Bordeaux to Dordogne - Fortified Castles & Medieval Villages
Activity Level: Easy
Duration: 8 hours
Up to 6 people
For this tour we’ll explore Chateau de Beynac, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, La Roque Gageac, Domme, Marqueyssac Gardens and Sarlat.
Dordogne Sightseeing Tours depart from Bordeaux, and the tour lasts about 8 hours.
The Chateau de Beynac is one of the most famous and best-preserved medieval fortresses in France, or maybe the world. Its strategic location and defensive construction made it virtually impenetrable.
Across the river from the Chateau de Beynac lies another Medieval Fortress, Castelnaud-la- Chapelle. This castle once belonged to King Richard the Lionheart, and today houses an impressive collection of medieval weapons. You’ll see maces and halberds, English bows and decorative crossbows. There are also functional Catapults and Trebuchets – on some days you can see them being fired!
La Roque Gageac is one of “the most beautiful villages of France”. Nestled between rocky cliffs and the Dordogne River ... more details
This tour is available in the following languages:
English, Francais, Espanol, Deutsch