The Dordogne is nicknamed "The Department of 1001 Castles" and is full of wonders that you can visit during your stay. Some offer guided tours, others just offer photo opportunities (some made just for you and your car).

Our interactive map contains 15 châteaux and historic sites to visit, including those shown below.


Château de jumilhac

Built between the XIII and XVII centuries, the château is still a private castle, owned by the same family since the 16th century the Marquis of Jumilhac.

Château de hautefort

The old medieval fortress was transformed into country residence in the 17th century by the Marquess of Hautefort. The interior contains a remarkable collection of 17th and 18th century furniture. The English-style park, offers views of the countryside and surrounding villages.

Château de commarque

Set in the Valley of the Vézère, this amazing 12th century fortified village is slowly being brought back to life by its owner. Highly recommended site.