Berzé le Châtel castle
Imposing medieval fortress overlooking vineyards in Lamartine’s valley
Set in a -conservation area opposite the prehistoric site of Solutré.
Built between the 13th and 15th centuries around the 10th century Carolingian Chapel.
Within the castle walls, three separate walled gardens incorporating orchards, kitchen gardens and a French parterre.
Possible guided tours in English.
Events of the year
Medieval Festival 18, 19, 20 and 21 May: artisan and craft market, horse jousting, food stands on site.
Assumption Medieval Festival 12-15 August: medieval events, archers et gunners, artisan and craft market, food stands on site. Concert Friday evening 11 August with the Tarentule ensemble.
2023 open or guided visits (55 mins)
- 9 April to 30 June and 1 September to 2 November: Open daily except Mondays 14.00-17.00. Guided visit at 17.00.
- 1 July to 31 August: Open daily 10.00-18.00. Guided and open visits. Closed exceptionally 30 April and 1 May
Groups (from 20 people)
- All the year, by appointment. Wine tasting possible.
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