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Programme

From 1 to 9 April 2021

Guided tour and firing of a trebuchet  (1h)

Attack! Guided tour on the theme of attacking a fortified castle that ends with a demonstration in firing a war machine (one-third scale model).
In French, from Thursday 1 to Friday 9 April
At 11:00 and 15:30

 

Costumed guided tour (30 min)  NEW

Held outdoors, led by a guide in Medieval costume. An opportunity to step into the history of Castelnaud and to explore everyday life towards the end of the Middle Ages.
In French, from Saturday 3 to Monday 5 April
At 12:00, 14:30 and 16:30

 

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From 10 April to 9 May 2021

Enquête médiévale    NEW

In French, from Saturday 10 April to Monday 24 May

 

Guided tour and firing of a trebuchet  (1h)

Attack! Guided tour on the theme of attacking a fortified castle that ends with a demonstration in firing a war machine (one-third scale model).
In French, from Saturday 10 April to Sunday 9 May
At 10:30, 12:00, 15:30 and 17:15

 

Blacksmith demonstration

A blacksmith works in the forge before the visitors’ eyes and reveals the secrets of metal and fire.
From Sunday 11 April to Friday 7 May (except Saturdays)
From 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:00

 

Face to face with an arquebusier of the religious war

A costumed character presents the offensive and defensive equipment of an arquebusier.
In French, from Sunday 11 April to Sunday 9 May (except Fridays and Saturdays)
At 11:30, 12:30, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00 and 17:00

 

Costumed guided tour (30 min)  NEW

Held outdoors, led by a guide in Medieval costume. An opportunity to step into the history of Castelnaud and to explore everyday life towards the end of the Middle Ages.
In French, from Monday 12 April to Saturday 8 May (except Sundays and Wednesdays)
At 11:00, 14:30 and 16:30

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From 19 May to 30 June 2021

Guided tour   (30 min)

Attack! Guided tour on the theme of attacking a fortified castle.
In French, from Wednesday 9 May to Wednesday 30 June

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Summer holidays – From 1 July to 31 August 2021

Guided tour (30 mins)

Guided tour on the theme of attacking and defending a fortified castle.
In French, from Thursday 1 July to Tuesday 31 August

 

Costumed guided tour (30 min)  NEW

Held outdoors, led by a guide in Medieval costume. An opportunity to step into the history of Castelnaud and to explore everyday life towards the end of the Middle Ages.
In French, from Monday 5 July to Tuesday 31 August

 

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 5 July to Tuesday 31 August (except Sundays)
From 10:00 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 18:30

 

Medieval show

A medieval-inspired farce performed by two actors who draw the public into their eccentricities!
In French, from Thursday 8 July to Friday 27 August (except Saturdays)
At 11:30, 12:30, 15:00, 16:00 and 17:00

 

Blacksmith demonstration

A blacksmith works in the forge before the visitors’ eyes and reveals the secrets of metal and fire.
From Monday 12 July to Thursday 26 August (except Fridays and Saturdays)
From 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:30

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September & October – From 1 September to 23 October 2021

Guided tour and firing of a trebuchet  (1h)

Attack! Guided tour on the theme of attacking a fortified castle that ends with a demonstration in firing a war machine (one-third scale model).
In French, at 11:15, 14:30 and 16:00

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Heritage Days – 18 to 19 September 2021

Guided tour and firing of a trebuchet  (1h)

Attack! Guided tour on the theme of attacking a fortified castle that ends with a demonstration in firing a war machine (one-third scale model).
In French, at 11:30, 14:00, 15:30 and 17:00

 

Costumed guided tour (30 min)  NEW

Held outdoors, led by a guide in Medieval costume. An opportunity to step into the history of Castelnaud and to explore everyday life towards the end of the Middle Ages.
In French, at 11:00, 12:00, 15:00, 16:00 and 17:00

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Autumn holidays – From 24 October to 7 November 2021

Guided tour and firing of a trebuchet (1h)

Guided tour on the theme of attacking a fortified castle that ends with a demonstration in firing a war machine (one-third scale model).
In French, from Sunday 24 October to Sunday 7 November
At 11:00, 12:15, 14:30 and 16:00

 

Blacksmith demonstration

A blacksmith works in the forge before the visitors’ eyes and reveals the secrets of metal and fire.
From Sunday 24 October to Friday 5 November (except Saturday 30 October)
From 10:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 17:30

 

Costumed guided tour (30 min)  NEW

Held outdoors, led by a guide in Medieval costume. An opportunity to step into the history of Castelnaud and to explore everyday life towards the end of the Middle Ages.
In French, from Sunday 24 October to Sunday 7 November
At 11:30, 14:00 and 15:30

 

Face to face with an arquebusier of the religious war (20 min)

A costumed character presents the offensive and defensive equipment of an arquebusier.
From Monday 25 October to Thursday 4 November (except Fridays and weekends)
At 11:30, 12:30, 14:15, 15:15 and 16:15

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Weekend of 11 November – From 8 to 14 November 2021

Guided tour and firing of a trebuchet (1h)

Guided tour on the theme of attacking a fortified castle that ends with a demonstration in firing a war machine (one-third scale model).
In French, from Monday 8 to Wednesday 10 November
At 11:30, 14:30 and 16:00

 

Elegance lessons by Claude de Cardaillac   (30 min)  NEW

Follow Claude de Cardillac, a 15th century lady from Castelnaud, highly preoccupied with renewing her wardrobe ! An opportunity to learn more about Medieval fashion, despite the religious morals of the era.

Guided tour in French held inside, led by a guide in costume interpretating a historical figure.
From Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 November
At 11:30, 14:30 and 16:00

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Christmas holidays – From 18 December 2021 to 2 January 2022

Playmobil® exhibition   NEW

New at Castelnaud ! The legendary Playmobil® have arrived at the Medieval Fortress ! Almost one thousand pieces are necessary to recreate the miniature battle and everyday life scenes : a castle attack, a tournament, a banquet, hunting, the market, cooking and crafts…
From Saturday 18 December 2021 to Sunday 2 January 2022

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