Castle of Castelnaud
Museum of war in the Middle Ages
Only 25 km from the Moulin de la Beune
Founded in the twelfth century ,, taken over by Simon de Montfort in Cathares, the castle returns to its rightful owners in 1273.
After having been the property of several figures of the history of France he is abandoned to the Revolution then, serves as quarry of stones.
It has been restored from 1966 to 2012
It is, today, a real museum From the war to the Middle Ages. You will discover catapults, trebuchets, bombardes and other machines of war with dimensions outside norms.
But also maquetets, a museum and lots of activities and animations
One of the - many - must-see sites in Périgord