Opening Times, Rates & Where to come

Opening Times in 2018/2019:

After a great success this first summer with 10.000 visitors, we are closed for individual visits until easter 2019.

We are open the rest of the year for private guided tour (individual or Group) - contact by email: or by phone: 06 09 76 79 37

For a visit count a minimum of 1h30.

Rates 2018/2019:

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

Children from 5 to 17 years old: 4,50 €

Adults: 6,00 €  including a free visit leaftet (+2,00 € in option, if a digital tablet is used)

(Free for kids under 5 years old)


By phone: 06 09 76 79 37 or 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.