The hanging gardens of Marqueyssac
A belvedere on the Dordogne
22 km from the Moulin de la Beune
Listed site, the romantic and picturesque gardens of Marqueyssac offer around a castle covered with slate of the early nineteenth century, more than 6 kilometers of shaded walks, lined with 150 000 hand-cut trees, and decorated with gazebos, rockeries , cascades and theaters of greenery ...
In Marqueyssac, the boxwood is highlighted with a whim full of movement all in roundness and sheer size. These are now the most visited gardens in Périgord.
Set on a rocky outcrop, the 22-hectare park overlooks the valley with its high cliffs.
From Belvédère de la Dordogne, 130 meters above the river, unfolds the most beautiful panorama of Périgord, witnessing a rich historical past and a magnificent natural heritage.
This exceptional view embraces the whole valley, its castles and its most beautiful villages in France: Beynac, Fayrac, Castelnaud, Roque-Gageac and Domme ...