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ENVIE D’UNE EXPERIENCE CULTURELLE EN PLEINE NATURE ?

Balades Cultures & Nature vous invite à la découverte d’un territoire avec un guide diplômé dans une ambiance conviviale et décontractée

ENVIE DE MARCHER, DE SE RESSOURCER ?

Balades Cultures & Nature vous guide en toute sécurité sur des sentiers
où la beauté intemporelle des paysages s’offre à vous

ENVIE DE PARTAGER DES EMOTIONS ?

Balades Cultures & Nature vous raconte avec passion des histoires, des anecdotes et plus encore…
un voyage hors du temps entre ciel et terre

NOTRE CONCEPT

Une invitation au voyage où la nature est au cœur de l’expérience, une découverte d’un terroir, de son histoire, ses traditions, ses paysages, sa faune et sa flore

Offrez-vous un concentré de Dordogne-Périgord Une subtile alliance entre patrimoine, nature, et rencontre 

Sandra & Elodie, Guides Conférencières

Hiking

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our walks combine cultural experiences with lovely walks in nature

Balades Cultures & Nature invite you to discover all that our region has to offer with a certified guide in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere

LONGING TO HIKE AND TO RECHARGE YOUR BATTERIES ?

Balades Culture & Nature  will guide you safely on trails where timeless beauty will welcome you.

COME SHARE THE BEAUTY OF PERIGORD

Balades Cultures & Nature will recount the history, anecdotes of this stunning region and more… a journey out of time between heaven and earth

OUR CONCEPT

An invitation to a journey where nature is the focus of the experience, the discovery of an area, its history, traditions, landscapes, fauna & flora

Indulge yourself with a concentrated of Dordogne-Perigord A subtle alliance of patrimony, nature, and encounters

Sandra & Elodie, Guide-lecturers

Book your hike!

with our partner ELLOHA

Every Wednesday (June, July & August)
Duration: 3 ½ H

100% nature entertainment on a shaded course

A tasting

Quiz game for children!

HIKNG ON THE TRAILS AROUND CHATEAU DE BIRON

Situated at the border of the Perigord and Agenais areas, the Chateau of Biron suddenly arises from its past and its peculiar shape emerges from the woods of oak and chestnut trees.
We invite you for a hike of the area around Biron to discover through anecdotes the history of the Gontaut-Biron’s family, local fauna and flora and to meet with an organic winegrower who talks with delight about the making of his organic wines, from the vine to the glass.
A 100% nature entertainment on a 6 km shady path, with a winetasting and a quiz game for children!

Price: 20 €
Every Tuesday (July & August)
Duration: 3 ½ H

100% nature entertainment on a shaded course

A tasting

Quiz game for children!

THE VINEYARD OF BERGERAC : the wines of Colombier

Perched on top of a hill, the hamlet of Colombier, surrounded by vines, has many surprises for you!

Discover local stories and anecdotes of the almost 2,000-year-old Bergerac vineyard.

Ubiquitous rural heritage and gentle hills planted with vines will delight your eyes and your taste buds during a stop at one of the organic vineyards on our route.

A guided and narrated walk, focusing on nature, cultural legacy and wine properties: a nice round-trip between yesterday and today and the continuity of a passion of men for this land of wine!

A 100% nature entertainment on a 6 km shady path, with a winetasting and a quiz game for children!

Price: 20 €
Every Thursday (July & August)
Duration: 3 ½ H

100% nature entertainment on a shaded course

A tasting

Quiz game for children!

ABBEY OF CADOUIN, IN THE SHADE OF ITS PRESTIGIOUS ABBAYE

Cadouin is a village surrounded by the Forest of the Bessède , it has a Cistercian abbey with a flamboyant Gothic-style cloister, that has attracted numerous pilgrimages, and has housed a mysterious and legendary Holy Shroud!

It is a magic place and mysterious at the same time, where much is said about a pilgrimage…. come and discover its history and admire its amazing architecture … the stroll will allow you to discuss the economic and social impact of this monastic place on the surrounding area from Middle Ages to today.

Price: 20 €
Every Monday (July & August)
Duration: 3 ½ H

100% nature entertainment on a shaded course

A tasting

Quiz game for children!

CASTELNAUD BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH…

Want to get away from it all ?

Nature and culture lover, this walk on the heights of Castelnaud-la-Chapelle will make you travel between Heaven and Earth!

Step back in time, discover the daily life of this land and its fauna and flora.

Pretty trails with breathtaking panoramas, an old oven, a dovecote, Périgordine houses with gold-colored stones, a passionate guide-lecturer who takes you to a farm and a family who knows all the secrets of producing the best possible walnut oil, a magical moment to share!

Price: 20 €
Every Thursday (July & August)
Duration: 3 ½ H

100% nature entertainment on a shaded course

Quiz game for children!

COUZE-ET-SAINT-FRONT : ABOUT VILLAGES OF MILLS

Did you say a paper mill village? Couze and Saint-Front ?

You do not often come across a village whose traditional activity lingers on until today, so let’s take advantage!

Explore this charming village that was once the France’s largest paper-producing towns, up to 13 working mills between the 16th and 17th centuries were operating. The village has remained unchanged for years. Your guide-lecturer will accompany you during stroll through the village and the industrial wasteland. You will climb hilly trails to the freshness of the underwood where a stunning view awaits you. Back in the village, a ceramist and sculptor will share his work with you and talk about his art, his favorite materials and style.

Price: 20 €
Every Monday (July & August)
Duration: 3 ½ H

100% nature entertainment on a shaded course

A tasting

Quiz game for children!

ON THE ROAD WITH PILGRIMS OF SAINT-AVIT-SENIEUR

Want to know more about Saint-Avit-Sénieur?

The imposing Abbey, located in the heart of the village on the Route of Santiago de Compostela is built like a fortress. We are curious to know about her past, the legends she has generated, the life of the canons, the evolution of the surrounding landscapes …

Your guide-lecturer will reveal all her secrets to you while strolling by the Abbey.

You will also meet a couple of passionate farmers who will share a moment with you and talk about their organic production of nuts, saffron … it will be an enchanted break!

Price: 20 €
Every Wednesday (July & August)
Duration: 2 H

100% nature entertainment on a shaded course

Quiz game for children!

LALINDE AND ITS CLIFFS

Lalinde, is a so-called “river” bastide.

Have you noticed this trail going up? We will climb the Saint-Front cliff together in pursuit of the legendary and terrible Coulobre! You will travel through time with your guide-lecturer, between the history of trade, linked to navigation of barges and the local legend, along this half-city, half-nature route in a bucolic setting following the Dordogne River …

Price: 10 €
Every Friday (July & August)
Duration: 2 H

100% nature entertainment on a shaded course

Quiz game for children!

MOLIERES: A BASTIDE LIKE NO OTHER…

Here is a village a little away from the tourist routes …

Come and discover this English “bastide” and its vicinities, a little gem of stone, situated on the green hilly sides and dominated by a perfectly square fortress. There is a rumor going around this village which is surrounded by walnut groves, truffle fields, a fountain and a laundry place …

Your guide will disclose the secrets of Molières’s history, tell you anecdotes about daily life in the Middle Ages and their steeple quarrels!

History, Culture, Nature are on the agenda !

Price: 10 €
Every Wednesday (July & August)
Duration: 2 H

100% nature entertainment on a shaded course

Quiz game for children!

THE FEUDAL MOUND OF SAINT-FELIX-DE-VILLADEIX

Saint-Felix de Villadeix, would this village take us back to the year 1000?

On a section of an ancient road, not far from the village, is the feudal mound of Saint-Félix-de-Villadeix …

Accompanied by your guide-lecturer, this walk will allow you to discover why we speak of a ‘motte castrale’, what are its vestiges, what were the lifestyles of the Middle Ages?

All along this hike in a natural environment of great beauty, with forests of chestnut and oak trees and meadows you will hear interesting stories and anecdotes.

Price: 20 €
Every Tuesday (July & August)
Duration: 3 ½ H

100% nature entertainment on a shaded course

A tasting

Quiz game for children!

SECRETS ABOUT CHATEAU DE LANQUAIS

Legend has it that the woods of Chateau de Lanquais keep many secrets!

Let’s go for a walk in the forest of the uncompleted “Louvre du Périgord” and let’s discover the extravagant adventures of the proprietors and their woods: from the legends of the black lake to the exactions of Galliot de La Tour, your guide has prepared for you a walk where plots, legends and heritage will punctuate this experience.

Price: 20 €

Other hiking upon request

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CHATEAU DE COMMARQUE

Magic of time and space …

In the heart of a still unspoiled spot, let’s set off to discover this unique place in the Dordogne: Chateau de Commarque, its village, its troglodytic fortress, its valley listed ‘Grands Sites de France’, will delight young and old!

We will wander the magnificent surrounding woods, to observe and discover the castral village of Commarque and some enigmas …

This immersion into the “imaginary” world of knights, farmers, lords and ladies will end with the ascent of the keep and an exceptional panorama!

Duration: 3 ½ H

ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHATEAU BEYNAC…

Like a movie set, situated on a cliff, 150 m above the Dordogne river, the fortress of Beynac propels the traveler into another universe… Richard the Lionheart, the Hundred Years War, a time when the cobblestones echoed the sound of swords and the hooves of horses …

This walk has some great discoveries in store for you: old houses with ancestral roofs,  treasures of information about the village of Beynac and its fortress provided by your guide, exceptional vistas …

A stop at a walnut oil mill to learn about the secrets of manufacturing and to taste some produces, will complete the tour.

Duration: 3 ½ H

MOUYDIER AND THE RESISTANCE

Mouleydier, 21 June 1944

The announcement of the Normandy landings gave birth to incredible enthusiasm and generated vocations among the people of Bergerac.

Many adolescents, men and women will join the sparse ranks of the Maquis. This  resistance movements then undertook spectacular actions, such as the release of political prisoners from the military prison of Mauzac.

A few days later, after a bitter struggle, the village of Mouleydier was looted and then set on fire by troops of the Wehrmacht armored division.

During this walk of about two hours along the remembrance trail, we will retrace step by step this event experienced by this peaceful village on the banks of the Dordogne River.

Duration: 2H

LES EYZIES-DE-TAYAC , IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF OUR ANCESTORS

Who has not dreamed of finding a flintstone or walking in the footsteps of our ancestors?

This walk invites you to climb up the cliffs of the village of Les Eyzies-de-Tayac to admire the exceptional vista and to discover the daily activities of the Paleolithic and Neolithic men. Back in the village, your guide will complete this immersion into prehistory with a guided tour of the National Museum of Prehistory or another major prehistoric site.

Duration: 3 ½ H

Prenons soin les uns des autres !

Pour faire face à la crise sanitaire que nous traversons, les visites se dérouleront dans le respect des mesures barrières. Le port du masque est obligatoire durant les visites.