Travel to Cathars castles and Perigord
Day 4 Calviac - La Roque-Gageac - Domme - Beynac - Sarlat - Calviac (59 Km.)
(in 6 Km.) Carsac-Aillac: Small village of which emphasizes the church located on the outskirts.
(in 12 Km.) La Roque-Gageac: Highlight their houses carved in rock on a steep cliff and caves inhabited by troglodytes who still remain in their original state. Other points of interest are the church and the castle. A good place to take pictures of the village is from barges that sail on the river.
La Roque-Gageac - Barges on the river Dordogne
(in 5 Km.) Domme: Fortress of the thirteen century located on top of a cliff, is also called "the Acropolis of the Perigord". Fortified city founded in 1283 that retains the layout of its regular streets and irregular layout of the walls that protected it. Among its stone buildings are the Town Hall (thirteen century) or the Maison des Governors (sixteenth century). Highlights the viewpoint of the Belvédère de La Barre and the visit of the Cave (Grottes de Domme), accessible from the square of La Halle.
(in 10 Km.) Beynac-et-Cazenac: It is one of the most beautiful villages in France, especially for its silhouette topped by the most emblematic castle of the region of Périgord, outstanding both for its location on a steep promontory on the river Dordogne, and for its architecture and history (built in the year 1115, lived in it Richard the Lionheart). Also worth a stroll through the streets of the medieval quarter.
(in 12 Km.) Sarlat-la-Canéda: Capital of Périgord Noir and the French gastronomy, Sarlat is one of the best preserved cities in France. Take her back over 1000 years of architecture. Its streets have been shot numerous films set in medieval times. As the cradle of French gastronomy in Sarlat can taste the famous chocolate truffles, as well as the succulent foi gras of duck and other specialties. Highligths its historic buildings with a local stone which has a characteristic honey-colored. The Cathedral of St-Sacerdos sits near the spectacular cemetery, where highlights a curious construction called "lantern of the dead", from the twelfth century. Nor can we forget "La Boétie", emblematic building of the city and the town hall square, which was accessed by intricate alleyways of undoubtedly medieval medieval taste.
(in 14 Km.) Calviac-en-Périgord: We return to our base of operations to prepare the back to home.