Trip Planner: Europe / France / Nouvelle-Aquitaine / Dordogne / Castelnaud-la-Chapelle / Chateau des Milandes
In 1489, Chateau des Milandes was the main residence for the lords of Caumont. Today, it is best known as the former home of entertainer Josephine Baker, who restored this "Sleeping Beauty" castle in the late 1940s. Tour parts of the castle for a glimpse into Baker's intriguing life, walk through the bucolic gardens, or take in a Birds of Prey show that features some of the best fliers in the castle's falconry. Plan your visit to Chateau des Milandes and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Castelnaud-la-Chapelle trip app.
Chateau des Milandes reviews
This is quite extraordinary - but allow a good three-four hours; so much to see and experience! Both the Chateau and grounds are not to be missed! more »
My second visit here in two years and it still holds the wow factor. Arrived around 1100 and toured the castle for the next 70 minutes saw so many things I missed the first time but having read JB... more »
Garden ok. Nothing special other than the chateau in the background. Ruined by modern stainless steel water courses that are designed to be then center of attention. About as attractive as a 1970s council estate in the middle of a medieval village. Yuck. Birds of prey cages are saddening. A bald eagle on a 1 meter leash, continually facing the wall 5 inches away. So sad. Owls are locked in small sheds no bigger than the bathrooms inside the chateau. The house and audio guide are good.
Magnifique et spectacle de rapaces à voir
Plan your trip to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
Side trips from Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
Trips to Chateau des Milandes by other users
14 days in South of France BY A USER FROM ITALY Nice Castelnaud-la-Chapelle Carcassonne 59 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Amsterdam Haarlem The Hague 5 days in France BY A USER FROM FRANCE Perigueux La Roque-Gageac Souillac 5 days in Dordogne BY A USER FROM FRANCE Perigueux Sarlat-la-Caneda 8 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Nice Toulouse Castelnaud-la-Chapelle 8 days in South of France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Sarlat-la-Caneda Nice Marseille