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Private Renaissance château listed as a Historic Monument. One of southern France's most significant buildings with its innovative architecture and remarkable carved decor. Its gardens are classified a 'Remarkable Garden'.

During the current lockdown scheduled to last until May 2, the gardens of Château de Bournazel will remain open to the public every Sunday afternoon between 2 pm and 6 pm. According to the sanitary protocols, visitors residing less than 10km from the château will have the opportunity to visit the gardens and château courtyard during these hours.Further announcements will be published by the château based on information and decisions taken by the government during the evolution of the health crisis. The opening hours and dates indicated on our website will be reinstated as soon as protocols allow.

The visitor will discover a Renaissance staircase, stone vaults, as well as rooms furnished with paintings, tapestries and art objects, each with a monumental fireplace. The historic monument has been one of the most important restoration projects in France since 2008. The garden is the result of extensive academic research and a campaign of archaeological excavations. The restoration offers a coherent reconstruction of a landscape realized between 1542 and 1561. Enclosed garden consits of nine parterres themed on the education of a wealthy prince and the enigma of life. The garden includes fountains, vases, polyandrion, chamber gardens with partitions of charmilles, orchard, 'Hortus Conclusus', labyrinth, arbours, terraces and a formal pool. The combined symbolic, literary and intellectual organization recalls the ambitions of the Renaissance. It has recently been classified as a 'Jardin remarquable'.Visiting the interior of the château is by guided tour only. Approximate duration: 1h. Average time spent on site: 1h45 Private guided visits out of hours are available year-round for groups of 15 and above.

Facilities & Services

On-site facilities and services

  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Free guided tour for groups
  • Guided tours
  • Temporary exhibitions

Opening hours & Rates

Time table

- From 2021-04-11 to 2021-05-19Pendant la période de confinement qui durera jusqu'to 2 mai 2021, the jardins du châteto de Bournazel resteront ouverts to public tous the dimanches après-midi entre 14h et 18h. Suivant le protocole sanitaire, the visiteurs résidant à moins de 10km du châteto toront la possibilité de visiter the jardins et la cour extérieure pendant ces heures. Thes heures d'ouverture et the visites du châteto indiquées sur notre site Web seront rétablies dès que the protocothe le permettront. - Sunday from 14:00 to 18:00

- From 2021-05-19 to 2021-06-27Des visites guidées privées en dehors des heures d'ouverture sont disponibthe toute l'année pour the groupes de 15 personnes et plus. - Thirsday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Friday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Saturday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Sunday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Bank holidays from 14:00 to 18:00

- From 2021-07-01 to 2021-08-31Des visites guidées privées en dehors des heures d'ouverture sont disponibthe toute l'année pour the groupes de 15 personnes et plus. - Monday from 10:00 to 12:00 et from 14:00 to 18:00 - Wednesday from 10:00 to 12:00 et from 14:00 to 18:00 - Thirsday from 10:00 to 12:00 et from 14:00 to 18:00 - Friday from 10:00 to 12:00 et from 14:00 to 18:00 - Saturday from 10:00 to 12:00 et from 14:00 to 18:00 - Sunday from 10:00 to 12:00 et from 14:00 to 18:00 - Bank holidays from 10:00 to 12:00 et from 14:00 to 18:00

- From 2021-09-01 to 2021-09-30Des visites guidées privées en dehors des heures d'ouverture sont disponibthe toute l'année pour the groupes de 15 personnes et plus. - Monday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Wednesday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Thirsday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Friday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Saturday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Sunday from 14:00 to 18:00

- From 2021-10-01 to 2021-11-01Des visites guidées privées en dehors des heures d'ouverture sont disponibthe toute l'année pour the groupes de 15 personnes et plus. - Thirsday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Friday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Saturday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Sunday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Bank holidays from 14:00 to 18:00

- The 2021-11-11Des visites guidées privées en dehors des heures d'ouverture sont disponibthe toute l'année pour the groupes de 15 personnes et plus.


Events

There are no events scheduled at this castle.
You may consult the planner for all the castles.

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