Château de Castelnaud - Musée de la Guerre au Moyen Age

Château

Company name: 
Château de Castelnaud - Musée de la Guerre au Moyen Age
24250
Castelnaud-La-Chapelle
Phone. 
+33 5 53 31 30 00
Fax: 
+33 5 53 28 94 94

Description

Castelnaud is the most visited castle in the South of France.
A fortified castle on a rocky spur, it is devoted to the art of war in the Middle Ages with a collection of arms, armour and war machines.

It has a wall painting reconstructed on the theme of Nine Worthies, medieval style gardens and furnished keep.
Magnificient panoramic views of the Dordogne Valley. 

Unguided tours (models, audiovisual supports and even a video game) but possibility of guided visits in the holidays.
Open all year, every day.

Medieval fencing, storytelling, trying an armour and costumes, demonstrations of forge and trebuchet, use of arms and nocturnal show on offer at various times of the year.
Consult the program on www.castelnaud.com.

 

 
Animations 2018 :
Winter vacacion :
  • From February 12th to March 9th : try an armour of a gown of chatelaine (3-12 years, except week-end)
Spring break : 
  • From April 8th to May 11th : sword fighting lesson (children 5 to 14 years old, except saturday)
  • From April 8th to May 12th : face to face with a crossbowman from the Hundred Years War (except saturday and sunday morning)
  • From April 9th to May 12th : blacksmith demonstration (except sunday)
May : 
  • From May 10th to 12th and 19th to 21th : face to face with a crossbowman from the Hundred Years War 
Summer vacation :
  • From July 8th to August 31th : a show of arms (except saturday)
  • From July 9th to August 31th : blacksmith demonstration (except sunday)
  • From July 8th to August 26th, only on sundays : presentation of a crossbowman’s equipment
  • From July 16th to August 23 th : "Mystery in the donjon, go investigate !", only from monday to thursday, by reservation
Autumn break :
  • From October 22th to November 2nd : blacksmith demonstration (except October 28th)
  • From October 21th to November 2nd : try an armour of a gown of chatelaine (3-12 years)
  • From October 21th to November 2nd : face to face with a crossbowman from the Hundred Years War (except October 27th and 28th)
  • October 27th and 28th : "a garrison at Castelnaud"
Christmas Holidays :
  • From December 26th to 30th : "Merlin l'Enchanteur"
Dordogne en famille   

Services

Services: 
Shop
Equipments: 
Bar cafeteria tea room
Restaurant
Activities: 
Specific themed events
Workshop for adults
Workshop for children
Pets Allowed 
Animals with Conditions 
Conditions for animals: 
Les chiens sont admis en laisse.
Spoken languages: 
French
German
English
Spanish
Dutch

Rates

Rates: 
Individuals
Adult : 9,80 € (reduced price before 1pm in july and august : 8,80 €)
Children from 10 to 17 years old (free up to 10) : 4,90 € (reduced price before 1 pm in july and august) : 4,40 €
Twin ticket Château de Castelnaud/Jardins de Marqueyssac for adults : 18 €
Twin ticket Château de Castelnaud/Jardins de Marqueyssac for children (10/17 ans) : 9 €
Groups (from 20 pers) :
Adults : 7 €
Children from 10 to 17 years old : from 3 € to 3,60 €
Opening: 
From 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017
From 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
Opening period : 
• Feb., march and october to nov, 11th : 10 am-6pm
• April, may, june, sept. : 10am-7pm
• July, august : 9am-8pm 
• Off season : 2pm-5pm
• Christmas holidays : 10am-5pm 
 
Last entrance 1 hour before closing
Means of payment: 
Payment cards
Cheques and postal orders
Chèques Vacances
Cash
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