standard-title The Rich Heritage of the Dordogne verte

The Rich Heritage of the Dordogne verte

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  • The Religious heritage of Saint Aulaye

    The Religious heritage of Saint Aulaye

  • The castle of Aubeterre sur Dronne

    The castle of Aubeterre sur Dronne

  • Aubeterre sur Dronne, classed as one of France's beautiful villages

    Aubeterre sur Dronne, classed as one of France's beautiful villages

A charming village with a rich heritage

 

The fortress of Saint Aulaye founded by Count Pierre de Brémont in the 13th century still preserves its remarkable heritage. Stroll through the village and discover its well preserved ramparts, its delightful narrow streets, an impressive Romanesque church classified as a historical monument, and a bridge dating back to the 8th century. Saint Aulaye is an ideal base for visiting the surrounding villages, all noteworthy for their simplicity and their impressive monuments. Numerous Romanesque churches will delight the amateurs:

  • Saint Michel de Rivière
  • Puymangou, Ponteyraud
  • Chenaud
  • Saint Privat des Près

The impressive fortified castles of Bourdeilles or Puyguilhem, are very well preserved and are a delight to visit.

 

Visit one of the most beautiful villages in France : Aubeterre sur Dronne

At only 7km from Saint Aulaye is the village of Aubeterre sur Dronne, classed among the most beautiful villages in France. This delightful village bears witness to a fascinating religious heritage left behind by the pilgrims of Compostelle: an underground church, a collegiate church and several chapels and convents. Discover the narrow winding streets and the charming white house’s….well worth the detour!

 

Aubeterre sur Dronne plus beau vilage de France