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.

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Information : Tourist Office - Tel : +33 (0)5 53 22 68 59

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Must-sees and must-dos

  • "Bastideum" (interactive museum about Monpazier's heritage and architecture)
  • Church of Saint Dominique
  • A guided tour of the village


  • Gastronomy : The Cèpe mushroom market every afternoon from August to October (depending on growth)
  • Unusual sights : The main square with arcade

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