Tours de Merle

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Les Tours de Merle: A medieval castrum situated on a rocky spur 40 m high and 200 m long!
The Towers of Merle rise in the heart of the forest, above the river, in a truly preserved nature! Built by 6 families of Lords between the 12th and 15th centuries, they are a jewel of the medieval Limousin. This natural fortress is sure to spark the imagination of young and old alike, with its impressive buildings in a steep site and a very special history...
To be discovered in a 10 hectare park: the castrum and its viewpoints, the ruins of a medieval village, the river Maronne, the shop (souvenirs, ice creams and drinks)...
During the holidays, numerous "Naturally medieval" activities are offered.
Plan to bring your own picnic.... and make the most of this exceptional place.

For the visit of the site, allow about 1h30.
Last entry to the site: one hour before closing time.

Choice of visits:
- Self-guided tours with free booklet + treasure hunt €1.50
- Guided tours every day in summer, by reservation / all year round, by reservation for groups.
Possibility of guided tours in English on reservation.
Good shoes are required. Not suitable for pushchairs. Preferably a baby carrier for small children.

Please note! Part of the village is being renovated in 2023, which may cause some inconvenience, so we thank you for your understanding.


From 5 years old

An impressive medieval village, including the reconstruction of a farm, situated on a rocky spur encircled by the river. Lots of family activities, so make sure you request the programme of events!


From 9th April to 8th May 2023 daily from 14:00 to 18:00
From 9th May to 8th July 2023 daily except Tuesday from 14:00 to 18:00
From 9th July to 31th August 2023 daily from 10:00 to 19:00
From 1st to 30th September 2023 daily except Tuesday from 14:00 to 18:00
From 1st to 15th October 2023 daily from 14:00 to 18:00
From 21th October to 5th November 2023 daily from 14:00 to 18:00


Child : 4,50 €
Adult : 8 €
Student : 7 €
School group : 5,50 €
Adult group : 8 €


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