Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, a perigodian village in the Dordogne classified as 'one of the most beautiful villages in France', is set on the banks of the Céou river.

Take a walk up through the village rich in Perigordine style with stone buildings complete with wooden shutters and terracotta tiled roofs and arrive at Château de Castelnaud set up at 300 metres. The 12th century château contains a museum displaying armour and weapons. In the château grounds, discover full scale replicas of a perrière, mangonel, crossbow and a trebuchet.

The village offers visitors expansive views over the Céou valley, the Dordogne River and views of Beynac Castle.

Josephine Baker once lived in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle before she made Château Milandes her famous home.

The cliffs of Maisonneuve are popular for climbing activities and the Céou river is a popular destination for canoeing and kayaking.


Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, 24250, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

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