Feudal fortress built in 1440 by the d’Estaing family. Since the construction of the dam, the castle, flanked by six towers, has become encircled by water. Its exceptional seeing is one of the most famous of the region and the castle was used in a film called the Captain. Art exhibitions are held in the castle from mid-March to mid-October and many well known artists have exhibited there. A 15th century gothic chapel in the main courtyard is dedicated to St Blaise. Musical concerts take place in the castle courtyard in July and August on Wednesdays at 9pm and on Monday evenings in the summer there are theatrical visits offered (upon reservation). For children there is a trail game to play in the castle to make a visit there more educational and on the last Sunday in June there is a painting competition. Would you like to sleep in a 14th century castle? It is now possible! NEW : The Royal Suite. An unforgettable experience in this well equipped suite for 2 to 4 people.
The castel is opened : - from 1st July to 31st August (everyday) 10am-12.30 pm and 2-7 pm, with guided tours in the afternoon from 9th February to 10th March and 06th April to 30th June: 2-6pm (closed Tuesdays) and 2nd September to 3rd November : 2-6pm (closed Tuesdays).