Welcome to the new official website of the castle of Villebois-Lavalette !
This thousand years old castle has known many lives. Enjoy its panorama over the undulating countryside from the summit of Sanseau Hill on which it stands...
We invite you to come discover or rediscover this mysterious and fascinating site.
Other tours can be scheduled by reservation (4 adults minimum) and according to our availability.
We have a translation booklet in English . Don't hesitate and ask for it!
Information : 05 45 62 28 44
11ème Foire des Rameaux et Fête de la Cornuelle
Sunday, April 9th
Big brocante, arts and crafts exhibition and animations in order to celebrate the local gastronomic specialty : the cornuelle!
► from 10:15am: Palm Sunday benediction and mass at the Market Place (les Halles)
► Photography contest exhibition near the "salle des fêtes" (community hall, located in the Grand Rue). The main
theme is "The animals in their naturel place". Another exhibition will be located in the Town Hall: photos of the cantonal festival " The good life in 1980"
► Guided tours of the
10:30am - 14:15pm - 4:15pm (departure at the association local)
► Guided tours of the Castle:
11:15am - 3:00pm - 5.00pm - (departure at the castle)
► At 3:00 pm: Concert of traditional music with the group " The BAGAD KEVRENN BALZAC" at the Champ
de Foire place
► Meal (reservation only) at the salles des fêtes at noon: 17€ per adult, 8€ per
child (under 12 y/o)
► Procession with giant Cornuelles, prepared by the village's bakers, tasting and drinks: from 5:30pm at the market place
Born in 2016 by OTPHT de Villebois-Lavalette, this website informs you about visits and activities organized by the association
"Friends of the Castle and Heritage of Villebois-Lavalette and its partners (Coordination by the association)
Photo credit (background image): Don McCrae for Studio Lavalette
Other photos the friends of the castle and the heritage of Villebois Lavalette. (C.G.M)