Close to the caves of Lascaux and overlooking the Vezere valley, the Chateau de Losse is accessible via a beautiful little fort. Enclosed in walls bordered by deep moats, the former medieval fortress was transformed into an elegant Renaissance Logis for desire of Jean de Losse in 1576. This transformation left us with a building characterized by facades of remarkable decoration and precious Furniture from the 16th and 17th centuries
The renaissance gardens, designed in the 17th century, offer a labyrinthine walk.
For more info, tickets and opening hours you can click here.
We loved it especially for the beautiful inscription “Cum sudore sanguine et carcere” (“with the sweat and the blood of the prison”) which mentions the sufferings of John II in his life as a soldier and also evokes his pain of having lost three of his five sons .