The castles and mansions of Dordogne Périgord
The Dordogne department: Land of Miles and a castles! In the Middle Ages, Aquitaine and in particular the Dordogne was an area of major conflict between France and England: The famous Hundred Years ' War. The region then covered 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, through the strong house, come and discover this exceptional Périgourdin architectural heritage in a region filled with history and stories. Many castles are grouped around the medieval city of Sarlat la Canéda and close to the most beautiful villages of France.