Chateau de Bonaguil, Saint-Front-sur-Lemance

Built in the mid-13th century, Chateau de Bonaguil was the last of the fortified castles. Over the centuries, the castle has undergone several renovations both for modernization and comfort. Tour the structure to peer into the life of the medieval French. The castle's name means "good needle," a nod to its location on a rocky hillside. With our online itinerary creator, Saint-Front-sur-Lemance attractions like Chateau de Bonaguil can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We visited it freely, and I regret not taking the guided option as we could have learned more about the history of the castle. That said it is beautiful and I highly recommend this place steeped in history.
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  • a castle to visit because of its local history and in the great history of France and its views!!
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  • Very beautiful castle fully visitable, reasonable price. The pedestrian streets to get there are nice too.
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  • Prepare for a lot of steps but an enjoyable experience overall. This castle provides a lot of elements to explore and unusually eccentric sculptures spread throughout! A small guide is provided on entry in English and French respectively on each point of interest which enables you to delve deeper into the purpose of each area. Following this, each point of interest is visibly demarcated with the same description on there as the guide. The unusual aspect of this chateau is that it has a large natural cave underneath which is different to many others in the area.
  • Amazing place. Mighty imposing castle with many restored areas. Wealth of information available on site. The cave under the castle is awesome. Prepare for the steps! The effort is well worth it though. Parking is available further up the hill too. Decent value too. €29 for family of 4. Highly recommend it.
  • Very well worth a visit. A real castle indeed. A bit of a drive, a bit of a climb, but not too bad. You can quite easily walk up the hill from the restaurants if you have average stamina. The stairs in the towers are tight but manageable.
  • A wonderful little castle.
  • A real medieval castle. Perfect for children of all ages. Lots to explore
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