There are two walking options today, either start in Beynac, a longer walk, or a shorter option starting in La Roque
The stunning cliff-side village of Beynac and the impressive château were once captured by Richard Lionheart. From Benyac you traverse wooded hills above the river before you reach La Roque Gageac touted as one of the most beautiful villages in France. The town contains historic mansions, troglodyte dwellings, exotic gardens and ochre-coloured stone houses.
If you have time or inclination there’s the opportunity to ride down the river on a flat-bottomed Gabarre, a replica of an old merchant ship from the 18th century. Domme, a magnificent bastide town dating from 1283 perched on a vertiginous cliff with golden stones offering panoramic views over the
Walking: Moderate / 11km or 18 km / 4– 6hrs
Elevation: +650M / -500M