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Castle located on the roads of St Jacques de Compostelle between Bergerac and Sainte-Foy la Grande. From guard duty in the XNUMXth century, it became a stronghold in the XNUMXth century before being transformed after the Middle Ages into a dwelling. Remarkable dovecote erected in the XNUMXth century.
Originally a XNUMXth century guard tower dependent on Duras. It was reinforced in the XNUMXth century to become a stronghold.
During the Hundred Years War the Constable DU GUESCLIN laid siege to it for 5 days.
In the XNUMXth/XNUMXth century, it was transformed into a residence and a remarkable dovecote was built.

Ranking & labels

  • Listed historic sites and monuments

Spoken languages

  • Français



  • Picnic area.

Activities on site

  • Conferences


  • Pets allowed: no
  • Groups accepted
  • Bus parking
  • Minimum group size: 12
  • Maximum group size: 70


From 07 July to 22 September
Mondays Ouvert de 10h30 à 19h
Wednesdays Ouvert de 10h30 à 19h
Thursdays Ouvert de 10h30 à 19h
Friday Ouvert de 10h30 à 19h
Saturday Ouvert de 10h30 à 19h
Sunday Ouvert de 10h30 à 19h


Full price 6 €
Free participation 1 €
Group rate 3,50 €

Payment method

  • French bank and postal checks
  • Cash



  • Free tour
  • Guided tour
  • Average duration of the group visit: 90 min
  • Average duration of the individual visit: 45 min
  • Groups of 12 to 70 people welcome.
  • Additional visit: touchscreen tablet in English

Visit languages

  • Français