The castles and manors of Dordogne Périgord
The Dordogne department: Pays des Mille and a castles! In the Middle Ages, Aquitaine and in particular the Dordogne was an important area of conflict between France and England: the famous 100-year war. The region then covered itself with more than Thousand Fortified castles. Dominating the valley of the Vézère or the valley of the Dordogne on rocky Spurs but also in the Périgord purple and Périgord Blanc.
From the fortified castle to the Renaissance castle, including the fortified house, come and discover this exceptional Perigord architectural heritage in a region steeped in history and history. Many castles are grouped around the medieval city of Sarlat la Canéda and close to the most beautiful villages in France.
In this section, you will find our selection of the most beautiful castles in the Dordogne, open to visitors.