Castillon-la-Bataille trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Castillon-la-Bataille

(3.2/5 based on 70+ reviews for 2 attractions)
Things to do: nightlife
Castillon-la-Bataille is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.This area was the site of the last battle of the Hundred Years' War, the Battle of Castillon, fought July 17, 1453. Castillon (-la-Bataille) along the Dordogne river, under whose walls was fought, in 1453, the battle in which valiant Lord Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, (“The Frenchman’s only scourge, Their kingdom’s terror, and black Nemisis.”), hemmed in by a French force greatly superior to his own, was slain at the age of nearly 80 years, gallantly fighting, along with his son, the Lord Lisle, whom his father in vain counselled to depart out of the field, seeing that all was lost, - a real incident, which has furnished Shakespeare with a fine scene. The result of Talbot’s defeat and death was the capture of Bordeaux from the English, and their final expulsion from Guienne. Near La Mothe-Montraval, on the right bank of the Dordogne, a tumulus is pointed out under the name of Talbot’s tomb; but it is known that his body was removed by his friends to England.Source: Murray’s Hand-Book for Travellers in France, published London, John Murray, Albemarle Street,1870. Eleventh Edition. p. 238, 239.On November 27, 1953, the name of the town was changed from Castillon-sur-Dordogne to its current name.
Plan your vacation with our France trip generator and discover the best things to do in Castillon-la-Bataille.
Source

Plan your trip to Castillon-la-Bataille

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

See this by visiting one of the destinations below

Why?
Some destinations do not have accommodations and require staying in a nearby city. Here are places you can stay:
Wineries, historic sites, shopping
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Religious sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Gironde

7 days in Poitiers, Bordeaux & Toulouse BY A USER FROM FRANCE March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in South of France BY A USER FROM INDIA June, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Bordeaux & Arcachon BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, romantic, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in France, Madrid & Barcelona BY A USER FROM INDIA April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in France BY A USER FROM INDIA April, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 44 days in United Kingdom, France & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Bordeaux & Herault BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 18 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Bordeaux BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Bordeaux BY A USER FROM FRANCE March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Bordeaux BY A USER FROM MALTA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News