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Castle of Bouthéon

Monument in Andrézieux-Bouthéon

The Château de Bouthéon includes:

An Interpretation Centre Drill, scenography course on the history and culture Forez, located in the medieval wing. Discover the amazing restoration of the castle that opens all of its rooms to admire this remarkable monument.

An Interpretation Centre Loire River, including 36 species of fish in aquariums and retracing the route of the Mont Gerbier de Loire Rush at the estuary of St. Nazaire. This space is located in the basement of the Renaissance wing.

A temporary exhibition space in the attic of the Renaissance wing.

A space for seminars and corporate events with meeting rooms, amphitheater and lounges that can be visited occasionally.

A zoo and botanical 10 hectares dedicated to domestic biodiversity (auxois horses, sheep Black Velay, Angora goats, chickens neck bare-Forez, pigeons Gier, vegetable garden, rose garden, etc..)

The area also offers many activities (guided historical tour of the castle, animation Jacquard loom, narrated walk in the park or castle, carriage ride, etc..), And several events (Festival of Arts and Crafts in the spring Feast of the Squash and the second in a fall weekend in October, etc..).

The castle shop offers a wide range of items including local produce.

Visits: open 7/7 (except December 25 and January 1). September 15 to June 14: Opening of 14h to 18h. June 15 to September 14: open 10 to 19.

Ticket closed 1 hour before closing the site.

Address: Rue de Bourbon Mathieu - 42160 Andrezieux-Boutheon.

Tel. : +33 4 77 55 78 00. Email:

Opening timesMonday: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM   •   Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM   •   Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM   •   Thursday: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM   •   Friday: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM   •   Saturday: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM   •   Sunday: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM
Address4 Rue Mathieu de Bourbon, Andrézieux-Bouthéon
Telephone+33 4 77 55 78 00

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Thursday 25 may
Min. 13°C - Max. 22°C
Friday 26 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 23°C
Saturday 27 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 21°C

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