The Marqueyssac gardens
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Superb gardens, famous for its topiary and perched high above the Dordogne river. Fine walks around the gardens (including the 1km "ride") so plan to stay for the day. Take a picnic and eat in the picnic field next to the carpark with stunning views across to several other chateaux (just ask the…
Via-ferrata cliff traverse, beginner climbing lessons, childrens activites, all included in the entrance fee to the gardens. From sunset on Thursday evenings in summer, the footpaths are lit by thousands of tealights and you are serenaded by live music as you explore the gardens.
A listed site, the romantic and picturesque gardens of Marqueyssac offer more than six kilometers of shaded paths bordered by 150000 hand-pruned box trees a hundred years old, the whole embellished with belvederes, waterways, rockeries and grassy clearings.
Exceptional place of beauty & wonder - a panoramic labyrinth. Several spaces dedicated to children including playground & climbing nets. Special features such as dinosaur skeleton. Delightful cafe/resto in summer months.
le jardin le plus visité du Périgord. Aménagé sur un éperon rocheux, le parc domine la vallée de la Dordogne, offre l’un des plus beaux panoramas. Buis plantés au XIXe siècle.
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“Beautiful gardens, well worth a visit. Combine with a trip to the nearby town of Sarlat for a great day out”
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“A must-see! A fortress on a hill overlooking the Dordogne River with a panoramic view. Other castles can be seen from this hilltop. The castle is filled with armament from several centuries and is interesting to visit.”
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“Beynac is a village that lifts from the river to the top of the valley where the Chateau stands. It is a good walk up to the castle however there is also access parking at the top”
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“Famous château/museum of Josephine Baker. Very interesting and enjoyable self-guided tour with headsets. Beautiful gardens and views. Raptor shows outside are a must see. ”
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“An ancient place of magic & deep history. Commarque is a stunning & powerful location bordering the forest on one side and open landscapes & views on the other. The spring & stream surrounding the castle is a great cooling off point in summer. Frequent special events and animations. Call for details. ”
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