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Castles and Museums

chateau de Fenelon
Le Château de Fénelon

Former residence of the famous writer, this powerful building with 3 fortified walls played an important role during the Hundred Years War. It remains one of the few castles in Périgord to keep its slate roof, it has several furnished rooms, a collection of weapons and armor which makes it particularly interesting. (5 mins away)

chateau de Castelnau en dordogne
Le Château de Castelnaud la Chapelle

Major historical monument of the region, facing Beynac, gardens of Marqueysac, this magnificently restored castle also has a wide variety of period weapons (swords, crossbows, but also armor …), large attack mechanisms nature reconstituted like the trebuchets… In summer, combat shows take place at the foot of the walls. Kids won’t be bored on this tour! (30 mins away)

chateau de Beynac
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 the 5 castles. (30 mins)

Chateaux des Milandes où habitait Josephine Baker
Le Château des Milandes

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

chateau de Commarque
Le Château de Commarque

Best to do during a guided tour to immerse yourself in this amazing place that will allow you to better understand feudal society through this complex architecture. You can also see cave dwellings and walk around the site. (at 45 mins)

Maison forte de Reygnac
Maison forte de Reygnac

This rocky fortification overlooking the Vézère valley is listed as a historical monument. You will be surprised by the richness of its heritage, the furniture, as well as all its pieces dug into the rock. (at 50min)

Musée de la Préhistoire aux Eyzies
Musée National de la Préhistoire

One of the most important museums devoted to prehistory in the heart of the Vézère valley; you will discover a wide range of objects, tools to better understand this period. (at 45 mins)

Maison du Piage
Maison du Piage

Following archaeological discoveries near our home, a museum in Fajoles was created with fun workshops that allow children to better understand this period. To do with the family. (5 mins away)

musée du tracteur à salviac
Musée du Patrimoine Agricole et Automobile de Salviac

Come and discover a huge collection of old tractors and cars completely restored by a passionate about authenticity. A very friendly visit. Open all year round for free visit. Guided tour July and August by appointment for groups out of season. (30 mins away).