Castles and Museums

Musée du Piage

Small museum opened following the archaeological excavations on the commune of Fajoles, the result of this research is exposed there(à 5 min) :

Musée National de la préhistoire

One of the most important museums dedicated to prehistory in the heart of the Vézère Valley; you will discover a wide range of objects, tools to better understand this period.(à 45 min)

Le Château de Fénelon

Former home of the famous writer, this powerful building with its 3 fortified walls played an important role during the Hundred Years War. It was converted into a residence and therefore has several furnished rooms, which makes it particularly interesting. (à 5 min )

Le Château de Castelnaud la Chapelle

Major historical monument of the region, in front of Beynac, gardens of Marqueysac, this beautifully restored castle has in addition a great variety of weapons of epoch (swords, crossbows, but also armor …), gears of reconstructed life-sized attacks such as Trebuchets … In summer, shows of fighting take place at the foot of the walls. Children will not be bored during this visit! (à 30 min)

You can take a combined ticket with the gardens of Marqueyssac.

Le Château de Beynac

At the top of a vertiginous cliff, above the village of Beynac, the castle is impressive and offers, in addition to its architecture, a unique view of the valley of 5 castles. ( à 30 min)

Le Château de Milandes

Nice castle where Joséphine Baker lived. The opportunity to rediscover the life of this exceptional woman who left her mark in these places. Open from April 1st to November 4th. (à 35 min)

Le Château de Commarque

To do on a guided tour to immerse yourself in this amazing place. You can also see troglodyte habitats and walk around the site (45 min)

Maison forte de Reignac

This rock-clad fortification overlooking the Vézère Valley is a listed historic monument. You will be surprised by the richness of its heritage, the furniture, as well as all its rooms excavated in the rock. (50 min)

les ruines du chateau de Commaque