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From 9 February to 8 March 2020 – Winter vacation

Guided tour

Attack! Guided tour on the theme of a fortified castle under attack.
From Sunday 9 February to Sunday 8 March
In French, 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 10 February to Friday 6 March (except weekends)
From 11:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:30

Archery     

An initiation to this medieval discipline very well mastered by which some battles were successful during the Hundred Years’ War!
From Monday 17 to Friday 28 February (except weekends)
From 14:30 to 17:30

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From 1 to 3 April 2020

Guided tour

Guided tour on the theme of a fortified castle under attack.
In French, from Wednesday 1 to Friday 3 April
At 11:15, 14:30, 16:00

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From 4 April to 3 May 2020 – 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, 4 April to Sunday, 3 May
At 11:00, 12:15, 14:30, 15:45, 17:00

Shooting a crossbow

Children 7 to 14 years old.
From Sunday, 5 April to Sunday, 3 May (except Saturdays)
From 11:00 to 13:00 and 14:30 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.
From Sunday, 5 April to Saturday, 2 May (except Saturdays and Sunday morning)
At 11:30, 12:30, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00

Blacksmith demonstration

A blacksmith works in the forge before the visitors’ eyes and reveals the secrets of metal and fire.
From Monday, 6 April to Saturday, 2 May (except Sundays)
From 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:00

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From 1 May to 30 June 2020

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, 14:30, 15:45, 17:00

Guided tour on the theme of a fortified castle under attack.
In French, during the week, at 11:15, 14:30, 16:00

Face to face with an arquebusier of the religious war

A costumed character presents the offensive and defensive equipment of an arquebusier.
From Friday, 1 to Saturday, 2 May
From Friday, 8 to Sunday, 10 May
From Thursday, 21 to Sunday, 24 May
From Saturday, 20 May to Monday, 1 June
At 11:30, 12:30, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00

Visite guidée

From 1 July to 31 August 2020 – 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 Wednesday, 1 July to Monday, 31 August
In English from Monday, 6 July to Saturday, 31 August
In Dutch from Monday, 13 July to Friday, 30 August (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, 13 July to Friday 28 August (except weekends)
At 9:15

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 Wednesday, 1 July to Monday, 31 August (except Sundays)
From 10:00 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 18:30

A show of arms

A medieval-inspired farce performed by two actors who draw the public into their eccentricities!
In French, from Monday, 6 July to Friday, 28 August (except Saturdays)
At 11:30, 12:30, 15:00, 16:00 and 17:00

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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 6 July to Friday 28 August
From 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:30

New night investigation show!

An evening show during which the public is invited to follow comedians in the château to solve an enquiry.
From Monday 13 July to Thursday 27 August
In French, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening
At 20:30 and 22:15

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From 1 to 30 September 2020

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
In English, every day at 12:15
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From 19 to 20 September 2020 – European Heritage Days

Program to come

From 1 to 16 October 2020

Guided tour

Guided tour on the theme of a fortified castle attack.
In French, from Thursday, 1 to Friday, 16 october
 At 11:15, 14:30, 16:00

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From 17 October to 1 November 2020 – 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).
In French, from Saturday, 17 October to Sunday, 1 November
At 11:00, 12:15, 14:30, 16:00

Face to face with an arquebusier of the religious war

A costumed character presents the offensive and defensive equipment of an arquebusier.
From Monday, 19 October to Sunday, 1 November (except 24, 30 and 31 October)
At 11:30, 12:30, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00

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 Sunday, 18 to Saturday, 31 October
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 Sunday, 18 to Saturday, 31 October (except 24 October)
From 10:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00

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

The leisure activities and the entertainments of the Lords and the noble ladies.
Friday, 30 and Sunday, 31 October

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From 26 December 2020 to 1 January 2021 – Christmas Holidays

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 Saturday, 26 December 2020 to Friday, 1 January 2021
From 11:00 to 12:30 and from 13:30 to 17:00 (except 1 January from 14:00 to 17:00)

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