Beynac Travel guide
Beynac : Michelin's recommendations
The village of Beynac-et-Cazenac is worthy its place in the ranks of the most beautiful villages in France. Situated on the banks of the Dordogne and at the foot of a cliff, it is dominated by the impressive Château (castle) of Beynac. The powerful medieval atmosphere (paved alleys, views to the villages of Marqueyssac, Fayrac and Milandes) draws the visitor deep into the region's history.
Tourist attractions Beynac : Things to see and do
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This castle belonged to Richard the Lion Heart and then to Simon of Monfort in 1214. It achieved its definite from when Lord of Beynac undertook its reconstruction. The massive architectural ensemble, which can be seen today, is fruit of a constructi..
La Tour du Couvent F - 24220 Beynac
The Parc Archéologique focuses on late Neolithic settlements during the Gallic period. The park organises educational flint cutting, weaving loom and pottery firing demonstrations and is a real hit with children.
In the heart of Black Périgord, in the Dordogne valley, the Hotel Pontet, situated at the foot of the chateau, is ideal for rest and relaxation. Enjoy a lazy meal on the banks of the Dordogne, prepared by Arlette Maleville, perpetuating the family t..
Hotel du Chateau welcomes you in the heart of Dordogne, one of the most beautiful French villages in the middle of the Périgord Noir. The comfortable and recently renewed rooms come equipped with direct telephone and TV. Guests can enjoy the firepla..