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Perigord and Dordogne extra sights: 5 castles and fortifications

Discover the Perigord and Dordogne places of interest. 

In total 8 plans to discover along the route of the French Dordogne and the Perigord by motorhome, car or by yourself by the hand of the travel story of the great instagramer family @omplintlavidaenautocaravana. A journey that will make you fall in love through the story of a trip to the great France of the most amazing villages, caves, prehistoric sites and castles in France.

The 8 essential plans of the French Dordogne and the Perigord

VISIT THE CAPITAL OF THE BLACK PERIGORD: SARLAT LA CANEDA FRANCE

DISCOVER THE 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES IN FRANCE IN THIS AREA

BE SURPRISED BY 3 PRECIOUS PRE-HISTORIC SITES

RELAX IN ONE OF THE MOST ROMANTIC GARDENS

VISIT 2 IMPRESSIVE CAVES AND CAVES

DISCOVER 5 IMPRESSIVE CASTLES

VISIT LES CABANNES DE BREUIL, A FARM WITH HISTORY

HAVE FUN IN THE LE BOURNAT THEME PARK, A PLAN FOR CHILDREN AND NOT SO CHILDREN

Dordogne and Perigord by motorhome

DISCOVER 5 MORE CASTLES OUTSIDE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES IN FRANCE

In our view, visiting the 10 most beautiful villages in France of the Perigord and the Dordogne as places of interest is a priority. But apart from those villages where you will see beautiful castles, we recommend 5 extra castles and fortifications as places of interest in the Dordogne and the Perigord.

1 PERIGORD AND DORDOÑA EXTRAS PLACES OF INTEREST: MAISON FORTE DU REIGNAT

Maison Forte de Reignac, and is a fortress-castle attached to a natural rock wall in order to be protected and hidden in times past.

This building is protected and is perhaps the most curious, secret and even extraordinary castle that we could find in all of France.

 

Large rooms, underground rooms, a Great Hall of Honor, weapons room, chapel, dungeon, dungeons, all hidden inside caves and "secret" spaces in the cliff.

2 THE CASTLE OF HAUTEFORT

It is one of the most beautiful and impressive castles in France, of course, your visit does not disappoint.

Its strategic location makes it imposing from afar, earning the name of "high and strong" (haut et fort). It is a key stop on any French castle route.

The entrance, located on one side, leads to some beautiful XNUMXth-century French-style gardens and incredible views of the surroundings, from the top.

What is most impressive is the huge defensive structure and the gardens.

3 PUIYMARTIN CASTLE

This castle is located between Sarlat and Les Eyzies. It is also called "Castle of the White Lady", because it houses the ghost of a woman cruelly locked up in one of the palace rooms, even after her death.

4 PERIGORD AND DORDOÑA EXTRAS PLACES OF INTEREST: MILANDES CASTLE

We continue our route through this wonderful region of France, this time to visit the Chateau des Milandes. This charming castle is located in the region of Périgord Noir next to the Dordoña river. The Château des Milandes It is a beautiful sample of Renaissance architecture with Gothic elements that is definitely worth visiting

the strong point of the visit are the gardens and the exterior of the building, so it is worth taking a walk and enjoying the surroundings. We will find numerous details such as gargoyles and fountains that stand out in a very careful environment.

Without a doubt, the most photographed place in the Chateau des Milandes is its façade and its colorful flowerbeds that stretch out at its feet.

5 PERIGORD AND DORDOÑA EXTRAS PLACES OF INTEREST: CASTLE OF LOSSE

Losse Castle is located in the Dordogne town of Thonac, 20 km north of Sarlat. It was originally a fortress built in the XNUMXth century and dominated the Vézère valley by the de Losse family.

 The walls and the most defensive part are of medieval origin but the castle that houses inside was built in 1576 and is in the Renaissance style.

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