To see and to do

Summer at the castle

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From July 8 to August 30, from Monday to Friday, the castle will liven up your holidays!

A breath of fresh air at the castle this summer!

Throughout the summer, enjoy the many activities offered at the castle: chivalry and falconry shows, medieval workshops, guided tours, etc., will delight young and old!
It is possible to visit the castle without following the guided tour. Paper guides are available in French, English, German and Dutch.

It is not necessary to book to visit the castle during the day.

No need to book for the day at the castle

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Eleonor's Falcons

Discover many species of birds in a show dedicated to Eleanor of Aquitaine.

In French only

From Monday to Friday

At 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Duration: about 40min

Outdoors

Knight's Show

 

A new kight show will take place in the castle for the summer !

 

In French only

From Monday to Friday

At 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Duration: about 30min

Outdoors

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Medieval workshops

The medieval workshops allow you to discover the universe of the Middle Ages: Calligraphy, costumes, small educational farm, crossbow shooting (from 5 years old), a small educational farm and wooden games medieval.

 

From Monday to Friday

Without interruption from 10:30am to 6pm.

Guided tours of the castle

A passionate guide will tell you the history of the castle from its construction to its present value. A true witness of the Middle Ages, the Château de Talmont is a fortress that tells the story of more than 1000 years of history! With its imposing keep, accessible on 4 levels, it dominates the Talmont coast.

From Monday to Friday

In French: At 10:50 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

In English: 12:30 p.m. and 4:10 p.m.

Duration: 30 to 40 mins

Meeting point: Lower courtyard of the castle

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The week-end

On weekends there are no guided tours, shows or medieval workshops. Self-guided tour only.
If you wish to visit the castle at your own pace, paper guides are available in different languages (french, english, dutch and german).

 

For children, a paper game “The King's Rançon” is available at the reception desk on request.

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"The Epic of Richard the Lionheart"

The summer night show at the Château de Talmont

 

Written and directed by Jacques Raveleau Duparc, "The Epic of Richard the Lionheart" will once again be presented to the public!

 

Through the story of Richard I of England, known as the Lionheart, this show will take you on a unique sensational experience. Lights on the castle, high quality music, equestrian aerobatics and fire effects will help to amaze you while the actors and the hundred volunteers unfold the story before your eyes.

 

A magical moment in an exceptional setting!

Useful information

Dates and times

- July 16, 23 and 30, 2024 at 10:15pm
- August 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2024 at 9:45pm

Doors open 1 hour before the start of the performance.

 

The show is outside.

Only in french.

Free placement, except if the organizer choose to place.

Night show prices

- Adult (from 13 years old): 20€
- Child (from 5 to 12 years old): 15€
- Child under 5: free

 

(Half-fare on presentation of a disability card)

Night show + day at the castle

If you want to come to the castle during the day AND enjoy the night show, we have set up a global rate, called “DAY + NIGHT”

(possibility to use the Day Pass from Monday to Friday):

 

- Adult (from 13 years old): 33€
- Child (from 5 to 12 years old): 23€
- Child under 5 years old: free.

 

À note: the castle closes its doors to 7pm and opens again for the night show 1 hour before the beginning of the show. (compulsory to leave the site).