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Ophorus Sarlat Day Tours

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Address: 30 Avenue Thiers, 24200 Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
Phone Number: 0033 633 051 009
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Description: Your day trip and excursion specialist in Sarlat. All our tours take place...
Your day trip and excursion specialist in Sarlat. All our tours take place on board comfortable and recent minivans and all tours are conducted by English speaking driver guides. Our destinations include Lascaux caves, Rocamadour, St Cirq Lapopie and many more...
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Very informative and fun

We went on a full-day tour the Dordogne with Marion, an outstanding tour guide.She took us on a walking tour of Sarlat, a interesting, well- preserved medieval town. Then we went... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We went on a full-day tour the Dordogne with Marion, an outstanding tour guide.She took us on a walking tour of Sarlat, a interesting, well- preserved medieval town. Then we went on an hour-long boat ride on the Dordogne, which was pleasant and scenic. Marion recommended a nice place for lunch. Next, we toured Lascaux 2, which was very interesting,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Recently returned from a trip to France in May, and was delighted with my time and money well spent with Orphorus guides, Marion and Florence, both treasures themselves in seeing attractions of the Dordogne. I looked forward to the days I would be seeing the area's natural and cultural "gems" while having wonderful conversations along the way, learning much about... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We did the Lascaux and the art of the caves tour and it was just lovely. A meaty tour. Our guide Florence was excellent. She speaks English perfectly, is passionate about the area and is very knowledgeable regards the caves. The tour was well designed. We started from the national museum of pre-history which gave us a great overview of... More 

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Bothell, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We went on the Ophorus Garden tour, their Lot Valley tour, and the all-day Dordogne tour. All three tours were excellent; we could not have seen and enjoyed so many sites on our own. And the tour guides were local, knowledgeable, personable and great to work with. We enjoyed walking through beautiful estate gardens, ancient cliff-top villages, a boat ride... More 

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ophorus, General Manager at Ophorus Sarlat Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Nancy, Thank you so much for your comments and review of our tours in the Dordogne. As you mention our guides there are local, knowledgeable, caring and the region is certainly one of the most beautiful of this country. No wonder we call it: The smile of France! Kind regards, Christophe More 

Prospect, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Long having wanted to visit Lascaux II and also an original display of prehistoric art in another cave if possible, and not wanting to rent a car, my wife and I booked a day tour with Ophorus Excursions from Sarlat. Marion, our driver and tour guide, picked us up in a blue van at nine in the morning and we... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

During a week's visit to Sarlat in October, we took four tours offered by Orphorus. These were: Beynac, Domme & Boat Ride; Castles & Gardens of the Dordogne Valley; Rocamadour; and Lascaux II. They were all wonderful! Marion was our driver/guide for Rocamadour, and Annalise for the other three. Apart from being extremely competent drivers, they both displayed a thorough... More 

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Saluda, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Orpheus Tours with guide Marion Charles is the way to see and understand the many scenic and historical sights in Sarlat La Caneda. Marion will take you to historical museums to view Sarlat Cave history in a tour guided by her that shows major items that you would fail to recognize on your own. After you see the museum she... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

In July, after enjoying Sarlat Saturday Market in the morning, I took Ophorus Tour in afternoon. Marion took me to Domme, (one of the most beautiful village In France with its unique city plan), La Roque Gageac, (where i can have a peaceful cruise in a very clean Dordogne river), and Beynac (i really admire the castle and the village).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This was a very interesting and informative tour and included a beautiful drive through the Vezere and Dordogne river valleys. Our guide, Marion, was friendly, well-prepared and enthusiastic about the caves and prehistoric life. The only thing that keeps us from giving a five star rating is not related to our experience with OphorusTours, but with the very crowded and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Our guide Marion was very pleasant but seemingly not interested in providing extra information such as other places we could visit. While we were late for our tour, we had a lot of time in the rest of the day which was not efficiently filled. We thought after our own efforts, that Domme was worth a visit, the boat ride... More 

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ophorus, Manager at Ophorus Sarlat Day Tours, responded to this review

Bonjour Peggy, Thank you for taking some time to review your trip on TA. I am a bit surprised though at your grading of the tour as we had made great efforts for you on that day to make it as smooth and pleasant as possible. You mention that you were late and that already means that you missed out... More 

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Address: Address: 30 Avenue Thiers, 24200 Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
Phone Number: 0033 633 051 009
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Sarlat-la-Caneda

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