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Gourdon Travel guide
Gourdon : Michelin's recommendations
Known as “la Sarrasine” (the Saracen), Gourdon is perched on a rock on the edge of the steep Caussols plateau, which rises 500m above the River Loup. This remote, picturesque village is very attractive, with its 12C château built on the foundations of a Saracen fortress, its boutiques, glass-making, silk and perfumery workshops, and old restored houses – such as the Maison du Chevalier (the oldest in the village).
Tourist attractions Gourdon : Things to see and do
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The castle, built in the 12C and restored in the 17C, has a variety of architectural influences: Saracen, 14C Tuscan and Renaissance. It also houses two museums. The Musée historique (historical museum) exhibits medieval works of art, a collection ..