Visit the casle

The castle today

Perched above the town of Espalion, the castle of Calmont d'Olt is a historic monument which dominates the Lot valley. Daily shows and live demonstrations with siege machines everyday during the summer holidays.

A fortified castle is the perfect example of Middle Age defenses. Guided and unguided tours on the theme of war in the Middle Ages. Live shooting of the trebuchet and cannons along with shooting of long-bows and cross-bows. Children are given knights' certificates at the end of the "Discovery Game". An exceptional view of Espalion and the Aubrac from the top of the keep which houses an archaeological exhibition.

Facilities & Services

On-site facilities and services

  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Toilettes
  • Access for the handicapped
  • Picnic area
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Training courses
  • Activities
  • Pets allowed
  • Free guided tour for groups
  • Educational tours
  • Shop
  • Guided tours

Opening hours & Rates

Time table

- From 2019-09-01 to 2019-09-30 - Monday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Tuesday from 14:00 to 18:00 - Wednesday 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


, American Express, Holiday voucher, Cash,

Single adult8€9€
Single child6€7€
Single adult5€6€
Single child3€4€
Adult group guided tour5€8€
Children's group guided tour4€14€