Access & services
Castelnaud castle is situated in Périgord Noir, in the Dordogne Valley, 9 km south of Sarlat and around two and a half hours from Bordeaux, Toulouse and Limoges.
Château de Castelnaud
How to come?
GR 64 – PR 14
44°48 57 59 N-1 08 33 02 E
interstate exit Souillac
interstate exit Sarlat-la-Canéda
Municipal parking above the castle,
3-minute walk, fee paying.
Parking along the Dordogne River,
15-minute walk, free.
Parking reserved for buses only,
5-minute walk, free. (Bus 1, Bus 2)
Benches are available for breaks throughout your visit, inside and outside the castle.
For the visually impaired, or blind, a guide in Braille is available at reception.
Open since June 2023, the Château’s shop offers you a new bright and modern space where you will find many articles related to the Middle Ages: monographs in english and object derived from the castle, collectible coins, glass objects, jewellery, tapestries, model siege weapons, games, stationary, costumes, medieval drinks…
The shop is open year-round.
It is very difficult to use a pram in the castle, we highly recommmend leaving them at the entrance, storage is provided.
A changing table is at your disposal in the castle toilets.
In July and August, refreshments (beverages and ice cream) are sold within the castle grounds.
Picnics are forbidden in the castle. Picnic tables are available at the community car-park and along the banks of the Dordogne.
Animals on leashes are allowed within the castle grounds.