This includes the larger mansions, yet a true castle lover can really have a great time here. Little knights and castle ladies can marvel at the castles. Imposing buildings, built on rocks or located somewhere in the country. Very impressive.
Château Castelnaud is very suitable for children. Here they explain how it was to live in a castle en they describe the battle between the English and the French during the Hundred Year War (which lasted 3 centuries).
In the Dordogne valley you find beautiful castles, like Les Milandes, the castle previously inhabited by Josephine Baker, with a great bird of prey show and castle Beynac.
Just 10 km from the campsite you will find the stately ruins of the Commarque castle and a little more in the direction of Sarlat de Puymartin castle. Of the hundreds of castles in the Perigord, the castle of Reignac (sub-monument care) must be the most secret, strangest and mysterious of all. It was built under a rock cliff and appears to be encased in the rock. In addition to the natural protection of the rock, the castle also has many defense elements: gatehouse, cannons and shooting holes. It also contains a very impressive collection of torture tools. Near Bergerac you will find several wine castles in the wine regions, such as the castle of Monbazillac. A small selection of the many castles in the Dordogne: