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Forteresse de Najac, Najac

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In the Gothic chapel at Forteresse de Najac, stumble across a secret corridor hidden within the walls, linking the Romanesque tower to the spot where you stand. After making your escape, find the last of the Knights Templar, who were imprisoned behind these walls. Also known as Château de Najac, this 13th-century royal fortress brings you closer to the first English occupation, the Albigensian Crusade, the Hundred Years' War, the peasants' revolts, and the French Revolution. From the castle’s exterior, imagine the archers of old aiming through the tall, thin archères, the largest of any castle in the world at a height of 6.8 m (22.3 ft). Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Forteresse de Najac by using our Najac itinerary builder.
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  • an absolutely gorgeous site, with a visit guided very interesting. the village is also very beautiful, with small shops quaint, very welcoming!
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  • What beautiful village and the views of the castle is worth a visit, nice ride under the July sun, the. interesting visit to the Castle but beware the legs! Najac Castle is an ancient fortress Royal, built in the 13th century, the remains of the Castle and its second Chamber are a rating in respect of historical monuments in 1925, what panoramic view of the Valley of the Aveyron, the archers of 6.80 m, unique in the world allow three archers shooting at the same time. Dominant 200 m the loop of the Aveyron Dungeon as a result that his decision-making is equivalent to hold the key to nationwide
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  • beautiful village and this breathtaking view of the castle is worth a visit. beautiful in fall. visit of the Castle very interesting but it can fatigue your legs!
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