The medieval castle, Chateau de Pesteils, is perched on a steep rock of altitude of 750 m (2460 ft). Beautiful 15th century frescoes adorn the interior and remarkable paintings from the 17th century decorate the ceiling. Go inside to view the tapestries, paintings by masters, and the furniture from the 17th century. Walk the spiral staircase to the 40 m (130 ft) high dungeon in a rectangular tower with five floors. Stop at the second floor to view wall paintings from the 15th century called the "Four Heroes of Antiquit"y and the "Master and His Pupil." Remarkable gardens surround the fortress, and there is a permanent exhibit of the 1943 cult film "Tristan and Isolde" that was filmed at the castle. Put Chateau de Pesteils at the forefront of your travel plans using our Aurillac itinerary app .
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Chateau de Pesteils Reviews
Mooi chateau, maar geen restaurant, alleen voor private diners te reserveren Er zijn ook regelmatig tentoonstellingen georganiseerd Fred Stoeltie La Roque more »Beautiful chateau, but no restaurant, only for private dinners to book there are also regular exhibitions Fred Salazar La Roque
Nous avons payé l entrée 22 € pour un enfant et deux adultes . Cela pourrait être correct car de l extérieur le château est bien entrenu et les petits jardins aussi mais quand nous sommes rentrés nous... more »We paid the entrance €22 for a child and two adults. This could be correct because of l outside the castle is well entrenu and small gardens too, but when we returned we enjoyed family photos of the former until the person of our time, but if it remains not a moment in every parts the visit very quickly which makes that the entrance is a little expensive. For us little room to visit even though the inside is good interview and represents well the time.
Nous avons assisté à la visite nocturne du château proposée avec 2 acteurs très bons .Accompagnés par les fantômes du château nous avons découvert les différentes salles et l'histoire du moyen âge à n... more »We attended the night tour of the Castle offered with 2 very good players. Accompanied by the ghosts of the castle we found different rooms and the history of the middle ages to the present of this very preserved building and with very many historical parts (tables, furniture). The tour ended in the beautiful kitchen of era by a glass of Apple or grape juice: friendly attention of the castle that still live in the Castle and who hold demonstrations of quality (we had seen 3 or 4 years ago a very r medieval festival successful. One small gripe we were a bit too many for these nocturnes. The castle is a magnificent building which can be visited all day during the season.
Wonderful castle with stunning views at the top of the towers. The children made the visit in period costume, it's nice.
Lovely Castle. Explanatory brochures are provided for open houses. The view of the surrounding area is impressive, especially since the Dungeon. Entry a bit expensive, but justified by the quality of the visit.
We did the animated tour of the Wednesday night "Ghosts". A good time with two players having fun and we fun ensuring a serious tour of the Castle. The tour of the Dungeon is impressive at night! And the highlight of the evening, visit the bats!
Beautiful landmark in the region. Magnificent Castle maintained or visit is free or accompanied. Venue for the filming of a famous film with Jean marais. Not to be missed if you are passing in the Cantal.
Very nice visit
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