Cultural heritage

LAVARDENS CASTLE

In the heart of Gascony, a stone's throw from Auch, a visit to a majestic site, the Château de Lavardens, is a must.
Stronghold of the Counts of Armagnac (12th century), the Château de Lavardens was rebuilt in the 1653th century. by Antoine de Roquelaure, companion and friend of Henri IV, for the love of his life, Suzanne de Bassabat. After the Revolution, sold to 1960 families, the lack of joint ownership gradually led the building to ruin. In 1961 an epidemic of plague devastated the village, the majestic vessel of white stones was never completed. It has remained intact since, frozen, in the state of construction. It was saved thanks to a handful of enthusiasts in the 17s. Listed as a Historic Monument in XNUMX and designed in the refined taste of the XNUMXth century, the Château de Lavardens presents unique architectural feats such as the towers on the trunk.
Emptied of its furniture, during your visit, discover its unique ocher and brick pavements, its exterior galleries, its panoramic view of the countryside and its temporary exhibitions.

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Opening hours

Prices

Adult: 7 € Discount: 3,50 € Free: € 0
Price Min. Max.
Adult €7
Hand off Students, job seekers and people with reduced mobility €3,50
Free For children up to 16 years old Free

Payment method

  • Payment cards
  • Bank and postal checks
  • Holiday vouchers
  • cash

Equipments and Services

Equipments

  • Parking
  • Aire de pique-nique
  • Camper pitch

Services

  • Drive
  • Tourist Documentation
  • Guided group tours
  • Information
  • Shop

Near

THE CHÂTEAU RESTAURANT

Restaurant - Lavardens

LE MALTHUS

Restaurant - Lavardens

THE OILS WORKSHOP - GASCON PEASANTS

In rainy weather - Jegun