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LOT & QUERCY - Equestrian and Cultural Comfort Stay

You will enjoy the magical landscapes, 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 directly at the Mas in late afternoon. After a visit of the property and a first meeting with our horses, we will share a friendly drink then diner and night at the Mas.

Day 2
After breakfast, a first hack around the property will allow you to get to know your horse and to discover the place with your guide. Lunch is taken at the Mas. For those who have chosen the "visits" options, the afternoon will be devoted to discovering the magnificient St Cirq Lapopie village, a must-see medieval village. Return to the Mas for the diner and the night.

Day 3
Breakfast at the Mas. Departure for a two parts ride with a picnic at the Puy-Blanc's ponds, a protected natural area on the site of an old clay quarry. 4h horse-ride. At your return at the Mas, relaxation and gourmet diner.

Day 4
Breakfast at the Mas. New hack on the Causse towards the Bélinac menhir, imprint of a human activity in this region around 4 000 years ago. After lunch at the Mas, free afternoon or, for those who have chosen the "visits" option, we will admire the ornate cave of Pech Merle and its mouving prehistoric murals paintings. Diner and night at the Mas.

Day 5
Today is a rest day for the horses. Free day for those who have chosen the "visits" option. For the others, we will take the road by car towards the Gouffre de Padirac and its underground boat trip to visit of one of the most majestic underground river in France. We will have lunch in an emblematic farm of the region before visiting the cité de Rocamadour and its sanctuary, built on the cliff. Return to the Mas in late afternoon and diner.

Day 6
After a breakfast at the Mas, we will return to our horses for a complete day of riding. After a descent into the valley through the authentic village of Corn, you will pass in front of the mysterious source of Bual, take a wooded area of the Saint Jacques path before a well deserved lunch break at the priory of Espagnac. In the afternoon, you will go back up to the South side of the valley along the ridges and enjoy the view before coming back to the North side to find the property. In the evening, a special wine and local product evening will be offered to you !

Day 7
Breakfast at the Mas and departure. Don't hesitate, if you want, to enjoy the end of the week to continue your visit of our beautiful department.

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.

 

"Equestrian and Cultural Stay" 7 days - 2022
May 07 to 13
900 €
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May 28 to June 03
900 €
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June 04 to 10
900 €
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June 11 to 17
900 €
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June 18 to 24
900 €
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June 25 to July 01
900 €
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July 02 to 08
900 €
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August 27 to September 02
900 €
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September 10 to 16
900 €
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September 17 to 23
900 €
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September 24 to 30
900 €
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October 01 to 07
900 €
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October 08 to 14
900 €
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"Option 2022
Supplement Single if requested
To be paid on site
300 € / person  
Non-Rider Discount - 200 €  
Visit option Lot (4 visited site) 290 € / person  


 

Included:

-  The above described tour on a full board basis from diner on day 1 to breakfast on day 7
- Accomodation at the Mas in a double room to share
- The financial guarantee of funds deposited in Ride in France(see "why ride with us ?")

 

Not included:

- Drinks (except water and wine at meals)
- Registration fees of 15 € per person
- Transfers from and to the Cahors or Figeac train station and Toulouse airport
- 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: 90 kg.
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.

Corrèze ride Millevaches - RIDE IN FRANCE

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

Group size: From 1 to 6 riders

Arrival airport / train station:

Meeting point at the Mas in late afternoon.

Transfers are possible from and to Cahors and Figeac 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.

Riding guest reviews

"My riding friends and myself were delighted with this trip which allowed us to appreciate the horse riding in ideal places without meeting cars, in amazing and differents landscapes. The horses well in their head and with a notion of ethology which allowed us this new aspect of the horse riding. Our hosts really spoiled us !!! Excellent supervision and advices during the horse riding and an outstanding cook !!! They contributed to the week being too short." - Patrick V. (2021)

"An exceptionnal guesthouse, comfortable and friendly. The horses are extremely well in their head and know their job while riding. People we would like to meet more often : kind, generous, passionate and interesting." - Lise F. (2020)

Why you will love this trail

From 900 €

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7 days / 6 nights / 4 days riding

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