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School Groups

Presentation of our educational activities:

Prices

Consult our prices here for school groups

School groups

Presentation of our educational activities:

Reserve your narrative or commented tour, your artistic activity or your educational workshop.
Download here our information booklet presenting our school and extracurricular offers.
Visits available from September to June and educational workshops available from September to May.
We recommend that you organize your school trip at least two months in advance.

NARRATIVE TOURS
… to live history in a different manner

Storytelling tour (3-6 years)

Once upon a time… an imaginary story of a fortified castle, weapons and a dragon narrated by Ermeline, the “lady of the castle”.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: 55€ + admission
Group: 45 participants maximum
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Theatrical Tour (7-12 years)

Jeannette, the cook, welcomes you to the castle to tell you about that day in October 1442 when the castle was attacked. Come relive with her the main moments of that siege.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: 55€ + admission
Group: 45 participants maximum
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COMMENTED TOURS
… a guide just for you

Guided tour (7-14 years)

You lay a siege in front of the ramparts before attacking the keep. When you arrive in the upper courtyard, you will know everything about attacking and defending a fortified castle.

Duration: 45 min
Price: 35€ + admission
Group: 45 children maximum
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Guided tour with demonstration in firing a trebuchet (7-14 years)

After laying siege to the castle, you become assistants to the guide who operates the trebuchet, the most powerful war machine of the Middle Ages.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: 45€ + admission
Group: 45 children maximum
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Guided tour with demonstration in shooting a crossbow (8-14 years)

After laying siege to the castle, the guide presents a crossbow in detail, explains how it works and experiments it with you.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Price: 60€ + admission
Group: 24 children maximum
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HERITAGE WORKSHOPS
… as a complement to the castle tour

Workshop n°1: A coat of arm like you (8-11 years)

Or or argent? Sable or azure? The children familiarise themselves with a new language of shapes and colours and create their own coat of arms.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: 115€ + admission
Group: 24 children maximum
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Workshop n°2: Attack the castle! (9-12 years)

Placed in the situation of attackers or defenders, the students go off on a mission in the château to identify and understand its architectural elements.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: 115€ + admission
Group: 24 children maximum
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Workshop n°3: The panoply of the perfect combatant (8-12 years)

This tour full of surprises lets the children discover and experiment the equipment of the men-at-arms in the Middle Ages.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: 115€ + admission
Group: 24 children maximum
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Workshop n°4: Follow a monastic scribe closely (8-11 years)

Writing with a stylus pen? Illuminating a dropcap? Gothic writing will no longer hold any secrets for the children.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: 115€ + admission
Group: 24 children maximum
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Workshop n°5: The Builders’ Secrets (10-12 years)

The children measure with feet and inches, create a 13-knot arithmetic rope and experiment it such as builders in the Middle Ages.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: 115€ + admission
Group: 24 children maximum
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Workshop n°6: Dining in the Middle Ages (8-12 years)

What were the lords and ladies’ table manners? What did they eat? Through a card game, the pupils must organise a banquet worthy of their guests.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: 115€ + admission
Group: 24 children maximum
France

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Workshop n°7: A colourful wall painting (12-14 years)   New

One room of the main building houses a reconstituted wall painting on the chivalrous theme of the Nine Worthies. With a notebook, children make their own enquiries to prepare a video report.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: 115€ + admission
Group: 24 children maximum
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ARTISTIC ACTIVITIES

Medieval Dances (4-11 years)

This activity is the occasion for children to appreciate a variety of new sounds and to try different group dances: treska, carole, saltarello…

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Price: 95€ + admission
Group: 15 to 24 children maximum
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Coat of Arms (5-7 years)

After learning about the shapes and colours of heraldry, the children create their own emblem using patterns.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: 55€ + admission
Group: 24 children maximum
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