The Most Interesting Historical Places in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Historical Places in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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    Chateau de Castelnaud , Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
    Overlooking the Dordogne River, the restored medieval fortress Chateau de Castelnaud contains a popular museum of medieval warfare featuring
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    Chateau des Milandes , Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
    In 1489, Chateau des Milandes was the main residence for the lords of Caumont. Today, it is best known as the former home of entertainer Jose
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    Chateau de Beynac , Beynac-et-Cazenac
    One of the best-preserved and best-known castles in the region--and a location for films such as several films, including "Ever After" (1998)
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    St. Andre Cathedral , Bordeaux
    St. Andre Cathedral, a French national monument, hosted the 1137 marriage of 13-year-old Eleanor of Aquitaine to the future King Louis VII. I
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    Oradour-sur-Glane , Oradour-sur-Glane
    A German Waffen-SS company surrounded Oradour-sur-Glane on June 10, 1944, and within hours killed 642 people, including women and children, a
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