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03 December 2023  |  Tourism

Beynac-et-Cazenac, medieval charm in the heart of The Dordogne

In the heart of Périgord, the village of Beynac-et-Cazenac emerges like a medieval jewel, capturing the image of visitors at first glance. Overlooking the banks of the Dordogne, this picturesque village offers an unforgettable getaway between architecture and natural beauty.

Beynac-et-Cazenas at the heart of history

Beynac-et-Cazenas has a castle, which bears witness to its medieval past and which is also classified as a historic monument and offers breathtaking views of the Dordogne valley. You will notice its towers, its ramparts, dive into the heart of the history of the period where the castle was a symbol of power.

Facades decorated with colorful flowers

The alleys of the village offer very pleasant walks to discover this village and its pretty houses with their facades of colorful flowers, and old doors. Small squares host open-air cafes and offer a lovely setting for enjoying a coffee while admiring the charm of the village.

Events and traditions

Beynac-et-Cazenas is also the scene of local events and preserved traditions. You will find picturesque markets that highlight local products, as well as festivals that enliven the streets with concerts, shows and celebrations typical of the region.

Natural decor in Beynac-et-Cazenas

Visitors can enjoy a canoe ride and admire the cliffs that frame the landscape. The banks of the Dordogne invite you to take a boat trip.

A stay in Beyanac and Cazenas

This is the opportunity to visit the castle, the two churches, its views over the valley, to show your interest in our artisans and traders, to make a gastronomic stop, a barge ride on the Dordogne or a flight in Hot air balloon.

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Amélie Roca

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