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    welcome to the
    chateau de meillant 

    In Berry, in the heart of France, immerse yourself in the exceptional family history of Château de Meillant, which has lasted for over 1,000 years.

    Discover this private château and all the jewels it contains.

    Please note that as Château de Meillant is a private residence, its interior can only be discovered on one of the day's 4 guided tours: 10.15am - 2.15pm - 3.15pm - 4.15pm. 

    For more information, click here 

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    a welcoming estate 
    in the heart of the Berry region

    Situated 40 minutes from Bourges, the Château de Meillant is delighted to welcome you for a moment out of time, to discover a castle with a history stretching back thousands of years.


    guided tours of the castle

    Privately owned, the castel's sumptuous rooms are yours to explore on a guided tour.


    tour of

    the park

    Discover the rare species of trees in the park, as well as the former saddlery and horse-drawn carriages.




    Discover the Miniature Pavilion and the Children's House with the whole family in costume.



    Discover Château de Meillant from a different angle thanks to the many festivities planned for the 2024 season.

    new : 
    the lion's tower tour

    Take part in a special guided tour,

    to discover the exceptional Lion Tower,

    the jewel in the crown of Château de Meillant. 


    The guided tour takes place at 11:45 a.m once a day on Saturdays, Sundays, on all public holidays and on Tuesdays between 1st July and 30th August.


    Visit limited to 10 people, aged 12 and over.

    You need to be physically fit (117 steps to climb).

    a flamboyant castle

    Château de Meillant is renowned for its 15th-century façade, its Lion Tower and its many ornaments from the flamboyant Gothic period. During your stroll through the grounds and your guided tour, linger over the many details that tell the story of a house

    through its owners and the ages.


    A family visit through the centuries

    Inhabited by illustrious families for over a thousand years, the Château de Meillant offers a family visit designed for young and old alike.

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    Loan of costumes for the tour

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    The Miniatures Pavilion, where you can discover history on a child's scale

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    Fun park visits with enigma trails

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    Regular events

    to discover the castle in a different light 

    2024 events 

    "Superb visit with a top guide.
    This is the second time we've visited and it's always the same wonder.
    Don't miss the dolls house and the miniatures,
    very well displayed."

    Pascal C., Google reviews

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