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Mataguerre tower
Rue de la Bride, 24000 Périgueux Driving directions
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Opening hours

10.30am-1pm, 2pm-5.30pm

Description

This round tower (said to be named after an Englishman, who was held prisoner here for 17 years) topped with a machicolated parapet dates from the late 15C when it was part of the medieval fortifications that protected Le Puy-Saint-Front. From the top, there is a lovely view over the tiled roofs, the towers of the mansions, the domes of Saint-Front cathedral and the surrounding hillsides.

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