Le Château de Castelnaud

Guided tour of Castelnaud Castle

At the edge of the Dordogne, not far from La Roque Gageac, stands the impressive medieval fortress of Castelnaud.
Cathar castle at the beginning of the 13th century, Castelnaud is then taken by Simon de Montfort during the crusade against the Albigensians.
Theater of an important seat during the Hundred Years War, Castelnaud Castle has had a turbulent history, which has successively passed from the English camp to that of Charles VII.
It now houses the Museum of War in the Middle Ages.
His visit is an opportunity to discover fortifications extraordinarily preserved and enjoy a unique view of the Dordogne valley.

Camping located 30km from the medieval fortress

With La Roque Gageac, the gardens of Marqueyssac and Sarlat, Castelnaud Castle is one of the remarkable sites of Périgord located very close to your campsite.
Only 30 km separate you from the fortified site. Do not miss the opportunity to discover the more than 250 armor as well as the many reenactments of jets machines exposed inside and outside the castle.
You will be there in less than 40 minutes! For a complete thematic day with the family, we advise you to combine your visit with that of the castle of Beynac, the medieval enemy that faces it on the other side of the Dordogne.

Classified as a historical monument, this castle is one of the jewels of medieval art. To discover absolutely during your holidays Dordogne.


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