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Château de Castelnau-Bretenoux

The dream castle of a 19th century opera singer.

This impressive Château - as much a home as a fortified castle was the residence of a rich baronial family until 1715. Its towers, thick walls and domestic quarters illustrate its architectural development over the centuries. Towards the end of the 19th century the Château was bought and restored by opera singer Jean Mouliérat who assembled an eclectic collection of furniture, tapestries, objects of religious art.

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Offers

Unaccompanied tour with guide booklet
French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch
Duration: 45 min

 
> Discovery tour permanent exhibition, lapidary rooms and artillery tower
French, English, Spanish
Reservations
Duration: 30 min
 
> Guided tour of the furnished rooms
French, English
Duration: 30 - 45 mn
 
> Lecture tour
French, English
Reservations: 15 days
Duration: 1h30

Practical information

Opening hours

N.B

Last admission 60 mn before closing time.

From 2 January to 31 March

Open every day except tuesday 10.00-12.30 / 14.00-17.30

From 1st April to 30 April

Open every day 10.00-12.30 / 14.00-17.30

From 1st May to 30 June

Open every day 10.00-12.30 / 14.00-18.30

From 1st July to 31 August

Open every day 10.00-19.00

From 1st September to 30 September

Open every day 10.00-12.30 / 14.00-17.30

From 1st October to 31 December

Open every day except tuesday 10.00-12.30 / 14.00-17.30

Closing days

Tuesdays from October to March.

1 January, 1 May, 1 & 11 November and 25 December.

           

Access

Castelnau Château de Castelnau-Bretenoux
46130 Prudhomat
Ph. : 33 / (0)5 65 10 98 00Fax : 33 / (0)5 65 10 91 88
GPS coordinatesLatitude : 44.8993Longitude : 1.8255Plan your route

By car

From Brive : A 20 til D 703 From Figeac : N 140, D 940, til D 43 to Prudhomat

Suggestions

Useful addresses:

Bretenoux Tourist Office 
tel.: (33) (0)5 65 38 59 53

Lot Tourist Board 
tel.: (33) (0)5 65 35 07 09
www.tourisme-lot.com

Midi-Pyrénées Tourist Board 
tel.: (33) (0)5 61 13 55 34
www.tourisme-midi-pyrenees.com