Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Our Trip to Paris and the Périgord is On Again

Jump to last reply

Finally, we are able to reschedule our postponed trip from last fall. We'll have a week in a rental near Sarlat, a quick look at Albi and Toulouse, then a week in Paris. I've been reading all the Fodorites' trip reports again and getting very excited.

We used most of our remaining Delta miles for FF tickets but had to settle for connections through Amsterdam in both directions to get them. This puts us into Paris too late to travel on, so we will overnight before taking the TGV to Angoulême where we pick up a car. Then we will drive to our rental via Brantôme, Bourdeilles and Périgueux.

We will have five full days in and around Sarlat (St.-Crépin) and I'll need some guidance as I try to work out an itinerary for this area that enables us to make the most of our limited time. The first hiccup occurred today when I got an answer to my reservation request for Font de Gaume saying that they will not take reservations in 2013. I have posted about this separately.

Another challenge could be our plan to travel to Toulouse via Albi on May 1. We'll overnight there and take the train back to Paris the next morning. I suppose we will find most things closed for the holiday, so we'll have to take a scenic route and enjoy the sights along the way. Hope to find a restaurant open in Toulouse for some good cassoulet.

Then we have six days in Paris to chip away at my "Paris Next Time" list that never seems to get shorter as I'm always adding to it.

I'll be back soon to benefit from the collected wisdom and experience here as I work on plans.

16 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Are you trying to change your nationality ? do you need work papers
  2. 2 Rome Italy air and land tour packages
  3. 3 The new Vuitton Foundation Museum in Paris
  4. 4 Best beach town in Italy?
  5. 5 Young couple - where to stay in London?
  6. 6 Need Advice: 9 Days in Portugal in March
  7. 7 Trip Report A Greek sojourn
  8. 8 NEED ADVICE: 2 Months in Italy, 1 Month through Spain, Greece, and France
  9. 9 Bollywood in Berlin -- with English subs
  10. 10 What kind of Tourist are you?
  11. 11 Rome Underground Sites to Visit - Any Suggestions?
  12. 12 Blackpool Lights 2014: Tripping the Lights Fantastic in Northern England!
  13. 13 Trip Report Roaming Romania, Take Two
  14. 14 Is Venice really dirty?
  15. 15 Trip Report 17 amazing days in Tuscany, Positano and Rome – June 2014!
  16. 16 Trip Report Weekend in Norfolk
  17. 17 Help with Southern France & Italy Itinerary
  18. 18 Trip Report Micro trip report - a few days in Scotland
  19. 19 Trip Report Portugal Trip Report 2014
  20. 20 Trip Report Autumn in Paris
  21. 21 Pisa/Lucca Day Trip
  22. 22 Burgundy in May
  23. 23 Trip Report Rome, Naples, Florence, Venice with 4 teenagers, 1 kid, 19 days perfect!
  24. 24 Trip Report Germany: From the Mosel to Munich - A Detailed Trip Report
  25. 25 Where to stay in Tuscany with a 5 year old
View next 25 » Back to the top