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CHÂTEAU DE HAUTEFORT

Medieval fortress... Located on the site of a former roman camp, the medieval fortress was transformed into an imposing stately home during the 17th century, as the defences were progressively replaced by classical architecture. The elegant silhouette of the Chateau of Hautefort crowns the summit of the plateau that dominates the Valley of the Beuze and the Lourde rivers, tributaries of the Auvézère river. The interior contains a remarkable collection of 17th and 18th century of furniture.The formal gardens, delimitated by box hedges elegantly surrounding the Chateau, complement the architecture and enhance the pleasure of the visit. New in 2018: a collection of antique furniture.

Partially accessible for disabled people.

The visits:
- Free visits at all times, average length of visit:2h.
- Guided tours for groups, average length of visit: 1h15.

For any information about the visits, reception of groups and sending documents (posters and leaflets), please contact Mrs Marie-Isabelle Mousseault mousseault.chateau-hautefort@orange.fr 06 79 35 09 06.

Evening visits on Wednesdays in July and August: delving back into the history of France, in times of the King Louis XIV.

Cinema exhibition and visit of a real interactive studio: learn how to be a director, actor/actress...

Opening hours:
- In March and from 1st to 11th of November, open on weekends and public holidays from 2pm to 6pm.
- In April and May, open daily from 10am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 6.30pm.
- From June to August, open daily from 9.30am to 7pm.
- In September, open daily from 10am to 6pm.
- In October, open daily from 2pm to 6pm.

Closed from November 12 to February 29.

The opening hours mentioned above are the ones of the castle. The ticket office closes 30 minutes before the castle's closing time.
The gardens are accessible until nightfall for the visitors who are already visiting the castle.
Further Information :
Adult : 10.00 €
Children from 7 to 14 years old : 5.50 €
Group (adults) : 8.00 €
Reduced price : 8.00 €
School public (children up to 14 years old) : 4.50 €
For families: 1 free admission for a child if there are 3 children.


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  • Equipments : Private car park, Shop
  • Comfort : Wifi, Free Wifi
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  • Categories : Classified or registered (CNMHS)
GPS coordinates :
Latitude : 45.2597
Longitude : 1.14487