Pretty village perched on a hillside on the edge of the plateau and the forest Barade Ajat offers the visitor's eyes a beautiful panorama. Ajat was intimately linked to the Route of Canons of the family Hautefort behind the creation of the forge of Ans.
Hiking trails allow you to discover the mesa and its rich flora, including among other not less than 26 varieties of orchids, floral heritage protected (picking is prohibited).
Small rural buildings abound: fountains, stone crosses, laundries, sinks??
The whole church is remarkable castle.
The Church of St. Martin, 12th century, is the work of the Templars. Its bell tower with four openings imposed by its height (25 m). The paving of the church includes many graves, including that of Francis of Hautefort.
The 15th century castle (with part of the fourteenth century) adjoining the church was once connected to it by a drawbridge. It includes galleries with battlements and a beautiful facade on the north side a shield of the barony of Hautefort that was holding the castle. Private property, days of visits are organized in the month of August.
Near the church of Saint Martin is a beautiful house which was built in 1527. It was certainly a relay on the road to St Jacques de Compostela trail which crosses the town.
The church of St. Bartholomew Beauzens was built around the year 1000, making it one of the oldest department. Covered with loess, it has a facade of pure Roman style: its portal is surmounted by arches with two beautiful carved. Nearby you can admire a magnificent pigeon covered in slate.
Explore the Chapel of Our Lady of Mercy, dating from 1622, a gift from a sailor Perigord, Messire Chatard. He had vowed during a storm at sea, to erect a chapel to the Virgin Mary if he escaped. In front of this chapel is the house where Susan Lacore first woman secretary of state under the government of Leon Blum.