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Société Kléber Rossillon

Created in 1995, ten years after Château de Castelnaud opened to the public, the Kleber Rossillon Company specializes in the rehabilitation and management of tourist and cultural sites. It currently manages 12 sites in France and Belgium.
www.kleber-rossillon.com

Sites of the Kléber Rossillon Company

 

Jardins de Marqueyssac

The gardens of Marqueyssac, situated in the heart of the Périgord Noir, comprise more than 6 kilometres of shaded walkways in a labyrinth of 150,000 hand-cut and sculpted box hedges.
www.marqueyssac.com

Château de Langeais

In Touraine, on the banks of the Loire, the Château de Langeais presents fifteen richly furnished rooms that evoke daily life in the Middle Ages. A strikingly realistic show makes you a witness to the wedding of Charles VIII and Anne of Brittany. The park’s amenities will delight the young and old alike.
www.chateau-de-langeais.com

Château de Suscinio

Located on the Rhuys peninsula, Gulf of Morbihan, the castle of Suscinio has chiefly been a pleasure palace during the Late Middle Ages. The Dukes of Brittany notably sojourned there to hunt. It is nowadays dedicated to daily life of the ducal elite during medieval times, and to the Arthurian cycle. A 150-acre preserved natural reserve surrounds the castle.
suscinio.fr

Château de Murol

The castle of Murol in Auvergne was built in the 12th century at the top of a hill. Medieval stronghold, it is today a testimony of a seigneurial prosperous life thanks to a mediation staging the everyday life of a feudal lord.
www.murolchateau.com

The Gorges of the Doux Velorail

For 12 kilometres, the velorail in the gorges of the Doux runs along the historic railway line of the Chemin de Fer du Vivarais Railway, built in 1891. It lets you discover the magnificent landscapes of the gorges of the Doux in the north of the Ardèche river region.
www.velorailardeche.com

Waterloo Memorial 1815 (Belgium)

Located 20 miles from Bruxelles, the memorial dedicated to the famous battle of Waterloo features a vast interpretation center as well as the Lion’s Mound—a symbol of the Allied victory—which offers a 130-feet high viewpoint over the battlefield.
www.waterloo1815.be

Cosquer cave

A future interpretation space in the Villa Méditerranée in Marseille, « Cosquer » will present the replica of the underwater cave, discovered by Henri Cosquer in the 1990s. Completely immersed in the creeks, this cave offers over 500 works of Parietal art.
www.grotte-cosquer.com

Crest Tower

One of the tallest keeps in France, the Crest tower overlooks the Drôme valley. Built during the 12th century in the heart of an imposing castle, the keep was converted into a prison in 1633 when the rest of the stronghold was destroyed. Also known as the “Bastille of the South”, it still retains graffiti and historical documents which are testament to the daily life of prisoners who have been locked away here for three centuries.
tourdecrest.fr

The Grotte Chauvet 2

The Grotte Chauvet 2 is the most important replica of a painted cave in the world. It recreates the extraordinary rock paintings, drawings and engravings found in the Chauvet Cave, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The site comprises the reproduction of the Chauvet Cave, a discovery centre called “Galerie de l’Aurignacien” and a pedagogical space.
www.grottechauvet2ardeche.com

Museum of Montmartre

Created in 1960, the museum is laid out in the oldest building of the Butte Montmartre, the Maison du Bel Air, built in the 17th century. A meeting place and residence, it attracted many artists such as Renoir and Raoul Dufy. The museum’s collections are made up of paintings, posters and drawings by Toulouse-Lautrec, Modigliani, Valadon… that in their own way recount the history of the Butte Montmartre.
www.museedemontmartre.fr



Sightseeing Train of the Ardèche

Leaving from Tournon-sur-Rhône, the steam train of the Ardèche heads into the gorges of the Doux. Relying on numerous engineering works, it runs along the precipices, crosses viaducts over the Doux river and traverses a 265-metre long tunnel through the Mordane Hill. The railway line was built right on the hillside between 1886 and 1891. It reopened in 2013.
www.trainardeche.fr

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Visites en Périgord

Castelnaud Castle is part of the « Visites en Périgord » association, which brings together 12 ‘must-see’ sites in the Dordogne. The association offers a « Périgord pass », letting you benefit from a discount in all of these major sites.
www.visites-en-perigord.com

Maison des Sarrasins

A prestigious home in Beynac restored by the proprietors of Castelnaud. Available for weekly rentals.
www.sarrasins.fr

Club hôtelier du pays de Sarlat

A group of hotels situated in the heart of the Périgord Noir.
www.hotels-sarlat-perigord.com

Association des chambres d’hôtes du Périgord Noir

Association that groups together nearly 200 bed & breakfasts to be found in the Périgord Noir in Dordogne (Sarlat, Montignac, Beynac, Les Eyzies…).
www.chambres-perigord.com

Syndicat de l’hôtellerie de plein air

A listing of campsites in Dordogne classed by the number of stars.
www.campings-dordogne.com

Annuaire des hébergistes en Périgord

An association that facilitates group travel in the Périgord: choice of accommodations and organization of the group’s stay.
www.accueildegroupesenperigord.com

Tourist Office of Sarlat

City of art and history, Sarlat is the capital of the Périgord Noir. This architectural gem built of the luminous blond stone of the region has resisted the ravages of time in its thousand-year history…
www.sarlat-tourisme.com

Les routes du terroir

Discovering France through its restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions.
lesroutesduterroir.info

Château fort de Calmont d’Olt

Listed as a Historic Building, the Château de Calmont d’Olt in the Lot Valley presents war machines and the actual firing of a trebuchet, bombarde, etc.
www.chateaucalmont.org

Musée de l’Armée

National military museum in Paris with collections of weapons, uniforms and scale models. Presentation of the collections and the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte, exhibitions, tours, resource library.
www.musee-armee.fr

Guerre & Histoire

Bimonthly magazine (in French) designed for all history and military strategy enthusiasts.
guerreshistoire.science-et-vie.com

Demeure historique

An association that brings together the private historic buildings already listed or susceptible to be.
www.demeure-historique.org