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LOT & QUERCY - Equestrian and Cultural Comfort Stay

You will enjoy the magical landcapes, the historical villages, the gourmet meals and the wonderful discoveries of the Causses of Quercy Regional Natural Park. During the week, you will switch between horseback hikes, visits of the main sites of the region and relaxing at the Mas.

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Day 1
Meeting point at the Mas in late afternoon. We visit the property and meet the horses before sharing a friendship drink and have the diner. Night at the Mas.

Day 2
After breakfast, we have our first horse trail around the Mas. We get to know our horses and discover the place with our guide. After ouf lunch at the Mas, we go to Saint Cirq Lapopie to discover this must-see medieval village. Diner and night at the Mas.

Day 3
Today, our trail leads us to the Puy-Blanc ponds and its former brickworks (unknown aspect of the local heritage) in the Causse. We have our picnic break by the ponds. When we come back to the Mas, you have the possibility to have an introduction to horse photography or you can rest and enjoy the swimming pool before to share our cantou barbecue (traditional fireplace). Night at the Mas.

Day 4
Today is a rest day for the horses. We drive to the Padirac sinkhole. We discover one of the most majestic underground rivers of France on a boat. We stop at a restaurant for lunch and then we go to Rocamadour to visit this medieval city and its sanctuary built on the cliff. We go back to the Mas in late afternoon for diner and night.

Day 5
This morning we ride to Sainte-Eulalie and the Bual source, a mysterious place on the edge of the Cele. After our lunch at the Mas and a rest time, we go to Figeac to discover this medieval town. Free time before our meeting point in a restaurant. Night at the Mas.

Day 6
The trail of the day leads us to the Belinac menhir, sign of a human activity in this 4000 years old region. After our lunch at the Mas, we visit the Pech Merle prehistoric cave and its paintings. Diner and night at the Mas.

Day 7
For our last riding day, we plan a 30 km trail. We ride between the two slopes of the valley. We stop at the priory of Espagnac-Sainte-Eulalie, on the way of Saint James. When we come back to the Mas, we share our last diner together. Night at the Mas.

Day 8
Individual departure after breakfast.

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Important: The above itinerary is provided on an indicative basis and our guide reserves the right to modify the itinerary depending on the condition of paths and the seasons.

DISCOUNT "bookings at the same time (4 people): -150€ / person

Equestrian and cultural comfort stay - 2020
April 04 to 11
1500 €
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April 11 to 18
1500 €
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April 18 to 25
1500 €
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April 25 to May 02
1500 €
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May 02 to 09
1500 €
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June 06 to 13
1500 €
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June 27 to July 04
1500 €
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September 05 to 12
1500 €
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September 26 to October 03
1500 €
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October 10 to 17
1500 €
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October 17 to 24
1500 €
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- Single bedroom supplement: 400€ to be paid on the spot
- Non rider discount: -330€

 

Included:

-  The above described tour on a full board basis from diner on day 1 to breakfast on day 8 with water and wine during meals,
- Transfers from and to the Cahors train station or Toulouse airport
- The financial guarantee of funds deposited in Ride in France(see "why ride with us ?"),
- Protection of the French Law for travel consumers who book through French travel agencies (see "why ride with us ?").

 

Not included:

- Drinks (except water and wine at meals)
- Single bedroom supplement
- Personal expenses,
- Registration fees of 15 € per person
- Optional insurance: more information.

 

 

 

 

Our horses and required riding ability

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Horses

The equestrian farm has about 20 horses from different sizes and breeds. They live in big fields on the property. They are all trained in the respect of their character according to a behavioral approach. When you will arrive, we will give you a visit of the farm to discover all our animals and meet your future horse.

Tack
We use English saddle. Saddlebags are provided.

Recommended riding ability
To take part in this horse stay, you need to feel comfortable at the three gaits outside. The gaits on this trail are dynamic when it's possible, the pace will be different according to the itinerary of the day.

Good to know
Minors accompanied by their parents are accepted from 12 years old, if they have a sufficient equestrian level.
Helmets are compulsory. You can borrow one on the spot;
Maximum weight: 100kg.
Non riders are welcome, except the equestrian part they will do the same activities following the program.

The local team

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Gwladys is a horse riding teacher, behaviourist and long term rider with more than 8000 km in autonomy.

Jeremy is a professional horse photographer.

They fell in love with the Cele Valley a couple of years ago. They welcome you to live a privileged experience to discover Lot, its cuisine and its tourist sites, more surprising the ones than the others.

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Corrèze ride Millevaches - RIDE IN FRANCE

Corrèze ride Millevaches - RIDE IN FRANCE

Accommodation
The accommodation is a Mas (a local guesthouse) located on a 50 hectares property in the Causses of Quercy Regional Natural Park. On the ground floor, there is a lounge space with view on the garden and a living room with a big table and a cantou (traditional fireplace). On the first floor, there are three double bedrooms and a refurbished bathroom to share.

Outside, you will enjoy a large swimming pool with a wooden terrace.

 

Meals
Jeremy will cook you really nice meals made of local fresh products, you will tast the local specialities.

One lunch and one diner are planned in a restaurant.

Languages spoken by the guide: English / French / Spanish speaking guide.

Group size: From 1 to 6 riders

Arrival airport / train station:

Meeting point at the Mas in late afternoon.

Transfert are possible from and to Cahors train station or Toulouse airport.

Details are given in the travel journal for these services reservation

 

Our riding consultant's report

A little corner of paradise in the middle of beautiful landscapes in a nice Mas where horse lovers live! All the ingredients are combined to have a perfect stay with horse rides and cultural discoveries.

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Why you will love this trail

From 1500 € !

Luxury ride - Family ride - With a non rider - French Heritage Ride

8 days / 7 nights / 5 days riding

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Your riding consultant,

Aude

Phone: +33 (0)4.37.02.20.00
france@rideinfrance.com

 

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