At the heart of famous vineyards, the city of Castillon-la-Bataille is surrounded by the vineyards of Saint Emilion, Pomerol, Fronsac, Entre deux Mers, Bergerac, Monbazillac, Sauternes, Loupiac, Cadillac. Winemakers will welcome you in tours of wineries.
Here ended the Hundred Years War in 1453, including a sound and light show returns every year this epic.
Many shops in the center of this small town.
Train station Bordeaux-Sarlat.
Church of St. Symphorien, Iron Gate, Town Hall and tour the city.
The Dordogne river is here, clear and calm. It rowing and canoeing, and fishing line.
Numerous sports are performed either on land or in the gym.
Media City for all ages. School of Music. School of drawings.
Typical market every Monday morning. Food, clothing, local products, wine, cakes (Alize, Catherin de Castillon Castillon Balls), lamprey à la Bordelaise (local fish).
Every year from July 14 to August 15, pageant of the Battle of Castillon (1453). The Battle of Castillon marks the end of the Hundred Years War, three centuries of belonging of Aquitaine to the English crown and allows the kingdom of France to be last. 7 acres of scenic area, a cannon shot from the same place of the battle, 700 volunteers, including 450 actors and 50 horsemen participate in this great pageant. Beyond exploits these two intense hours, raised waterfalls, special effects and pyrotechnic prowess, as we dive back into daily life in the Middle Ages, between farms and inns, women well, scenes of harvest , hunting parties, their teeth and hawkers.
Important Easter Fair.
Numerous concerts in the church of Saint-Symphorien and events at the cultural center.