The Dordogne Valley is one of the most popular attractions in the French Alps. Dordogne is situated at the foot of Mont Blanc, where it passes through a lush valley.
A visit to this beautiful valley is an absolutely unforgettable experience as it covers some 7 kilometers. The Dordogne river has been a location of many romantic legends.
When Napoleon Bonaparte became tired of staying in the French capital, he decided to create a retreat in the Dordogne. It was here that he wrote his ‘Visions and Miracles’ as a means of venting his anger and disappointment with the French government. The Dordogne region was included in his plans for a new capital.
Chateau de Beynac
The Chateau de Beynac is a small castle located inside the commune of Beynac-et-Cazenac in the Dordogne Notre-Dame de Loire. The castle itself is one of the oldest and most beautiful in the area. It was originally constructed around the year twelve hundred by the Burghers of the Rhone.
You should not have too much trouble finding your way to the Chateau de Beynac, even if you travel all the way up the Loire Valley to the French Alps. Many people travel to the Dordogne, because this part of France has a lot to offer, especially for castles and medieval attractions.
For your own convenience, you should keep in mind that this is located close to the city of Tours and is also easily accessible via the international airport in Loire. Once you visit, I am sure that you will not regret your decision to visit this castle and share this experience with your friends and family.
Did you know that the that the Dordogne region offers some of the best wine in the entire world. Chateau de Beynac is known to be one of the best wine regions in all of France. You can enjoy some delicious Chateau de Beynac wine during your vacation in the Dordogne.
Some of the great attractions of the Dordogne Valley include the Chateau de Beynac, and the Chateau du Sac. If you want to have the opportunity to spend time in the lap of nature, you should definitely plan on spending your vacation here. You will be able to take a day trip into the Dordogne which will give you an out of the ordinary experience. No matter what time of year it is you are planning on visiting the Dordogne. It will be well worth your time and effort.