Castelnaud-la-Chapelle tourism and travel guide

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Visit Castelnaud-la-Chapelle: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is a very pretty village best known for the Chateau de castelnaud, the most visited castle in the region

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Castelnaud-la-Chapelle. For detailed visitor information see the Castelnaud-la-Chapelle travel guide.

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 53 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is 459 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

The extensive Chateau de Castelnaud and the associated Museum of Medieval Weapons are very popular with both adults nd children: Chateau de Castelnaud

The beautifuly restored Chateau des Milandes, in Renaissance style, is best known for its association with the jazz dancer called Josephine Baker: Chateau des Milandes

Popular places to visit nearby include Jardins de Marqueyssac at 2 km and Beynac at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Dordogne

Map of places to visit near Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Markets in and near Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

  • Domme: market Thursday (6km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (10km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (10km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (12km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (19km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (19km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (20km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (21km)

More information about Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Castelnaud-la-Chapelle.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (5km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (10km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (12km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (17km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (26km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (26km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (29km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (53km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (58km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (2km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (3km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (5km)
  • Jardin de Conty (8km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (15km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (16km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (19km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (24km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (37km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (17km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Canton: Domme

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24250

Distance to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

from Perigueux (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 459 km

from Calais: 684 km

from Nice: 503 km

from Bordeaux: 136 km

from Strasbourg: 655 km

Getting here

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is in the south-west of France. Most visitors fly into the airports at either Bergerac (or Bordeaux). Alternatively to drive from the cross-channel ports takes around 9-11 hours. For driving distances to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beynac, Bezenac, Cenac-et-Saint-Julien, Domme, Grives, La Roque-Gageac, Saint-Cybranet, Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse, Veyrines-de-Domme and Vezac.

This page in French: Visiter Castelnaud-la-Chapelle