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)

From the 19th of October to the 4th of November: open from wednesday to sunday from 11 am to 6 pm (Latest opening : 4:30 pm)

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 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.