Historic site and monument
in Saint Paulien

Château de la Rochelambert

The origin of the castle dates back to the 11th century, carved into a basalt cliff, La Rochelambert prepares the imagination for marvelous legends.
It is advisable to book the visit before.
Visits are limited to 10 people
The Château de la Rochelambert is hung on a basalt cliff, the remains of an ancient volcano. The castle houses a unique private collection of works of art: Romanesque and Gothic sculptures, tapestries, paintings and furniture from the 1562th to the XNUMXth century. On the site of the oldest traces of human presence in Europe, then continuously occupied since the Neolithic era, the La Rochelambert family settled from the XNUMXth century. The castle was burned down by the Huguenots of Sieur de Blacon in XNUMX. Rebuilt by the Marquis François de La Rochelambert and his wife Hélène de Lestrange during the Renaissance period, it was to welcome George Sand for a few hours in the XNUMXth century.
This castle charms, it is undeniable. It prepares the imagination for marvelous legends and chronicles full of chivalrous adventures. La Rochelambert is the castle of the princess of the tales of Perrault. Sleeping Beauty, just this evocation is enough to revive our childhood imagination.
Guided tour at 14 p.m., 15 p.m., 16 p.m., 17 p.m. (weekly closing on Mondays outside school holidays)
Further information) :
group welcome from 15 pers.
Tips and Suggestions

Motorhome area 1 km away.

We speak French


  • Historical patrimony
  • Castle of


Average duration of the individual visit: 45 min.
Average duration of the group visit: 45 min.
Minimum age required: 60 year(s)
Minimum group size: 8 person(s)
Maximum group size: 25 people


Suitable for: Special families with children, Welcoming school groups, Welcoming summer camps

Language(s) of the visit


Individual visit services

  • Permanent individual guided tours
  • Guided individual tours on request

Group visit services

  • Guided group tours permanently
  • Guided group tours on request


Opening hours from January 01 to December 31, 2024
from May 01 to September 30:
guided tours at 14 p.m., 15 p.m., 16 p.m. and 17 p.m.
closed Monday
from October 01 to April 30:
guided tours at 14 p.m., 15 p.m., and 16 p.m.
closed Monday and Tuesday
booking is recommended

Exceptional Closure(s)

  • 11/11/2024


Full price
8 €-

6 €-
Adult group

7 €-
Only by reservation.
Possibility of visit in the morning.
Access to the castle is strictly prohibited without a ticket
Free for children under 5 years)

Payment methods

  • Bank / credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Contactless payment



  • Parking
  • Private parking lot


  • Mandatory reservation
  • Guided tours

Home animals

Pets are not accepted

Linked offers

On the spot…

From 7 € / adult


43350 Saint-Paulien
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