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Forteresse Royale de Najac

High on a hilltop 150m above a hairpin bend in the River Aveyron, Najac’s fortress looks as if it's fallen from the pages of a fairy tale: slender towers and fluttering flags rise from crenellated ramparts,...

Church in Najac

Église St-Jean

Two hundred metres below the Forteresse Royale de Najac is the austere 13th-century Église St-Jean, constructed and financed by local villagers on the orders of the Inquisition as punishment for their heretical...

French in Najac

La Salamandre

Simple but charming, this little restaurant is best not for its basic local cuisine, but for its wonderful panoramic terrace overlooking the fortress.