Monpazier is labelled a "Grand site national", it has no less than 32 listed buildings and is regarded as the prime example of a "bastide" among the 300 in South-western France. Monpazier has had countless awards to salute, but also to protect, the outstanding heritage of this fortified village that was founded by Edward I of England in 1284.
Must-sees and must-dos
- "Bastideum" (interactive museum about Monpazier's heritage and architecture)
- Church of Saint Dominique
- A guided tour of the village