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From 11 February to 11 March 2018 – Winter vacation

Guided tour

Attack! Guided tour on the theme of a fortified castle under attack.
From Sunday, 11 February to Sunday, 11 March, every day at 11:30 and 15:30

Try an armour or a gown of chatelaine

A unique occasion to wear a reconstituted armour from the 15th century or the recreation of a gown worn in the 14th century by a chatelaine. For children between the ages of 3 and 12.
From Monday, 12 February to Friday, 9 March, every day from 14:00 to 17:30 (except weekends)

Archery     New

An initiation to this medieval discipline very well mastered by which some battles were successful during the Hundred Years’ War!
From Monday 12 February to Friday 23 February, every day from 14:30 to 17:30 (except weekends)

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From 31 March to 6 April 2018 – Weekends

Face to face with an arquebusier of the religious war   New

A costumed character presents the offensive and defensive equipment of an arquebusier.
From Saturday, 31 March to Monday, 2 April, every day at 11:30, 12:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30

Guided tour

Guided tour on the theme of a fortified castle under attack.
In French, from Saturday 31 March to Friday 6 April, every day at 11:15, 15:00, 16:00

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From 7 April to 13 May 2018 – Spring Break

Guided tour and firing of a trebuchet

Guided tour on the theme of attacking a fortified castle, including a demonstration in firing a war machine (one-third scale model).
In French, from Saturday, 7 April to Sunday, 13 May, every day at 11:00, 12:15, 14:15, 15:30, 16:45

Sword fighting lesson

En garde! The rudiments of sword fights explained to children. Children 5 to 14 years old.
From Sunday, 8 April to Saturday, 12 May, every day at 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00 and 17:00 (except Saturdays 14, 21, 28 April and Saturday 5 May)

Face to face with an arquebusier of the religious war   New

A costumed character presents the offensive and defensive equipment of an arquebusier.
From Sunday, 8 April to Sarturday, 12 May, every day at 11:30, 12:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30 (except Saturdays and Sunday morning)

Blacksmith demonstration

A blacksmith works in the forge before the visitors’ eyes and reveals the secrets of metal and fire.
From Monday, 9 April to Saturday, 12 May, from 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:00 (except Sundays)

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From 14 May to 30 June 2018

Guided tour and firing of a trebuchet

Guided tour on the theme of attacking a fortified castle, including a demonstration in firing a war machine (one-third scale model).
In French, every weekend and bank holiday at 11:00, 12:15, 14:15, 15:30, 16:45

Guided tour on the theme of a fortified castle under attack.
In French, during the week, at 11:15, 15:15, 16:30

Face to face with an arquebusier of the religious war    New

A costumed character presents the offensive and defensive equipment of an arquebusier.
From Saturday, 19 May to Monday, 21 May, at 11:30, 12:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30

Visite guidée

From 1 July to 31 August 2018 – Summer vacation

Guided theme tours

Outdoor tour (approx. 45 min)

Guided tour on the theme of attacking and defending a fortified castle.
In French from Sunday 1 July to Friday 31 August, every day
In English from Monday 9 July to Friday 31 August, every day
In Dutch from Monday 9 July to Friday 31 August, every day (except weekends)
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Symposium-tour (approx. 90 min)

This tour helps you explore the castle’s museum and find out what an organ, a bombarde, a salad, a caltrop and other devices are. The most fortunate can try a half-armour as well as a medieval knight.
In French from Monday 9 July to Friday 31 August, every day at 9:15 (except Saturdays)

Demonstration in firing a trebuchet

The most powerful of war machines in action… In order to not damage the château, the one used here is on a scale of 1:3!
From Monday 2 July to Friday 31 August, every day from 10:00 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 18:30 (except Sundays)

A show of arms

A medieval-inspired farce performed by two actors who draw the public into their eccentricities!
From Monday 8 July to Friday 31 August at 11:30, 12:30, 15:00, 16:00 and 17:00 (except Saturdays)

Presentation of an arquebusier’s equipment

A costumed character presents the offensive and defensive equipment of an arquebusier.
Every Sunday from 8 July to 26 Augus, at 10:50, 11:50, 12:50, 14:20, 15:20, 16:20, 17:20

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Blacksmith demonstration

A blacksmith works in the forge before the visitors’ eyes and reveals the secrets of metal and fire.
From Monday 9 July to Friday 31 August, from 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:30 (except Saturdays afternoons and Sundays)

Mystery in the donjon, go investigate! 

An evening show during which the public is invited to follow comedians in the château to solve an enquiry.
From Monday 16 July to Thursday 23 August, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening at 20:30 and 22:15

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From 1 to 30 September 2018

Guided tour and firing of a trebuchet

Guided tour on the theme of attacking a fortified castle, including a demonstration in firing a war machine (one-third scale model).
In French, every day at 11:00, 15:30, 16:45 (except Saturday 16 and Sunday 17)
In English, every day at 12:15 (except Saturday 16 and Sunday 17)
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From 15 to 16 September 2018 – European Heritage Days

Tournament of medieval fence             Exceptional

A recreation of a medieval Deed of Arms, a very popular sort of tournament in the 15th
The castle of Castelnaud has the pleasure to welcome specialists of the historic fencing who put their skills to the test by being in confrontation in combats.

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From 1 to 19 October 2018

Guided tour

Guided tour on the theme of a fortified castle attack.
In French, every day at 11:15, 15:00, 16:00

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From 20 October to 4 November 2018 – Autumn Break

Guided tour and firing of a trebuchet

Guided tour on the theme of attacking a fortified castle, including a demonstration in firing a war machine (one-third scale model).
From Saturday, 20 October to Sunday, 4 November, at 11:00, 12:15, 14:30, 15:45

Face to face with an arquebusier of the religious war

A costumed character presents the offensive and defensive equipment of an arquebusier.
From Saturday, 20 October to Friday, 2 November, every day at 11:30, 12:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30 (except Saturday, 28 October)

Become a knight or lady of the castle!

A unique occasion to wear a reconstituted armour from the 15th century or the recreation of a gown worn in the 14th century by a chatelaine. For children between the ages of 3 and 12.
From Sunday, 21 October to Saturday, 3 November, from 11:30 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 17:30

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Blacksmith demonstration

A blacksmith works in the forge before the visitors’ eyes and reveals the secrets of metal and fire.
From Monday 22 October to Friday 2 November, from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00

Knight’s time, with the “Massenie de Saint-Michel”    New

A new theme this year: the leisure activities and the entertainments of the Lords and the noble ladies.
Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 October

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From 26 to 30 December 2018 – Christmas Holidays

“Merlin the magician” – narrative show

A beautiful medieval tale for the young audience in sounds, in shadows and light!
From Wednesday, 26 to Friday, 30 December, at 11:00, 14:30, 15:30

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