Château et son grand bassin, Maurice Subervie

Heritage

Bournazel

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.

Visits of the exteriors and the north wing as well as the ground floor of the east wing. Duration: about 1 hour.

The visitor will discover a Renaissance staircase with stone vaults, as well as rooms furnished with paintings, tapestries and art objects, each provided with a monumental fireplace. In the course of restoration.

The Garden: The fruit of a long archive work and an archaeological excavation campaign, the restoration of the Bournazel gardens offers a coherent example of a composition made between 1542 and 1561. The enclosed garden includes nine themed parterres on the education of a wealthy prince and the enigma of life, fountains, vases, polyandrion, chamber gardens with berry partitions, orchard, "Hortus Conclusus", labyrinth, arbours and terraces, pond, whose symbolic organization, literary and intellectual recalls the ambitions of the Renaissance. It has recently been ranked Remarkable Garden.

Capacities & Services

Capacity50 Person(s)

LanguagesVisit : FR

Equipments and services

  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Free guided tour for groups
  • Guided tours

Activities

  • Temporary exhibitions

Opening & Prices

opening times

  • Open today de 14h00 à 19h00

Rates

Tarifs 2019

  • Adult Guided tour : 9,00€
  • Adult group guided tour : 6,00€
  • Free
  • Children’s group : 5,00€

Location

CHATEAU DE BOURNAZEL
Le Bourg
12390 Bournazel
lat. 44.459423 - lon. 2.298388

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