The Dordogne Sights

Château de Beynac

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 06/25/2015

Fodor's Review

Perched above a sheer cliff face beside an abrupt bend in the Dordogne River, the muscular 13th-century Château de Beynac has unforgettable views from its battlements. Thanks to its camera-ready qualities, it frequently doubles as a film set. During the Hundred Years' War, this castle often faced off with forces massed directly across the way at the fort of Castelnaud.

Sight Information

Address:

Beynac, 24220, France

Phone:

/05–53–29–50–40

Sight Details:

  • €8
  • Mar.–May, daily 10–6; June–Sept., daily 10–6:30; Oct. and Nov., daily 10–sunset; Dec.–Feb., daily 11–sunset

Published 06/25/2015

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