Practical information

Here you'll find all the practical information you need to prepare your visit to Château de Puyguilhem.

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Opening hours

April 1st to 30
10h - 12h30 and 14h - 17h30
Closed on Mondays

May 2nd to August 31st
10am - 12:30pm and 2pm - 6:30pm

September 1st to 30th
10h - 12h30 and 14h - 17h30
Closed Mondays

October 1st to March 31st
10am - 12:30pm and 2pm - 5:30pm
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Please note : last entry to monument 45 minutes before closing time.

Closed on January 1st, May 1st, November 1st and 11, December 25.


The ticket gives you access to the entire monument and garden.



For individuals


Individual ticket

7 €

Special rate (partnerships)


4 €


  • Under 18 years old
  • 18-25 years old (European Union nationals and regular non-European residents in France)
  • Disabled person and accompanying adult
  • Jobseekers (on presentation of a certificate less than 6 months old)
  • Valid Education Pass
  • Valid Pass Grand Périgueux
  • The first Sunday of the month, from November to March

    See details of free admission conditions below.


Visitors eligible for free admission

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Group rate

5,5 €
  • From 20 paying adults
  • Any person coming with a tourism professional, with no minimum number of participants

See also detailed conditions for groups on our dedicated page.



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Payment method

  • cash
  • credit cards
  • check
  • Culture check
  • chèques-vacances (ANCV)
  • chèque Lire (only in stores)

Access and transport

Château de Puyguilhem

24530 Villars

From Périgueux, La Chapelle-Faucher D3, then Villars D82
From Angoulême Dignac D39, then D38, D3 and Villars D82
From Brive, A20 Bordeaux, N89 and A89 Périgueux, Boulazac N221, N21, D68 and Villars D82


The parking lot is located very close to the monument. A straight path leads to the château in 2 to 3 minutes. The path is also accessible by vehicle, allowing disabled visitors to be dropped off as close as possible to the château.

Visitor services and conditions

  • Self-guided tour of the grounds
  • Dogs allowed outside on leash
  • Strollers not allowed on the 1st floor of the Renaissance dwellings
  • For scheduled events, please arrive at the ticket office at least 15 minutes before the event is due to start.


Discover the services and conditions for people with disabilities.

Consult the dedicated page


To ensure the safety of visitors, the monument applies the preventive measures decided by the government for public administrations.

Find out more

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