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In the heart of Perigord Noir, in the Dordogne valley, the Castle of La Malartrie overlooks one of the most beautiful village of France, La Roque Gageac. Nested in a loop of the Dordogne river at the foot the high cliffs in full midday. It features an almost Mediterranean climate. The Castle offers an exceptional point of view on this medieval village and the Dordogne river, you will appreciate the full charm of this area full of history.



The castle as a familly residence combines modern comfort with the charm of antique walls and furnitures making it a wonderfull place to stay. After you stepped through the portal a private alley will lead you to the main courtyard of the castle where you will enjoy a magnificiant panorama over the Dordogne river.
The swimming pool located on one of the terrace of the castle offers a great exposition to fully enjoy the long summer days of this area.


History :

The site of “ La Malartrie “ dates back to the XII century. In these ancient times La Malartrie was a leper hospital and has been since transformed several times. By the end of the XIX century the Count de Saint Aulaire, Ambassador of France in the UK and a member of the French/US Cincinnati society, an institution whose objective is to promote and perpetuate friendship between the French and American people, transformed the château as it stands today in its Renaissance style.