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 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 Perigord architectural heritage in a region laden with history and stories. Many castles are grouped around the medieval city of Sarlat la Caneda and close to the most beautiful villages of France.

Discover Also The Remarkable gardens and the Religious monuments and Priorys...

MARQUEYSSAC Gardens

Romantic and picturesque gardens overlooking the Dordogne masterpiece of topiary art
The gardens of Marqueyssac perched on rocky spur overlooking the valley of the Dordogne offers you in a magical place one of the most beautiful...
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Vézac

Reignac's Strong house

"Cliff Castle" troglodytic unique in France, Museum of torture
The strong House of Reignac is preserved in an exceptional State since the 14Th century and entirely of period very well known in the...
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Tursac

Chateau de Castelnaud

Medieval castle, war Museum in the Middle Ages in the Dordogne
The Château de Castelnaud dominates the valley of the Dordogne, facing the castle of Beynac located on the other side of the...
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Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Fortress of Miremont

Miremont: Military Castle of the Middle Ages
The fortress of Miremont is in line with the great military castles of the Middle Ages, with its Romanesque dungeon with flat buttresses of the...
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Mauzens-et-Miremont

Hautefort Castle

The Jewel Castle of Périgord Noir
The elegant silhouette of the Château de Hautefort is on top of a plateau that dominates the valleys of the Bernier and the heavy, two...
Hautefort

The castle of Losse and its gardens

Castle in the Dordogne: witness of the Renaissance "1576"
"There is the spirit of the Places" at 5 km from Montignac-Lascaux on the D706 in direction of Les Eyzies, the Castle of Losse...
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Alley of the Château de Losse
Thonac

Gageac Castle

Chateau Classé, one of the most charming of the Bergeracois
At the 12th, a guard tower dependent on the Château de DURAS, the stronghold of Gageac is made up of a unique dungeon whose access...
GAGEAC-et-Rouillac

Jumilhac Castle

5 Centuries of history, Art and Architecture in Haut-Périgord
Just like Saint-Yrieix at 12 kilometers, the Château de Jumilhac formed, on the steps of the Limousin and Périgord, a line of defense during the...
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Castle Square
Jumilhac-le-Grand

Biron Castle

An exceptional stone giant!
The Château de Biron, one of the 4 baronies of Périgord with Beynac, Biron and Mareuil, presents an impressive architectural ensemble in the...
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The South Borough
Vergt-de-Biron

Castle of the bishop

One of the thirty most beautiful castles in Périgord!
Castle Castle The bishop is the former summer Palace of the bishops of Périgueux, and only castle of this city, it is...
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Rue du Château
L'évêque

Chateau de Commarque

At the heart of 15000 years of history in the Dordogne
The Castle of Combrand: a medieval castrum overlooking the valley of the Beune, the castle of Commarque was built in order to...
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Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Puymartin Castle

The castle of the White Lady
History of the Castle of Puymartin the construction of the castle began in the 13th century in 1357, the castle becomes English possession...
Marquay

Castle of the Harris

A Autenthique site, a marvel of flamboyant architecture
The castle of the Harris, masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic architecture built between 1500 and 1520 by Jean de Calvimont will be abandoned...
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Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac

Chateau des Milandes

Josephine Baker's old home-Raptor show
Essential in Dordogne Périgord! The visit of the Château des Milandes is a wonderful dive into the castle life at the time of...
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Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Chateau de la Marthonie

Chateau de la Marthonie
The first constructions of the Château de la Marthonie date back to the 12th century, destroyed during the Hundred Years War, it was...
The village
Saint-Jean-de-Côle

Beynac Castle

Emblematic medieval fortress of the Dordogne
The Château de Beynac is one of the best preserved and one of the most famous of Périgord it was built in the 12th century by...
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Road of the Castle
Beynac-et-Cazenac

Bourdeilles Castle

Travelling through the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Built on a rocky spur, the Château de Bourdeilles brings together two exceptional buildings, a medieval fortress of the 13th century...
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The village
Bourdeilles

Monbazillac Castle

Historic Monument listed in the sixteenth century
Listed as a historical Monument of the sixteenth century, the Château de Monbazillac presents a unique and original architecture, a mix of...
The village
Monbazillac

Fénelon Castle

Feudal fortress of Périgord noir
Feudal fortress of Périgord Noir enrolled in a double enclosure, the Château de Fénelon on the roof in Lauze draws its powerful...
Sainte-Mondane

Montreal Castle

Renaissance Castle, historical monument
Located 7 km from Mussidan, the elegant Chateau de Montréal overlooks the valley of the Crempse This is a castle of the...
Issac