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Chateau des Milandes

March 1st, 2009 | Comments Off on Chateau des Milandes

In 1489, François de Caumont, Lord of Castelnaud, a fortress a little further along the valley, built the Milandes castle, at his wife, Claude De Cardaillac’s request as she was depressed by the austere atmosphere of the Castelnaud castle. Les Milandes, or Mirandes as it used to be pronounced referring to its site which has […]

La Roque Gageac

March 1st, 2009 | Comments Off on La Roque Gageac

La Roque Gageac, a magnificent village officially classified as one of the most beautiful in France. Tucked away in a stunning position on the north bank of the Dordogne River, and backed by steep cliffs, with little to suggest that much has changed there in the last 300 years, La Roque Gageac is truly the […]