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The Dordogne Sights

Château de Hautefort

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Fodor's Review

The silhouette of the Château de Hautefort bristles with high roofs, domes, chimneys, and cupolas. The square-line Renaissance left wing clashes with the muscular, round towers of the right wing, and the only surviving section of the original medieval castle—the gateway and drawbridge—plays referee in the middle. Adorning the inside are 17th-century furniture and tapestries.

Sight Information


Hautefort, 24390, France



Sight Details:

  • €8.50
  • Apr. and May, daily 10–12:30 and 2–6:30; June–Aug., daily 9:30–7; Sept., daily 10–6; Oct., daily 2–6; Mar. and early Nov., weekends 2–6


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