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CHATEAU ET JARDIN DE BOURNAZEL
Private Renaissance castle listed as a Historic Monument. Major building of southern France with its innovative architecture and remarkable carved decor. Its gardens are classified Remarkable Gardens.
From Saturday 16 May, the castle and the garden are open to the public at the usual opening hours.
A health protocol was put in place, this was validated by the prefecture of Aveyron.
In order to limit the number of visitors inside the castle, visitors are asked to book by email or phone. This reservation is possible until the same day.
Only guided tour inside the castle. Approximate duration: 1h.
Average time spent on site: 1h45
The visitor will discover a Renaissance staircase, stone vaults, as well as rooms furnished with paintings, tapestries and art objects, each with a monumental fireplace. The historic monument has been one of the most important restoration projects in France since 2008.
The garden: the result of a long work in archives and a campaign of archaeological excavations, the restoration of the gardens of Bournazel offers a coherent example of composition realized between 1542 and 1561. Enclosed garden comprising nine themed parterres on the education of a wealthy prince and the enigma of life, fountains, vases, polyandrion, chamber gardens with partitions of charmilles, orchard, "Hortus Conclusus", labyrinth, arbours and terraces, A piece of water, whose symbolic, literary and intellectual organization recalls the ambitions of the Renaissance. It has recently been classified as a "Jardin remarquable".
Capacities & Services
Equipments and services
- Car park
- Coach parking
- Free guided tour for groups
- Guided tours
- Temporary exhibitions
Opening & Prices
- Open today de 14h00 à 19h00
- from 01 july 2020 to 30 september 2020
Lundi : de 14h00 à 19h00
Mercredi : de 14h00 à 19h00
Jeudi : de 14h00 à 19h00
Vendredi : de 14h00 à 19h00
Samedi : de 14h00 à 19h00
Dimanche : de 14h00 à 19h00
Jours fériés : de 14h00 à 19h00
- from 01 october 2020 to 31 october 2020
- from 01 novembre 2020 to 15 novembre 2020
- Single adult : 9,00€
- Single child : 5,00€
- Adult group : 6,00€
- Childrens group : 5,00€
- share :