Castles and historic towns

Castles and historic towns

Château de Biron

It is one of the four baronies in Dordogne with the castles of Bourdeilles, Beynac and Mareuil. It was owned for over 1000 years by the Gontaut-Biron family and displays an array of different architectures from the 12th to the 18th.

The castle is opened all year except for January, and every day from April through September.

Château de Bonaguil

Described as “one of the most beautiful fortresses in France”, it was re-build by Bérenger de Roquefeuil (1448-1530) and became the most powerful feudal lord in France.

The castle is opened every day from March 1st until October 31st.

Abbaye de Cadouin

Cadouin is a cistercian abbey founded in 1115 and was rebuilt at the end of the XVth century and is a masterpiece of the flamboyant gothic style. Cadouin is listed on the pilgrimage trail to Santiago de Compostela.


Monpazier, Beaumont, Villereal, Villefranche du Perigord, Monflanquin are just a few minutes drive away and were build during the British occupation of Aquitaine.

Sites Préhistoriques

Lascaux II, Pech Merle, Fond de Gaume, Abri de Laugerie Basse, Grand Roc, Le Thot, Musée National de la Préhistoire, autant de sites à découvrir.


Jardins Panoramiques de Limeuil
Les Jardins d’Eau à Carsac
Jardins de l’Albarède
Jardins de Cadiot
Les Jardins du Manoir d’Eyrignac
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac