Trip reference number: 20425

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Birds, Butterflies & Wildflowers Of The Dordogne

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France’s Dordogne region is great for birding, butterfly watching and for wildflowers. It is a perfect ‘stepping-stone’ between the UK fauna and flora and those of more exotic regions further south.

Traditional land use has left many wildlife habitats intact, meaning almost any location is of natural history interest. Many birds that are either rare breeders or vagrants in the UK are common here and we'll explore woodland, scrub and fields for species such as crested tit and golden oriole. Around 120 butterfly species have been recorded in the Dordogne, twice the number seen in the United Kingdom, while June is the peak flowering time for many species and the flora is outstanding.

Typical itinerary

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  1. Day 1: Fly to the Dordogne
  2. Day 2: Mauzac & Trémolat
  3. Day 3: Forêt de la Bessède
  4. Day 4: Vézère & Beune valleys
  5. Day 5: Causse de Daglan
  6. Day 6: Causse de Terrasson
  7. Day 7: Plaine d’Issigeac
  8. Day 8: Transfer to Bergerac; fly back to the UK
  • Available*: Jun
  • Group size: 12
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £1,795 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • 7 nights accommodation
    • All meals
    • Transfers
    • Guiding
  • Activities available:
    • Birdwatching
    • Nature drive
    • Walking


This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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