Beynac-et-Cazenac lies 10 kilometres southwest of Sarlat, on the banks of the Dordogne, and boasts an imposing castle, once besieged by Richard the Lion Heart, around which "lauze" stone slab-roofed houses with their creamy façades are built.
Must-sees and must-dos
- Beynac Castle
- The Archaeological Park
- A guided tour of the village
- La Causerie Médiévale (history of the Périgord told by tapestry)