Opening Times, Rates & Where to come

Opening Times in 2019: 

July & August: open every day from 10 am to 7 pm (Latest opening : 5:30 pm, no reservation is requested)

From the 1st to the 15th of September: open saturday & sunday from 11 am to 6 pm (Latest opening : 4:30 pm)

!!! ATTENTION  !!! du 19.10 au 04.11: nous serons fermés, contrairement à ce que nous indiquons sur la brochure. Pour des raisons de sécurité et pour améliorer le confort de visite dès les vacances de Pâques en 2020 des travaux doivent être entrepris en Octobre/Novembre, ce qui nous empêche d’ouvrir comme prévu pour les vacances de la Toussaint. Nous nous excusons pour ce désagrément.

Le 31.10 : nous maintenons la soirée d’Halloween au Château. Inscrivez vous à partir du 30 Septembre à

We are open the rest of the year for private guided tour (individual or Group) - contact by email:

For a visit count a minimum of 1h30.


Rates 2019:

With your ticket, you participate to the conservation of the castle !

Children from 5 to 17 years old: 6,- €

Adults: 7,- €  including a free visit leaftet

(Free for kids under 5 years old)


By email:


Important: The “Tour-Forteresse” is down the valley when you arrive in Monthoiron.

Address: 1, Le Chateau, 86210 Monthoiron

GPS: Latitude: 46.734319 – Longitude : 0.610570

With car: Within 10 minutes from the motorway A10. A free-of-charge Parking with lunch table is available in front of the Tower-Fortress.

If you do not have a navigation system: On the A10 , between Poitiers & Tours, take exit 28 (Chatellerault-Sud), follow the direction Tours and at the third round-about follow the direction Chauvigny. At the end round-about, follow the direction of Montoiron. When you arrive to Monthoiton, turn right on the D15 in direction of Vouneuil/Vienne. The Parking of the “Tour-Forteresse” is on your left.

With TGV: the main railstation TGV of Chatellerault is about 1 hour and 30 minutes from the main Railstation Paris-Montparnasse, with 5 direct trains per day. A taxi can drive you in 10 minutes directly to the “Tour-Forteresse” in Monthoiron.