Visit the Roque Saint Christophe, closely located to the mas de Castel Hotel in Sarlat
If you’re looking for a hotel near the Roque Saint Christophe, the Mas de Castel Hotel in Sarlat is ideally located close by to visit this prehistoric site of international renown.
Located at less that 30 kilometers from the Mas de Castel Hotel in Sarlat, the prehistoric site of the Roque Saint Christophe is really exceptional. This “must-see” is an indispensable opportunity to travel 55,000 years into the past and introduce the story of mankind to children.
Saint-Christophe : an exceptionnal site
The Saint Christophe site is ideally located not far from the Mas de Castel Hotel. This remarkable site, occupied from Prehistory to the Renaissance, is exceptionally preserved with traces of our distant ancestors visible in the rock as well as their troglodytique habitations.
In addition, the proportions of the limestone rockface are extremely impressive, covering more than a kilometer in length and 80 meters in hight. The troglodytique habitations were occupied and modified during the Middle Ages. Thanks to the development of new construction techniques, the site was thus transformed into a fortress of which the vestiges are still visible to this day.
A family visit to the Roque Saint Christophe
Classified as an Historical Monument, the Roque Saint Christophe is an ideal place to learn about the period from Prehistory to the Middle Ages as a family.
It is noteworthy that in addition to historical reconstructions on site, there are also temporary workshops. Activities such as metal forging are presented, as well as silex sharpening and wood sculpting. So don’t miss a visit with your family to this emblematic site of the region located at less than 30 minutes from the Mas de Castel Hotel in Sarlat.