Historic site and monument
in Bas-en-Basset

Château de Rochebaron

Live a real immersion in the heart of the remains of a castle in Haute-Loire, 1 hour from Lyon and 30 minutes from Saint-Etienne. A place of preservation of heritage and natural species, timeless, reveals all its secrets...
Among the first castles of the Loire, it is a precious witness of the defensive architecture of the Middle Ages: battlements, ramparts, loopholes and 3 towers, the highest of which (25 meters) can be visited.
Two museums as well as a course of 12 explanatory panels in the castle, will guide you in the footsteps of the lords of Rochebaron who occupied it from the XNUMXth and until the XNUMXth century!
Also discover the castle's aviary, which offers the possibility of observing around twenty birds of prey in free flight (eagles, owls, owls, falcons, buzzards, kites) from April to the end of October.

Château open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, and every day during school holidays zone A except for the Christmas holidays. Please note, during show hours, it is not possible to only visit the castle.

Access to the castle is via a footpath. Plan a 20/25 minute walk. Remember to equip yourself with good shoes and take water in summer. A small bar offers drinks at the castle. The path is paved on 3/4 and allows access to strollers.

*** In the event of real health problems causing difficulty in walking, remember to call us before going up to 04 71 61 80 44 and thus facilitate your access ***
Portrait

Medieval castle dating from the XNUMXth century, offering stunning views of the Loire Valley

Tips and Suggestions

An aviary is present at the castle and offers the possibility of admiring the birds of prey in their aviaries all year round and of attending free flight demonstrations from April to October.

We speak French

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Themes:

  • Historical patrimony
  • Castle of
  • Donjon
  • Tour

Location details

Access to the castle is via a footpath (1 km and 150 meters of elevation).
It is important to bring good shoes to climb up to the Castle
The strollers go up without problem on a paved path on the 3/4.
In case of real difficulty walking, do not hesitate to call us before getting on and we will facilitate your access.
  • In forest

Visit

Average duration of the individual visit: 50 min.
Average duration of the group visit: 60 min.
Minimum group size: 10 person(s)
Maximum group size: 50 people

Customers

Adapted to: Special rate for students, Special rate for disabled people, Special rate for job seekers

Language(s) of the visit

English French

Individual visit services

  • Unguided individual tours permanently
  • Guided individual tours on request

Group visit services

  • Unguided group tours permanently
  • Guided group tours on request

Opening

Opening hours from 29 April to 05 July 2024
WednesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SundayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Open on public holidays. Raptor shows at 15:15 p.m.
Opening hours from July 06 to July 31, 2024
MondayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
FridayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
SundayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
Raptor shows at 15:15 p.m. and 17:15 p.m.
Opening hours from August 01 to August 31, 2024
MondayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
FridayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
SundayOpen from 14 a.m. to 19 p.m.
Raptor shows at 14:45 p.m. and 16:45 p.m.
Opening hours from September 01 to October 18, 2024
WednesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SundayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Raptor shows at 15:15 p.m. (subject to weather).
Opening hours from October 19 to November 03, 2024
MondayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
FridayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SundayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Every day during the All Saints' Day holidays zone A. Bird of prey shows at 15:15 p.m. (weather permitting). Exceptional closure on public holidays.
Opening hours from November 04 to December 20, 2024
WednesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 17 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 17 p.m.
SundayOpen from 14 a.m. to 17 p.m.
Exceptional closure on November 11.

Exceptional Closure(s)

  • 01/01/2024
  • 01/11/2024
  • 11/11/2024
  • 25/12/2024

Prices

PricesMin.Max.
Full price
6 €10 €
Reduced price
4 €8 €
Adult
10 €-
Adolescent
10 €-
Kids
6 €-
Student fee
8 €-
Jobseeker
8 €-
Disabled
4 €8 €
Adult group
8 €-
Children group
4 €-
Full price
4 €6 €
Reduced price
2 €4 €
Adult
4 €6 €
Adolescent
2 €4 €
Kids
2 €4 €
Student fee
4 €-
Jobseeker
4 €-
Disabled
4 €-
Adult group
4 €-
Children group
3 €-
Payment by credit card from the Easter holidays. Reduced rates apply to residents of the municipality.
Free for children under 6 years)

Payment methods

  • Bank / credit card
  • Cheque
  • Classic Holiday Vouchers
  • Cash
  • Contactless payment

Services

Equipments

  • Picnic room
  • Bar
  • Toilets
  • Show room
  • Parking
  • Orientation table
  • Free parking

Services

  • Educational visits
  • Shop
  • Tourist Documentation
  • Recreation center

Activities on site

  • Children's entertainment
  • Show

Home animals

Pets are not accepted

Linked offers

On the spot…

From 10 € / adult

Address

43210 Bas-en-Basset
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