Hotel Du Centenaire
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- Swimming pool
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- Free parking
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... the Wars of Religion it was Protestant. By the French Revolution in 1789 is was already a ruin. It 1966 it was listed as a Historic Building by its present owners who have been working to restore it ever since.
Now the castle contains a museum of medieval warfare featuring an extensive collection of armor, daggers, swords, crossbows, lances, and cannons. There are reconstructions of trebuchets and siege ...
... with English translations and we are told to get there early. The ticket office opens at 9:30 and we are there by 8:30. There are 20 people in line in front of us and it feels like most are Americans! There are 3 sites we are hoping to visit but by the time it’s our turn only one on our list is available and one other we don’t know much about but get a ticket for anyway. By the time we are done we have 12 minutes to ...
... After about an hour we head downstream. It doesn’t take long before we reach Roquegeoffre and have to take out. Maybe we will go again and take the 28 km trip. This one went too fast!
With lots of time left in the afternoon we head for Castle Beynac. We are delighted to discover it is the castle we could see from our lunch spot. The castle is so authentic. It was used for the movie "Messenger, Joan of Arc" and ...
... The Saint Clar family has lived here since at least 1450. The current owner, de Montbron family, are descendants and still live there. We get lucky and arrive just 5 minutes before the tour, in French. We have an English translation but I would have loved to understand the our very dramatic guide. I’m sure he was hilarious. The house is very well preserved. There are pise floors made of small stones set in mortar in ...
... not unlike Mesa Verde in the 4 corners area. By the 14th century there was a church and a manor house. All this is built on a ledge overlooking the river Vezere. Access was only through a narrow staircase and the street was little more than a footpath. The cliffs were the back of the buildings although by the 14th century they had spread out and built stone walls with arrow slits ...