Aquitaine Bike – Cycling tours and bike rental in the Dordogne, South West France.

Welcome to Aquitaine Bike ® Cycling tours and bike rental in the Dordogne, South West France.

We are located in the Perigord Noir region of the Dordogne, in the village of Coux et Bigaroque.

The area is defined by 2 rivers and their valleys :

  1. La Vézère – the prehistoric sites and decorated caves of the Vézère valley are a Unesco World Heritage site. The valley contains 147 prehistoric sites and 25 decorated caves.
  2. La Dordogne – one of the cleanest rivers in Europe, the valley abounds with medieval and renaissance castles, bastides and honey coloured stone villages.

The best cycling conditions are to be found in the Dordogne, quiet country roads to suit all levels of riding, beautiful scenery and good weather. This region is a treasure of natural beauty and is exceptionally rich in prehistoric sites and historical points of interest.

Weather conditions here are great for cycling from March to November.

Rental Bikes

  • 21 and 24-speed Trek hybrid/touring bikes
  • 30-speed Lapierre carbon/alloy road bikes
  • 6 and 18-speed Lapierre kids bikes

These lightweight, high performance bikes are ideal for the country roads in the Perigord.
Check out our Bike Rental page for details.

Touring

Alongside our bike hire services, we specialise in self-guided custom tours in the Dordogne. Our system and organisation of these cycling tours keep costs to a minimum. We custom design routes, offer recommendations, suggestions, and information relevant to your interests. This is included in the bike rental fee.

If you are staying in one location as a base for daily loop rides, we will custom design routes to suit you.

Please visit the Touring Info page for details of how our tours are organised, and a step-by-step guide to setting up your cycling tour in the Dordogne.

Accommodation suggestions can be found on the Where to Stay page.

Terrain: this region is hilly, but not at all extreme, the maximum elevation difference on our routes is 200 metres. 

Aquitaine Bike Certificate of Excellence 2016

Aquitaine Bike offer the following cycling tours in the Dordogne, South West France.

Cycling through the forests, fields, and honey coloured stone villages of the Perigord is a journey back in time. Vineyards, market towns, renaissance and medieval castles, 13th century bastides, 12th century churches, troglodytic sites and prehistoric cave art…World class rides and spectacular scenery are assured

Classic Tour

6 days / 7 nights (daily distances 35 – 50 km)

4 + 5 Day Tour

4 days / 5 nights or 5 days/6 nights (daily distances 40 – 60km)

The Wild Boar Tour

6 days / 7 nights (daily distances 40-60 km)

Caves & Castles

6 days / 7 nights (daily distances 25-50 km)

About Aquitaine Bike

We have 28 years of personal cycling experience in the region and 16 years of client feedback to draw from. We have organised cycling tours throughout France and Spain since 2000, and work as consultants to several international bicycle touring companies. Our knowledge of the region is extensive, not only in regards to the best cycling routes (which we update regularly), but also prehistory, history, wine, gourmet cuisine, local traditions, etc. We are happy to share this knowledge with you. We value our clients and strive to offer a level of quality equipment and personalised service which is unmatched in the region.

We are fully insured and listed with the Ministry of Health, Youth, and Sports, reference number 02407ET0126.