The castles in the Dordogne
The Dordogne is full of historic monuments and exceptional natural sites. Take advantage of your stay at Les Chalets du Périgord to visit a few castles. History, reconstructions and legends will be on the agenda for your days. Our campsite with swimming pool in the Dordogne is ideally located to allow you to visit many castles.
This medieval fortress was built on a rocky outcrop. Built in the 12th century, it is a perfect example of medieval fortification. It houses the Museum of War in the Middle Ages.
Every day of the year, you can visit this sumptuous medieval testimony and get an exceptional view of the Dordogne Valley.Link title
In the 20th century, the château des Milandes was the home of Josephine Baker. This remarkable building was built in 1489 and was, until the Revolution, the home of the Caumont family.
All year round, visit this sumptuous castle, its falconry and its French garden classified as a "remarkable garden". Enough to delight fans of architecture and Joséphine Baker who can admire her stage outfits.Link title
The Château of Puymartin, a listed monument, is ideally located 20 minutes from the Chalets du Périgord. A visit to this place traces 800 years of family history through the remarkably well-maintained and decorated rooms. The visit can be done alone to go at your own pace or accompanied by a guide to know all the anecdotes.
This castle in Dordogne is also full of mystery with the legend of the white lady. Indeed, during the wars of religion, Thérèse of Saint-Clar was surprised by her husband and locked up in one of the towers of the castle. To find out more, you can participate in the escape games organized on site.Link title