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Forteresse de Najac

Rue du Chateau, 12270 Najac, France
+33 5 65 29 71 65
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Worth the long hike from the parking area

One of the major tourist attractions of the region, the village and chateau at Najac are well worth... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
briangb
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Aude, France
Beautiful views - worth the climb!

Najac is a beautiful little place to visit. Extremely quaint and very pretty. The walk to the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Amandamexx
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Rue du Chateau, 12270 Najac, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the major tourist attractions of the region, the village and chateau at Najac are well worth the effort to get there. A pictoresque village, and superb views from the chateau over both the village and the surrounding countryside make for great photographs.

Thank briangb
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Najac is a beautiful little place to visit. Extremely quaint and very pretty. The walk to the fortress is hard work up some very steep and historic streets but it is definitely worth the effort.

Thank Amandamexx
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Lots of steps to climb but worth it for the view from the top. The stone staircase, to the top of the tower, is quite narrow for passing others. A written guide is available in English.The 5 euro entry is very responsible.

Thank Dougie M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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
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