Castle Castle the bishop
Castle Castle the bishop Is the former summer Palace of the bishops of Périgueux, and the only castle of this city, it is located at 7 km on the road of Brantôme-Angoulême.
Surrounded by 17 hectares, it offers visitors a relaxing and romantic stopover with its English-style park, its French garden, its 300 m long cavalier driveway, its wood and waterways.
Dominating since the 14th century the village of Château-l'Evêque, it was revamped and embellished in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Its new owner is working to restore it and rehabilitates its park which becomes as of this year a sanctuary of hydrangea.
Guided tours by the owner himself he will tell you the history of this castle with thousands of adventures and moving anecdotes.
The room of the guards offering a surface of 240m ² is offered for renting for events such as your weddings and seminars and a project is under study concerning gites and bed and breakfasts.
€5 per person, free of charge for children under 12 years of age.
Dates and times
Open from April to 1st November: from 1 July to 30 September from 10 am to 12 pm and from 14.30 to 18.30, except on Wednesday. April, May, June, October only Saturday and Sunday 10 am-12 pm and 14.30-18.00 or by appointment for groups. From November 1st to March 30th for groups only by appointment. It is advisable to call when arriving at the castle if Access difficulty (06 21 55 23 06)