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Forteresse de Najac

Rue du Chateau, 12270 Najac, France
+33 5 65 29 71 65
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Amazing history, worth a visit

Our family of 3, including our 12 year old daughter, toured the fortress and spent about an hour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennifer K
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Truly medieval village complete with castle

Lovely place for a wander, lots to see, lots of places to eat, little shops - happy to return on... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Nicola B
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Edinburgh
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Rue du Chateau, 12270 Najac, France
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 3, including our 12 year old daughter, toured the fortress and spent about an hour here. We do not speak French, so were provided a laminated tour brochure that we returned to the desk when we departed. We also visited the church...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Lovely place for a wander, lots to see, lots of places to eat, little shops - happy to return on many occasions. Great medieval fete end of May/early June with sll,in costume and stalls selling medieval weapons etc etc.

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is a very good example of mediaeval castle building, full of interest. It is well worth climbing to the top of the tower, through two chambers and the chapel, to get fantastic views over the Averyron River and the countryside. It also has the...More

Thank Rosenau65
Reviewed 6 November 2016

About 600 meters from the centre of the town so it is lovely to go by walk through the small beautiful town and climb to the bautiful chateau Najac. The castle was build in the 13th century by at least 2000 men worked for 10...More

1  Thank Nimalaraj
Reviewed 29 October 2016

A nice walk from the car park (downhill) through the beautiful village of Najac sets you up for a reasonable (uphill) walk to the castle. Worth the walk with great views over the village and river valley. Access to top of the tower up tight...More

Thank JonBunston
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We have seen a lot of castles in Britain and France but this was very interesting,particularly the long slit 'windows' for the archers. The Fortress was well explained in the accompanying Guide and Najac itself was well worth a visit - not too tatty commercial...More

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We found parking near the church and then it's a bit of a steep walk up to the Fort, but well worth it once there. It's fairly inexpensive & we were provided with an explanatory pamphlet in English: the signs in the fort are in...More

Thank deep503
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Part of cycling journey....beautiful village with very friendly residents and shops. Took a bit to get up to Najac after long day of hilly cycling but worth the effort.....be sure to hit the Biscuit Shop for home made treats from Najac!

Thank murraydave
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The main tower is in good shape and worth the visit. The view is impressive and such a sight too when seen from the nearby hills. The secret passage is interesting but once you have seen one hundred castles the next is much the same....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 August 2016

If you're staying in the area, a half-day visit to Najac is well worth it. Visit the tourism office in the village for a map. Kids can receive a free workbook to guide the walk to the Fortresses (completing a certain number of questions and...More

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