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Biron Castle

An exceptional stone giant!

The Castle of Biron

The Castle of Biron, one of the 4 baronies of Périgord with Beynac, Biron and Mareuil, presents an impressive architectural ensemble.

In the confines of the Périgord purple to the black, from the Agen to the gates of the valley of the Lot, Biron embraces a wide panorama. Here we come to marvel at the feet of high fortresses in the heart of the country of the Bastide.

The diversity of buildings built at different times testifies to the evolution of the castle over the centuries of the year thousand to the present day. Closely related to the Gontaut-Biron family, the castle is a reflection of their past power.

At certain times, guided tours are organized.

A twin ticket Château de Biron and Cloister of Cadouin is proposed.

Services

IPod Touch Audioguide in 5 languages (FR, en, DE, NL, ES) and a version in French sign language (for rent on site or for download on the App Store and Google Play)

  • Wifi at the reception
  • Souvenir Shop and Bookstore
  • Toilet
  • Dogs held on leash accepted
  • Holiday Vouchers Accepted
  • No access disabled motor
  • Restaurants in the village at 100m

Summer activities in Biron

Money strike : Children hit their coins using tin chips. This workshop was carried out in partnership with the cultural agency Dordogne-Périgord tariff: 4 euros (€2 for the mint).

Nightly Gourmet Markets every Thursday at 7pm in July and August
At the meeting of the country producers, large tablée in the enclosure of the castle.

Scavenger Hunt every Friday at 10:00 a.m. in July and August On reservation

Dramatised visits every Tuesday night at 9pm in July and August
Dramatised visits, in the light of the lanterns, are offered and give an extra magic soul to this historic castle.

 

Price details

Tickets Le Château de Biron-2019

Individual:
-Adult: €8.60
-Child (5 to 12 years old): €5.80
-Privilege Card (valid 1 year): €11

Groups (20 people):
-Adults and School of 12 years: €7.00
-12-year-old school: €3.50

Twin tickets Château de Biron/Cloister of Cadouin

Individual:
-Adult: €12.20
-Child (5 to 12 years old): €8.00
-Privilege Card (valid 1 year): €30

Groups (20 people):
-Adults and School of 12 years: €10.40
-12-year-old school: €6.20

Dates and Times

Periods and timetables 2019:

-9 February > 5 April:
From 10am to 12.30 and from 2pm to 5.30 pm (closed on Mondays excluding school holidays and holidays)

-6 April > 7 July:
From 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm

-8 July > 30 Aug:
From 10am to 7.30 pm

-31 August > 3 November:
From 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm

-4 November > 5 January 2020:
From 10am to 12.30 and from 2pm to 5pm (closed on Mondays without school holidays)

 

The South Borough
Vergt-de-Biron
Indicate the route
Address:
Bourg, 24540 Biron
Sector
Périgord Purple
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