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Destination guide

Discover beautiful Beynac-et-Cazenac

There are plenty of reasons why Beynac-et-Cazenac holds the prestigious designation of Les plus beaux villages de France, one of the most-beautiful villages in France. Just take the way it's draped over that bluff of honey-coloured stone, like something out of Game of Thrones. Then there are the courses of the meandering Dordogne River wiggling peacefully by. Keeps and castles dating back to the 12th century shoulder above the streets too, while vineyards and forests surround the place. Looking for a taste of France's gorgeous backcountry this year? Beynac-et-Cazenac holiday rentals await.

Things to do

Exploring ancient Beynac-et-Cazenac

There's one site that soars above all others in Beynac-et-Cazenac. That's the Chateau de Beynac. Dating from as far back as the 12th century, it continually pops up in the annals of French history and has served as the backdrop for countless Hollywood flicks. Tours there include walks around the formidable Romanesque keep at the castle's centre and journeys through the richly-decorated interiors, where swinging tapestries and grand candelabras coalesce. The views are sure to take the breath away, encompassing dancing sunflowers and the snaking Dordogne River.

Activities

Foraging for fun in Beynac-et-Cazenac

Between canoeing sessions along the meanders of the Dordogne and grape-picking jaunts through the hills of southern France, you can really get stuck into the backcountry around Beynac-et-Cazenac. Don't forget to pack walking boots for exploring the trails that weave along the riverside to reveal uber-romantic picnic spots and hidden hamlets. Culinary buffs should also get a taste for this place. Lessons in cooking with Perigord truffle and artisan wine pairing are on the menu next to rustic French kitchens and bistros.

Weather

Summer sun in Beynac-et-Cazenac

If you're looking for a taste of the laid-back French country life that the Dordogne is famous for, it's probably better to seek out your Beynac-et-Cazenac holiday rentals during the warmer months of the year. Any time between June and August is when you'll be able to bag gites with pools and gardens and look forward to the most sunshine and the longest days. Visits in autumn are also popular. You might have some downpours and lower temperatures, but it's perfect if you're coming for the wine and the culinary side of things.

Natural features

Breath-taking views in Beynac-et-Cazenac

You'll instantly see why Beynac-et-Cazenac is hailed as one of the most-handsome towns in all of France. If you've bagged a Beynac-et-Cazenac holiday rental on the far side of the river, you could be waking up to dramatic views of the town's muscular chateau, framed by swaying fields of golden sunflowers and maize. If you're in the heart of the old village itself, you'll be surveying landscapes of rolling vineyard and woodland, all cut through by the Dordogne as it wiggles westwards to the sea.

How to get there

Transport to and around Beynac-et-Cazenac

Fly into Brive-la-Gaillarde (BVE-Brive - Vallee de la Dordogne), the closest airport, located 26.1 mi (42 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Perigueux (PGX), which is 28.1 mi (45.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Beynac-et-Cazenac?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,776 holiday lettings around Beynac-et-Cazenac. From 237 cottages to 67 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Beynac-et-Cazenac?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Beynac-et-Cazenac. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Chateau de Beynac: 3,135 holiday lettings
  • Sarlat Station: 3,025 holiday lettings
  • Chateau des Milandes: 3,146 holiday lettings
  • St-Sacerdos Cathedral: 3,061 holiday lettings
  • Grotte du Grand Roc: 2,992 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Beynac-et-Cazenac listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Beynac-et-Cazenac?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 237 Cottages in Beynac-et-Cazenac. Our other popular types of Beynac-et-Cazenac holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 67 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 889 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 27 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Country houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Beynac-et-Cazenac?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,021 holiday homes with pool available in Beynac-et-Cazenac. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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