Bonaguil's castle, Saint-Front-sur-Lemance

Built in the mid-13th century, Bonaguil's castle was the last of the fortified castles. Over the centuries, the castle has undergone several renovations both for modernization and comfort. Tour the structure to peer into the life of the medieval French. The castle's name means "good needle," a nod to its location on a rocky hillside. With our online itinerary creator, Saint-Front-sur-Lemance attractions like Bonaguil's castle can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This castle is magnificent. It was a visit really interresting with a passionate guide who has traced the history of the Castle and who did not lack humor. I really recommend
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  • A spectacular view and full details of its history was part of the experience during a guided tour of the region by hostess Sally while staying at her very lovely guest house 'Atelier de la Rose'  more »
  • Very beu castle ruins in the middle of the hills. The staff is friendly, visits are paid but guided or you do alone but that is very pleasant. More I assure you that ice made in the cafes are delicious if you go in the summer.
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  • Very quiet in mid March. Just us and a few others, just how we like it. A Little restaurant at the bottom was open, just lovely. Quiche and duck were superb, the apple tart was a disappointment, but the people were fabulous. Would highly recommend it. Very cute and rustic and warm.
  • lovely castle with battlements, dungeons and suits of armour. Very well-preserved castle, spiral staircases, great view from the battlements and a good gift shop. The children could run about safely and there are tunnels, stocks in one of the dungeons and enough info in English to give you an idea about why it was built and why it's still there. Nice little shops, small restaurants and small historical museums along the walk from lower car park to the castle itself.
  • This is a really interesting place, as it is actually a Castle in the defensible sense. France is known for it's Chateux, which in most cases are splendid palaces. This is a true medieval castle - Walls, towers, and luxurious ballrooms. A great one day visit. Also, look into Gavaudun, an imposing cliff-side fortress, partially restored, about 25 km away.
  • Extraordinary castle in a beautiful setting. Well worth a visit
  • A must see attraction in the Lot Valley, South West of France.
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