Best castles in Dordogne

Check out the top castles in Dordogne, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Château de Beynac
1. Château de Beynac
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69 local reviews
Route du château, Beynac-et-Cazenac
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+33 5 53 29 50 40
Point of interestEstablishment
Anne
A steep cobbled path leads you to a welcoming ticket seller and off you go to explore with a short and…
Christian & Marie Noël
Château fort occupant position stratégique sur falaise surplombant la Dordogne, haut lieu du moyen âge…
Kate
A great visit to look around this imposing castle. Amazing views of the valley and the history of the 100…
1. Château de Beynac
1. Château de Beynac
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69 local reviews
Route du château, Beynac-et-Cazenac
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+33 5 53 29 50 40
Anne
Anne
A steep cobbled path leads you to a welcoming ticket seller and off you go to explore with a short and informative leaflet. One of the best…
Christian & Marie Noël
Christian & Marie Noël
Château fort occupant position stratégique sur falaise surplombant la Dordogne, haut lieu du moyen âge durant guerre de cent ans. GB:…
Kate
Kate
A great visit to look around this imposing castle. Amazing views of the valley and the history of the 100 years war. There's not much in the…
2. Castelnaud-la-Chapelle Castle
2. Castelnaud-la-Chapelle Castle
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60 local reviews
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle Castle, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+33 5 53 31 30 00
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Nadine
Castelnaud is a lovely castle, restored to its nearly original state in recent decades. Like many of the…
Brenda
An imposing castle of major historical importance due to it's part in the English invasion during the 100…
Jeremy
The most visited castle in South Western France. Very well preserved and maintained. Located just 2km from La…
2. Castelnaud-la-Chapelle Castle
2. Castelnaud-la-Chapelle Castle
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60 local reviews
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle Castle, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+33 5 53 31 30 00
Nadine
Nadine
Castelnaud is a lovely castle, restored to its nearly original state in recent decades. Like many of the castles in this short stretch…
Brenda
Brenda
An imposing castle of major historical importance due to it's part in the English invasion during the 100 years' war. Having a great…
Jeremy
Jeremy
The most visited castle in South Western France. Very well preserved and maintained. Located just 2km from La Treille Haute. Can also walk…
3. Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
3. Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
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47 local reviews
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
LocalityPolitical
Rachel
It is one of the most stunning castles on the Dordogne. It is open all year and does lots of live reconstructi…
André
The Chateau is one of the best fortified castles in the area - made famous in the Hundred Years Way, this…
Carolyn
A brilliant castle, lots of information, good displays, great for budding knights in shining armour, cafes on…
3. Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
3. Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
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47 local reviews
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
Rachel
Rachel
It is one of the most stunning castles on the Dordogne. It is open all year and does lots of live reconstructions of medieval warfare in the…
André
André
The Chateau is one of the best fortified castles in the area - made famous in the Hundred Years Way, this chateau sits on the southern bank…
Carolyn
Carolyn
A brilliant castle, lots of information, good displays, great for budding knights in shining armour, cafes on the way up lovley views
4. Montignac
4. Montignac
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51 local reviews
Montignac, Montignac
LocalityPolitical
Gilles
La vallée de la Vézère, vallée de l'Homme. PATRIMOINE, LOISIRS DE PLEIN AIR, GASTRONOMIE, TOUTES LES ENVIES Y…
4. Montignac
4. Montignac
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51 local reviews
Montignac, Montignac
Gilles
Gilles
La vallée de la Vézère, vallée de l'Homme. PATRIMOINE, LOISIRS DE PLEIN AIR, GASTRONOMIE, TOUTES LES ENVIES Y SONT CONCENTRÉES ! Connue…
5. Château de Hautefort Renseignements
5. Château de Hautefort Renseignements
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31 local reviews
Château de Hautefort Renseignements, Hautefort
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
05 53 50 51 23
Establishment
Suzie
Chateau de Hautefort, 10 minutes drive from Les Taloches, sits perched high above the beautiful town of…
Amanda
The medieval fortress was transformed into an imposing stately home during the 17th century, at the classical…
Sophia
The medieval castle of Hautefort in Dordogne, transformed at the classical period with furnished rooms, french…
5. Château de Hautefort Renseignements
5. Château de Hautefort Renseignements
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31 local reviews
Château de Hautefort Renseignements, Hautefort
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
05 53 50 51 23
Suzie
Suzie
Chateau de Hautefort, 10 minutes drive from Les Taloches, sits perched high above the beautiful town of Hautefort. The old medieval…
Amanda
Amanda
The medieval fortress was transformed into an imposing stately home during the 17th century, at the classical period. The interior contains…
Sophia
Sophia
The medieval castle of Hautefort in Dordogne, transformed at the classical period with furnished rooms, french gardens and park. Great…
6. Beynac-et-Cazenac
6. Beynac-et-Cazenac
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67 local reviews
Beynac-et-Cazenac, Beynac-et-Cazenac
LocalityPolitical
André
The Chateau is one of the best fortified castles in the area - made famous in the Hundred Years Way, this…
Karen
Visit the castle of Beynac, paddle down the river or simply enjoy travelling up and down the river on a…
Hugues
Again an incredible castle, which served as a setting for many films among which 'Les visiteurs', 'Joan of…
6. Beynac-et-Cazenac
6. Beynac-et-Cazenac
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67 local reviews
Beynac-et-Cazenac, Beynac-et-Cazenac
André
André
The Chateau is one of the best fortified castles in the area - made famous in the Hundred Years Way, this chateau sits on the northern bank…
Karen
Karen
Visit the castle of Beynac, paddle down the river or simply enjoy travelling up and down the river on a Gabarre (an old trade boat) and…
Hugues
Hugues
Again an incredible castle, which served as a setting for many films among which 'Les visiteurs', 'Joan of Arc'. 15 minutes drive from…
7. Hautefort
7. Hautefort
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24 local reviews
Hautefort, Hautefort
LocalityPolitical
Paul & Carin
Magnificent castle and gardens
Evan En Katja
Beautifull castle, must see.
7. Hautefort
7. Hautefort
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24 local reviews
Hautefort, Hautefort
Paul & Carin
Paul & Carin
Magnificent castle and gardens
Evan En Katja
Evan En Katja
Beautifull castle, must see.
8. Château des Milandes
8. Château des Milandes
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47 local reviews
Les Milandes, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
05 53 59 31 21
Establishment
Patrick
The castle and the amazing bird show are not the only reasons to visit it. You'll discover also more about the…
Christian & Marie Noël
FR: Château rendant hommage à l’une des plus exceptionnelles femmes du XXe siècle: Joséphine Baker. GB:…
Caitlin
Josephine Baker's castle and home during the '50s and '60s, now an homage to her life, career and personality…
8. Château des Milandes
8. Château des Milandes
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47 local reviews
Les Milandes, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
05 53 59 31 21
Patrick
Patrick
The castle and the amazing bird show are not the only reasons to visit it. You'll discover also more about the life of Josephin Baker, the…
Christian & Marie Noël
Christian & Marie Noël
FR: Château rendant hommage à l’une des plus exceptionnelles femmes du XXe siècle: Joséphine Baker. GB: Castle honoring one of the most…
Caitlin
Caitlin
Josephine Baker's castle and home during the '50s and '60s, now an homage to her life, career and personality. Decent café, small gardens,…
9. Château de Puyguilhem
9. Château de Puyguilhem
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11 local reviews
Puyguilhem, Villars
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
05 53 54 82 18
Establishment
Nick And Maggie
The setting is lovely and the views around the castle are very picturesque. Sadly the lake that was once in…
Anne
Nice castle close to the Villars caves: records of a fortified house on the site of the current château date…
9. Château de Puyguilhem
9. Château de Puyguilhem
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11 local reviews
Puyguilhem, Villars
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
05 53 54 82 18
Nick And Maggie
Nick And Maggie
The setting is lovely and the views around the castle are very picturesque. Sadly the lake that was once in the valley below the Chateau de…
Anne
Anne
Nice castle close to the Villars caves: records of a fortified house on the site of the current château date back to the 12th century. Part…
10. Restaurant Le Tournepique
10. Restaurant Le Tournepique
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3 local reviews
Tournepique, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
05 53 29 51 07
BarRestaurantFood
Caitlin
Also called "Chez Antoinette," it's a good French Basque restaurant on the bridge in Castelnaud, with great…
10. Restaurant Le Tournepique
10. Restaurant Le Tournepique
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3 local reviews
Tournepique, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
05 53 29 51 07
Caitlin
Caitlin
Also called "Chez Antoinette," it's a good French Basque restaurant on the bridge in Castelnaud, with great river and castle views, and…
11. Château de Bourdeilles
11. Château de Bourdeilles
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14 local reviews
Place de la Halle, Bourdeilles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
05 53 03 73 36
Establishment
Tracy
The Chateau de Bourdeilles dominates the village and is the center of a visit. In fact the 'chateau de…
Amanda
Medieval and Renaissance chateau - two for the price of one! Stunning views from top of medieval castle…
11. Château de Bourdeilles
11. Château de Bourdeilles
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14 local reviews
Place de la Halle, Bourdeilles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
05 53 03 73 36
Tracy
Tracy
The Chateau de Bourdeilles dominates the village and is the center of a visit. In fact the 'chateau de Bourdeilles' consists of two distinct…
Amanda
Amanda
Medieval and Renaissance chateau - two for the price of one! Stunning views from top of medieval castle tower. Bourdeilles also has an…
12. Ségur-le-Château
12. Ségur-le-Château
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19 local reviews
Ségur-le-Château, Ségur-le-Château
LocalityPolitical
Louise
An hour south, Segur-le-Chateau is classified as one of the 'most beautiful villages of France' and on the…
Johana
Built on a meander of the Auvézère river, this small town was a major centre in the Middle Ages, when it was…
12. Ségur-le-Château
12. Ségur-le-Château
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19 local reviews
Ségur-le-Château, Ségur-le-Château
Louise
Louise
An hour south, Segur-le-Chateau is classified as one of the 'most beautiful villages of France' and on the "Route of Richard the Lionheart"…
Johana
Johana
Built on a meander of the Auvézère river, this small town was a major centre in the Middle Ages, when it was controlled by the first…