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A hiking vacation

Around Castelwood, we discovered multiple hiking trails, combining outdoor nature, fortified towns, forests or waterways. We will be able to guide you according to your desires and your possibilities. It will be with pleasure that we will share with you our enthusiasm for nature, fauna and flora.

You will find in the common room a special “hiking” binder which will give you a turnkey route!

Photo of a hiking trail along one of the Dordogne's rivers

Hiking trails around the estate

You'll find hiking trails at the foot of your rental property or just a few kilometers away, and we know of many more: the region is full of surprises! We'd be delighted to tell you about them. We've also devised a program to help you discover a new area every day: an average of 18 kms of walking each day, with low gradients and moderate effort.

Photo of the wall at Biron castle

A village of gites, a swimming pool in the center

The swimming pool is accessible to all lodge tenants. This way, you maintain your independence while meeting up with other villagers at the water’s edge. Deckchairs and parasols promise you great moments of relaxation.

Photo of the CastelWood swimming pool

"What if coming to Castelwood wasn't just about renting a chalet or safari tent in the middle of nowhere?
What if you really met nature?
That's what we're proposing, with a stay based around hiking."

An ideal location for your hiking vacation in the Dordogne

Let yourself be guided by the rhythm of the trails we've designed for you.
Nature, architecture, prehistory: discover a hidden Périgord through hiking.

A few hiking trails around the domain...

Drawing of the mole hike

The Château Biron loop

This hiking trail offers many views of the castle. Between forest and glade, you'll cover around 14 kms. Easy and well-marked, and starting from Castelwood, this walk will give you a great overview of the estate's surroundings.

Drawing of the Badger hike

The Château Biron loop for children

Easy hike for the whole family, starting from Castelwood and around Château de Biron. This loop is 4 kilometers long.

Drawing of the hiking trail

Gallows loop

With 13 kms and virtually no change in altitude, this loop is a great way for families to visit the Dordogne: it explores the area around the bastide town of Monpazier, symbolic of the region. You'll need half a day to cover this trail full of ancient stones.

Drawing of the wild boar hike

On the path of Bernard Palissy

Bernard Palissy was a Renaissance potter, painter and scholar from Saint-Avit. It's from here that this 22 km trail starts. You can visit the museum dedicated to him and the listed church. Follow the forest paths to reach Lacapelle-Biron on one side, and Gavaudun on the other.

Drawing of the squirrel hike

Monflanquin / Corconat - Community of Communes Bastide and Castles in Guyenne

Numerous views of the bastide, Calviac and St-Capraix churches, Biron and Roquefère castles. Approx. 20 km.

Drawing of the deer hike

Blanquefort sur Briolance(Lot-et-Garonne 47)

The village of Blanquefort sur Briolance is located in an area rich in archaeology. You'll set off on a 10-kilometre hike through coppice woods and chestnut orchards, past a rich heritage of buildings, including the church and listed château, the Naugarède estate and La Sauvetat.

Drawing of the rabbit hike

Château Bonaguil trail

This 15 km hike is fairly strenuous, but well worth the effort: from Château Bonaguil to the church at Lastreilles, you'll pass through oak, chestnut and pine forests.

Drawing of the Loire tour

The Lot along the river

This 10 km loop starts in Duravel, in the Lot department, half an hour from Castelwood. It takes you to Mordagnes via the Route Royale, from where you can enjoy a magnificent view over the valley.

Drawing of the Shrew’s hike

The Château Beynac loop

This hike lets you explore the jewels of the Dordogne! Follow the course of the Dordogne, visit the villages of Beynac and Cazenac, wander through the forest: a 17 km loop awaits you!

Don't hesitate to print out the tours below to take advantage of them once you're there!

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