Castles in Périgord

Castles in Périgord

Castles in Périgord

Castles are one of the many wonderful attractions in Périgord. You can visit so many different ones, either Middle-Ages or Renaissance style.

All the most beautiful Dordogne castles are less than 30mns away from our campsite.

On the road from the campsite to medieval city Sarlat-la-Canéda, you will see :

Beynac castle
A medieval fortress overlooking the Dordogne valley up from a cliff.

Castelnaud castle
This historic monument castle offers an amazing view on Beynac, Marqueyssac and la Roque Gageac. While visiting this family-friendly castle, you can have various activities – dressing up, watching a puppet show or how a catapult works, …

Milandes castle
This Renaissance castle was Joséphine Baker’s home. You can see a show with birds of prey performing for you, or walk in the wonderful gardens.

Belvès cave dwellings
These cave dwellings will show you how local villagers used to live in the Middle-Ages.