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). Arrange to visit Forteresse de Najac and other attractions in Najac using our Najac holiday planner .
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  • Charming inhabitants close to make you service to liven up your visit, a typical fortress and very old
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  • Beautiful fortress offering a beautiful view in small village of charm but without life of middle age, which is unfortunately difficult to access to people of a certain age or disabled (remote parking and lots of elevation.)
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  • For a very affordable price, 5 euros 50, a tour, a guide who knows history very well. Don't miss to Najac!
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  • Amazing castle perched on top of a hill. Good information about the castle and its history. View from the tower breathtaking!
  • Amazing fortress on the highest point for miles! Great views inside and out, search for the secret passage... Quieter before midday.
  • Wonderful sites! Bring your walking shoes and be able bodied. Lots of elevated walking.
  • Lovely place to visit - winding walk with great views
  • Beautiful village !

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