There are many fascinating castles that are well worth a visit:
Chateau Beynac: I have had a personal interest in Chateau Beynac as it was once owed by the family “Beaumont” which is my maiden name. The movie Joan of Arc was shot at the Chateau.
Chateau Castelnaud: Was built by the English during the 100 year war to “keep and eye on the French”
Chateau Millandes: This is a beautiful castle which once once owned and lived in by Josephine Baker who was an entertainer and member of the French Resistance. There is the most incredible vulture/owls show at the chateau. www.milandes.com
Chateau Commarque: This castle is a little remote and is hidden in a valley. www.commarque.com
Chateau Marqueyssac: The gardens at the chateau are fantastic as are the views over the Dordogne valley. Over easter they have an easter egg hunt which goes the length and breadth of the 6 km’s of its property.