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VILLAGE DE CASTELNAU-SUR-L'AUVIGNON

Historic site and monument ,  Wartime memories ,  Village in Castelnau-sur-l'Auvignon

  • Curious or passionate about history, discover the village of Castelnau-sur-L’auvignon in the heart of Gascony Ténarèze.
    Place of memory of the Second World War, this village welcomed many resistance fighters from 1942. On June 21 1944, this site was the scene of violent battles between members of the Resistance and the German troops, violences that brought about the destruction of the entire village.
    The Romanesque parish church ‘Notre Dame de la Nativité’ has been restored and one of its...
    Curious or passionate about history, discover the village of Castelnau-sur-L’auvignon in the heart of Gascony Ténarèze.
    Place of memory of the Second World War, this village welcomed many resistance fighters from 1942. On June 21 1944, this site was the scene of violent battles between members of the Resistance and the German troops, violences that brought about the destruction of the entire village.
    The Romanesque parish church ‘Notre Dame de la Nativité’ has been restored and one of its bells dating back to 1571 is classified as a Historical Monument.

    Take the ‘Key to the fields’ with your family and stroll the footpaths, explore 15 sites for a sensitive and playful discovery of our region.
    Through different exploration tools (travel notebook, bag, discovery trunk), open your eyes, shape your senses, prick up your ears and experience the various Gascony landscape that can be seen, heard, tasted and felt...
    All the tools will be handed out in the different Tourist Offices of the Ténarèze region.
    (Rental of the explorer’s bag 5€).
Services
  • Services
    • Tourist information
    • Guided visits (groups only)
Openings

Openings

  • All year
  • All year 2022
  • All year 2023
  • All year 2024
  • All year 2025