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Place St-Amadour, Rocamadour France
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Half-day tour to Rocamadour by EXPLOREO
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Half-day tour to Rocamadour by EXPLOREO
After a 1 hour trip with photo stops through the majestic landscapes of the Dordogne Valley, we will reach Rocamadour, one of the most beautiful medieval village in France, built in a vertiginous setting against a canyon face, a 1000 years old historic Unesco site.<br><br>During this guided tour in english, we will tell you about the legends at the origin of this sacred place. After crossing the main street, we will reach the sancturay and its chapels by climbing the 216 steps of the Grand Pilgrim's Staircase (or elevator). You will discover the miraculous chapel and its black virgin, the sarcophagus of St Amadour dug into the rock, the legendary sword Durandal..<br><br>On the way back, we will cross the wild landscapes of the Causses du Quercy witj a stop to visit a unique place : a medieval water mill still in operation (april to oct.) or a romanesque church (nov. to march).<br><br>Also available on a private basis : contact us.<br><br>*We offset our CO2 emissions by planting trees with Reforest'Action.
$89.02 per adult
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Definitely worth a visit and stroll around. It is worth researching first otherwise you could miss something!
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The church and chapels were just beautiful. They were built right into the cliff face. It was super crowded, which made it almost impossible to feel the serenity of the place. Still, it is a worthwhile visit.
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After climbing up the steps to the holy part of the medieval village of Rocamador you arrive here. Amazing views and appropriately dressed you can enter the Basilique
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I'am not religious. So I only had a look at the architectural structure and the beautiful stained glass windows
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The basilica is quite beautiful. One of the chapels is built right into the cliff face. Such an amazing complex and well worth visiting.
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