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La Roque-Gageac, Domme & Chateaux Castelnaud, France

Further exploring the beautiful Perigord region brought us to the picturesque villages of La Roque-Gageac & Domme.

La Roque-Gageac sits on the north banks of the Dordogne river with a stunning backdrop of yellow rocks & cliffs. A river cruise aboard a “traditional barque” allows great views on to those cliffs, the village and neighboring castles.

Around the Perigord region you’ll find quite some villages with old-towns dating back to ancient times, back to the Middle Ages. Domme is no exception. Contrary to La Roque-Gageac it’s a bastide, a fortified medieval town. As you’d expect from a fortified town it sits on top of a rock, 250m above sea-level, overlooking the Dordogne river and its surrounding. On clear days the view seems endless overlooking the river meandering through lush flats, with the occasional castle also overlooking those flats.

Lalinde

Lalinde

La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle Castle

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle Castle

La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac

Remy

Remy

Scarlet

Scarlet

La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac

Remy & Scarlet

Remy & Scarlet

Vaughn

Vaughn

Overlooking the Dordogne River

In Domme, Overlooking the Dordogne River

Overlooking the Dordogne River

In Domme, Overlooking the River Flats

Dragon Sculpture

Dragon Sculpture

Domme

Domme

Domme

Domme

Domme

Domme

Chateaux Castelnaud

Chateaux Castelnaud

Scarlet

Scarlet

Vaughny

Vaughny

Scarlet

Scarlet

Remy

Remy

Overlooking the Dordogne River from Chateaux Castelnaud

Overlooking the Dordogne River from Chateaux Castelnaud

Chateaux de Beynac

Chateaux de Beynac seen from Chateaux Castelnaud

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