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The Château de Gavaudun is a castle in the village of Gavaudun (Lot-et-Garonne, France) on the river Lède, near the Périgord noir region. It was built on a rocky spur and overhangs the river. The lofty 13th century keep rises 25m above the level of the rock.In the vicinity are the Château de Bonaguil and the Château de Biron.HistoryThe castle was built during the 12th and the 13th centuries, on the main road between Périgord and Agenais.The bishop of Périgueux besieged it and destroyed it for the first time in 1165.During the Hundred Years' War it was of central importance in the conflict between England and France.The Château de Gavaudun has been listed by the French Ministry of Culture as a monument historique since 1862.Put Chateau de Gavaudun on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Monflanquin day trip planner .
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Chateau de Gavaudun Reviews
Mooie ruine in niemandsland, tussen bossen en rotsen kom je dit opeens tegen. Zeker de moeite om te bezoeken, prachtig. een verborgen schat more »Beautiful ruins in no man's land, between forests and rocks to get this all of a sudden. Certainly the effort to visit, beautiful. a hidden treasure
When we drove round the corner it was very impressive. The village is nice, I guess it is very busy in August, just one other family in the Chateaux when we were there in the middle of September. Grea... more »
In an area surrounded by castles it's hard to stand out but this castle manages that. Once you've gone through the unique entrance the castle's seems a bit of a let down, but it's not. Once you enter ... more »
Lovely setting at the foot of the castle, relaxed and friendly vibe, and most importantly- good food. Would definitely recommend.
Best terras ever, food is superb, she really can cook!! and very friendly owners!!
An ideal setting, a top service, a card that's worth the trip!
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