Château de Biron, Biron

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Château de Biron bears a history steeped in conflict, having changed hands several times between the 12th and 15th centuries before Charles de Gontaut, duc de Biron, claimed it as his own. The present structure features additions completed over the centuries that make for an interesting ensemble: a 12th-century keep, 16th-century living quarters, a chapel, and vaulted kitchens. Locals purchased the castle in 1978, wanting to restore it. It's currently open to the public for tours--with audio-guides in English available. Take a look at our Biron trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Château de Biron and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 18, 2017
    We took the tour, it was very interesting even though the castle is not furnished. Guide very well
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  • August 17, 2017
    an imposing Castle which dominates a vast green Plains, beautiful stones certainly mark the different eras its dominance over the area of the old Barony, which is very disappointing, however, in the visit that you make it is that this castle is empty of any furniture or testimony from these periods of glory, rooms so empty, a real disappointment in the end. Note that the day of our visit a very interesting exhibition properties of the Foundation Maeght, artists Miro, Braque, Chagall, Giacometti and many others, to see no doubt
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  • August 17, 2017
    Very friendly visit of the Castle. The visit is certainly a little "empty" but it can also make the imagination!
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  • August 24, 2017
    Nice castle overlooking the region. Only building is left (no furniture). Uphill walk from free steet parking and stairs inside. History of castle very interesting so a guided tour or guide is useful. It stayed in same family for about a thousand years!
  • August 1, 2017
    Surprised at how much I enjoyed this place. All the signs, displays and talks appear to be in French but it is a beautiful castle. Make sure you go to all rooms right up to the top as the views are amazing.
  • July 13, 2017
    Fascinating history and stunning architecture. Admission seems on the high side for the region but well worth it once inside.
  • August 14, 2017
    Nice castle. Great place to go on a rainy day.
  • June 27, 2017
    Fabulous history - art exhibition and artisan show

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