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The Château de Beynac

Riding in a hot air balloon over the monumental Château de Beynac, perched above one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France, is a unique opportunity to embark upon a voyage through medieval times from above.
This 12th-century castle is one of the best-preserved and most famous in the Périgord. Standing 150 meters above the Dordogne River on a limestone cliff, it was a French stronghold during the Hundred Years’ War. The Château de Castelnaud was captured by the English, and so at the time the Dordogne represented the border between France and England. For more…

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