Things to do in aquitaine

Attractions and places of interest

The Flamboyant Gothic basilica of St Michel took 2 centuries to build between the 14th and 16th centuries. A beautiful building by itself, although much of its original stained glass was...

Attractions and places of interest

A charming fortified château belonging to the same family since it was built in 1341. Well furnished and decorated, the building has a magnificent history and is well worth a visit.

Attractions and places of interest

The remarkable valley of the Château de Commarque can trace a long history back to prehistoric times with sculptures and caves forming an unusual backdrop to the medieval château.

Attractions and places of interest

Hautefort (25k north of Montignac) is claimed to be the most beautiful château in Périgord, perched on a rocky spur. New rooms have been opened to the public since 2005 and a visit to...

Attractions and places of interest

The family home of the famous Montesquieu, a social and political thinker of the Enlightenment, this fairytale château dates from the early 1300s and are as inviting to the imagination...

Attractions and places of interest

This imposing, prestigious château (20k south of Ste Foy la Grande) with its splendid architecture has a maze of 35 well restored rooms and 4 museums including one dedicated to the...