Castelnaud-la-Chapelle tourism and travel guide

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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

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine 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.

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jardins de Marqueyssac at 2 km and Beynac at 3 km.

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

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

Chateau de Castelnaud

Chateau de Castelnaud

Castle less than one km (direction north-north-east)

The extensive Chateau de Castelnaud and the associated Museum of Medieval Weapons...

See Chateau de Castelnaud guide
Jardins de Marqueyssac

Jardins de Marqueyssac

Garden at 2 km (direction east-north-east)

The beautiful gardens of Marqueyssac are the most visited gardens in Aquitaine...

See Jardins de Marqueyssac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction north-north-west)

One of the most beautiful villages in France and also with stunning...

See Beynac guide
Chateau de Beynac

Chateau de Beynac

Castle at 3 km (direction north-north-west)

High on a clifftop and beautifully restored, the Chateau de Beynac is...

See Chateau de Beynac guide
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Chateau des Milandes

Chateau des Milandes

Castle at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

The beautifully restored Chateau des Milandes, in Renaissance style, is best known...

See Chateau des Milandes guide
La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac

Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

The picture-postcard village of La Roque-Gageac is along the banks of the...

See La Roque-Gageac guide
The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

Garden at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie is a colourful garden in the...

See The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie guide
The Jardins de l'Albarede

The Jardins de l'Albarede

Garden at 3 km (direction south-east)

The Jardins de l'Albarede is an attractive garden surrounded by wooded hills...

See The Jardins de l'Albarede guide
Saint Vincent de Cosse

Saint Vincent de Cosse

at 4 km (direction north-west)

Saint Vincent de Cosse is a charming village with some beautiful houses...

See Saint Vincent de Cosse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction east)

Domme is a beautiful hilltop village with an extensive cave system, and...

See Domme guide
La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

Museum at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

The musée de la rue du temps qui passe is an atmospheric...

See La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe guide
Vitrac and Vitrac Port

Vitrac and Vitrac Port

at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

Vitrac is a quiet village next to Vitrac Port which has a...

See Vitrac and Vitrac Port guide
Chateau de Montfort

Chateau de Montfort

Castle at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

Close to Sarlat, the Chateau de Montfort is an imposing setting above...

See Chateau de Montfort guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

Daglan is a small village in the south of the Dordogne department...

See Daglan guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, France

What to do at Castelnaud-la-Chapelle? 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

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

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is in the south-west of France at 53 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is 459 kilometres from Paris).

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

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


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