Tour information

Adult Groups

Reserve the guided tour that suits you.

Consult our prices here and our offer : 2 visits and 1 lunch here !

Guided tour

As a complement to the open tour of the museum, the outdoor guided tour goes deeper into the castle’s history. The military architecture, the evolution in attack techniques and the different means of defence are explored.

Duration: 45 min
Price: 40€ + admission
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Guided tour with demonstration in firing a trebuchet

After the guided tour, you can watch a demonstration by your guide of the firing of a trebuchet. Using a one-third scale model, you will better understand the workings of the most powerful war machine of the Middle Ages.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: 60€ + admission
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Theatrical tour

Jeannette, the castle’s cook, has travelled through the centuries to lead you on a tour rich in anecdotes. With her humour and outspokenness, she reveals the castle’s history, its secrets, its military feats and shares with you some of her recipes along the way.

Duration: 45 min
Price: 60€ + admission



What’s a ribaudequin? A salade? Where do the French expressions “à brûle-pourpoint” and “passer l’arme à gauche” come from? In recounting the history of the castle and its restoration, the guide brings to light the history of the most amazing pieces in the museum’s collection.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Price: 55€ + admission


Unusual tour: conduct the investigation!

It is a participatory and ambulatory show, which invites the public to solve an investigation in the time of Cathars.
Private tour

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Price: 13€ per person / 8€ per child from 5 to 15 years old
Group: 25-40 persons