Visit the casle

The castle today

The site of Valon is impressive. It offers a sumptuous panoramic view of the "Gorges de la Truyère". Come in through the door- you enter into a universe of history, tales and legends. A staircase straight out of a fantasy tale.

Since the 12th Century, the feudal château de Valon, built like an eagle's nest on the rocky mound, has dominated the Gorges de la Truyère. This mediaeval site is classed as one of the most picturesque in the Aveyron. Traditional schist stone houses with lauze covered roofs overlook two magnificent valleys. The château is reputed for the tales recounted for children, the chapel, a symbol of silence and peace, and the keep, which takes on its full dimension when viewed from the inner courtyard. The château contains three beautiful superimposed rooms. A surprising staircase leads to the terrace, from which there is an enchanting view of the Gorges de la Truyère.

Facilities & Services

On-site facilities and services

  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Toilettes
  • Picnic area
  • Play area
  • Sound and Light
  • Pets allowed
  • Free guided tour for groups
  • Educational tours
  • Visite
  • Guided tours

Opening hours & Rates

Time table

- From 2019-04-06 to 2019-07-19Opening de 14h30 à 18h30* (*dernier accès 30 min avant fermeture). Fermeture exceptionnelle le 1er Mai Openings exceptionnelthe the lundis 22 avril et10 juin - Tuesday from 14:30 to 18:30 - Wednesday from 14:30 to 18:30 - Thirsday from 14:30 to 18:30 - Friday from 14:30 to 18:30 - Saturday from 14:30 to 18:30 - Sunday from 14:30 to 18:30 - Bank holidays from 14:30 to 18:30

- From 2019-07-20 to 2019-08-20Opening de 10h30 à 18h30* (*dernier accès 30 min avant fermeture). - Tuesday from 10:30 to 18:30 - Wednesday from 10:30 to 18:30 - Thirsday from 10:30 to 18:30 - Friday from 10:30 to 18:30 - Saturday from 10:30 to 18:30 - Sunday from 10:30 to 18:30 - Bank holidays from 10:30 to 18:30

- From 2019-08-21 to 2019-09-22Opening de 14h30 à 18h30* (*dernier accès 30 min avant fermeture) - Tuesday from 14:30 to 18:30 - Wednesday from 14:30 to 18:30 - Thirsday from 14:30 to 18:30 - Friday from 14:30 to 18:30 - Saturday from 14:30 to 18:30 - Sunday from 14:30 to 18:30 - Bank holidays from 14:30 to 18:30

- From 2019-10-19 to 2019-11-02Opening de 14h30 à 17h30* (*dernier accès 30 min avant fermeture) - Tuesday from 14:30 to 17:30 - Wednesday from 14:30 to 17:30 - Thirsday from 14:30 to 17:30 - Friday from 14:30 to 17:30 - Saturday from 14:30 to 17:30 - Sunday from 14:30 to 17:30 - Bank holidays from 14:30 to 17:30

Fares

, Cheque, Holiday voucher, Cash,


Events

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