from Angus Smith,   Macs Adventure Ltd