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Biron Castle

An exceptional stone giant!

Château de Biron

Château de Bironone of the 4 baronies of Périgord, along with Beynac, Biron and Mareuil, boasts an impressive architectural ensemble.

On the borders of Périgord Pourpre and Périgord Noir, Agenais and the Lot valley, Biron embraces a wide panorama. Here, you can marvel at the foot of towering fortresses in the heart of Bastide country.

The diversity of buildings from different eras testifies to the Château's evolution over the centuries, from the year 1000 to the present day. Closely linked to the Gontaut-Biron family, the Château reflects their past power.

Guided tours are available at certain times.

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


iPod Touch audioguide in 5 languages (FR, EN, DE, NL, ES) and a version in Langue des Signes Français (available to rent or download from App Store and Google Play).

  • Wifi at reception
  • Souvenir store and bookshop
  • Toilets
  • Dogs on leash accepted
  • Vacation vouchers accepted
  • No wheelchair access
  • Restaurants in the village 100m away

Summer events in Biron

Coinage Children strike their own coins using pewter tokens. This workshop has been organized in partnership with the Dordogne-Périgord cultural agency. Price: €4 (€2 for minting).

Gourmet markets every Thursday at 7 p.m. in July and August
Meet the local producers at a large table in the château grounds.

Treasure hunt every Friday at 10 a.m. in July and August on reservation

Every Tuesday evening at 9 p.m. in July and August
Theatrical lantern-lit tours add an extra touch of magic to this historic château.


Pricing details

Château de Biron rates - 2024

Individuals :
- Adults (13+): €9.50
- Children (aged 5 to 12): €6.30
- Carte privilège (valid for 1 year): €23

Château de Biron / Cloître de Cadouin twin tickets

Individuals :
- Adult (13+): €13.40
- Children (5 to 12 years): €8.40
- Carte privilège (valid for 1 year): €32

Dates and times

Château opening hours Bourdeilles - 2024

From 09/02 to 05/04: 2pm-5pm*

From 06/04 to 05/07: 10am-1pm 2pm-6pm

06/07 to 30/08: 10am-7pm

From Aug. 31 to Sept. 30: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

From 01/10 to 05/01: 2pm-6pm*

Admission 1h before closing time. Closed on Mondays, except during school vacations and public holidays.



Bourg, 24540 Biron


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