Château de Valon, Pierre Soissons - OT Carladez



Château de Valon

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.

Capacities & Services

Languages : FR EN Visit : FR

Equipments and services

  • Au château
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Educational tours
  • Free guided tour for groups
  • Guided tours
  • Pets allowed
  • Picnic area
  • Play area
  • Prestation - En partie à l'extérieur et en partie couverte
  • Toilets
  • Visit

Opening & Prices

opening times

  • from 22 october 2022 to 06 novembre 2022
    Thursday : from 14h30 to 17h00

    Wenesday : from 14h30 to 17h00

    Tuesday : from 14h30 to 17h00

    Friday : from 14h30 to 17h00

    Saturday : from 14h30 to 17h00

    Sunday : from 14h30 to 17h00

    Public holiday : from 14h30 to 17h00


Rates 2022

  • Adult elf guided tour : 3,00€
  • Children self guided tour : 1,00€
  • Children self guided tour : Children self guided tour
  • Adult Guided tour : 5,00€
  • Children guided tour : 2,00€
  • Children guided tour : Children guided tour
  • Adult group self guided tour : 3,00€
  • Adult group guided tour : 4,00€
  • Adult elf guided tour : Adult elf guided tour

Methods of payment

Carte bancaire - Cheque - Holiday voucher - Cash


12600 Lacroix-Barrez
lat. 44.737999 - lon. 2.634000




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