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October 6 2011 5 06 /10 /October /2011 22:59

004 Dordogne, Le BastitBefore arriving at les grottes de Lacave, I made a quick stop along the Dordogne via the small village of Bastit.  The river itself is quite calm and the region famous for its good food and wines.  002 Dordogne, Le BastitThose seeking excellent accommodations in the area need look no further than le Château du Bastit.  006 Le Château du BastitIt is built on a hill overlooking the Dordogne with stunning views of the surrounding countryside.  The castle, which dates from the 14th and 15th centuries was completely restored in 2004 and now serves as a private château with four bedrooms and enclosed grounds along with a private swimming pool.  010 Château de la Treyne, LacaveIf you are looking for even nicer accommodations, try Château de la Treyne.  011 Château de la Treyne, LacaveIt is also perched on a cliff and overlooks the east bank of the Dordogne while the other side a vast 120-hectare French garden groomed with roses, box shrubs and parterres with fountains.  014 Château de la Treyne, Lacave020 Château de la Treyne, Lacave022 Château de la Treyne, LacaveBuilt in the 14th century it was burned to the ground by the Catholics during the Wars of Religion.  The château was rebuilt in the 17th century and has been well cared for ever since.  024 Château de la Treyne, Lacave025 Château de la Treyne, LacaveThe current owners, since 1982, are natives of Aveyron and work hard to keep the chateau alive throughout the year with cultural events, concerts and exhibitions held in the private chapel016 Château de la Treyne, Lacave019 Château de la Treyne, Lacave017 Château de la Treyne, Lacave018 Château de la Treyne, Lacave 

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