Guided tours of the castle and/or of the village are organized all year round by the association
« Les amis du château et du patrimoine ».
Out of season, tours can be booked for a minimum of 4 persons,
for members of associations, companies, private groups, schools parties…
NEW : For the unaccompanied tours, our historical booklet is at your disposal.
A bit of advice for a comfortable tour : in case of warm weather, as most of the tour takes place outside, do not forget to take some sort of protection from the sun (hats, sun glasses, something to drink…).
Conversely, on a rainy day, do not forget your umbrella!
Account for a couple of hours for the tour of the village and the castle. The tour starts with the village ,45minutes and finishes with the castle. For a tour of the castle only, one hour and fifteen minutes.
Village and castle guided tour starts from the covered market square ( 1 place des Halles)
Guided tour of the castle departs from the entrance of the castle
Refreshments are available at the end of the tour, to give you the opportunity to taste
the traditional Cornuelle of Villebois Lavalette and a locally made drink for a fee of € 2.50.
2018 Schedule of tours
Guided or unaccompanied tours of the castle (September to June) 3 :00 P.M.
Village tour available on request, departs from covered market square at 2 :15 P.M.
Guided tours from July 1st to August 31st at 2 :30p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Unaccompanied tours start from 10 :30 every morning
Guided tours in English on request
English speaking visitors are welcome to join a guided tour in French using the English language booklet at their disposal.
Ticket prices for 2018
Castle : 5€ /4€ reduced price ticket - Village et castle : 6€50/5€50 reduced price ticket
Village only : 2€50/1€50 reduced price ticket
- School parties : 1€ + 0.50€ for worksheet
Reduced price ticket for school parties from Villebois Lavalette
NEW Unaccompanied tours ( English booklet)
Castle : 2.50€ / 1€50 reduced price ticket
No charge for children under 12 /Reduced price ticket for groups of more than 10 persons,
students, the unemployed and the disabled.