5 days in Beynac-et-Cazenac & La Roque-Gageac Itinerary

5 days in Beynac-et-Cazenac & La Roque-Gageac Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Beynac-et-Cazenac
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
La Roque-Gageac
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
End: Beynac-et-Cazenac


Beynac-et-Cazenac ©
Beynac-et-Cazenac is a village located in the Dordogne department in southwestern France.The medieval Château de Beynac is located in the commune.The village is classified as one of Les plus beaux villages de France (most beautiful villages of France).GeographyThe commune lies on the banks of the Dordogne River 10km southwest of Sarlat-la-Canéda.HistoryHistorically the first mention of Beynac dates to 1115 when Maynard de Beynac made a gift to the sisters at Fontevrault Abbey. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Beynac, then stroll around Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes. On the next day, stop by Boutique du Terroir, contemplate the long history of Le Chateau de Belves, Head underground at Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac, then don't miss a visit to Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, then make a trip to Parc Archeologique de Beynac, and finally ponder the world of politics at Mairie de Beynac-et-Cazenac.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Beynac-et-Cazenac day trip planner.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Bergerac-Roumanière Airport, Limoges Airport and Toulouse-Blagnac Airport. In November in Beynac-et-Cazenac, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to La Roque-Gageac.

Things to do in Beynac-et-Cazenac

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Belves, Chateau des Milandes, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac, Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques
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Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac
Mairie de Beynac-et-Cazenac ©
Mairie de Beynac-et-Cazenac
Parc Archeologique de Beynac ©
Parc Archeologique de Beynac

La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac ©
La Roque-Gageac is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, southwestern France.Perched above the Dordogne River, the village is a member of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France ("The most beautiful villages of France") association. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): head outdoors with Canoe Dordogne, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Exotique, then walk around Bambousaie de La Roque-Gageac, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reserve Zoologique de Calviac.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the La Roque-Gageac trip itinerary builder website.

La Roque-Gageac is just a short distance from Beynac-et-Cazenac. In November, daytime highs in La Roque-Gageac are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in La Roque-Gageac

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Reserve Zoologique de Calviac, Chateau de Castelnaud
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Bambousaie de La Roque-Gageac ©
Bambousaie de La Roque-Gageac
Canoe Dordogne ©
Canoe Dordogne