DISCOVERING THE DORDOGNE RIVER BY GABARRE
Discovering the Dordogne River by Gabarre is a wonderful way to see beautiful Chateaux and castles. You receive amazing insight during the hundred year war, how the French were able to keep an eye on the English and vice versa. They each had property that was able to watch and report on the activity of the other.
See the castles and chateaux of the Dordogne by gabarre
There are many beautiful sturdy bridges over the Dordogne River, which were built during Roman times
All aboard ready for our sightseeing trip of the castles and chateaux
The Gabarres were used for trading and delivery of goods up and down the Dordogne Rive
The castle stand tall and proud over the village below
A stunning view from the water of the beautiful village of Beynac
The movie Chocolate was partly filmed on the river at Beynac
The movie Chocolat begins at La Roque Gageac
A Guide to Exploring the Dordogne
Most visitors to the Dordogne enjoy visiting the surrounding villages, all within a good walk or cycle distance away. To make your stay more enjoyable we have created a guide to exploring the area with les Chouettes, The French Country Cottages as your base.