The two fortresses of Roquetaillade
are a masterpiece in Aquitaine and the site is one of the most
visited in South West France. The castle has been lived in by
the same family for over 700 years and is fully furnished. It
was open to the public in 1956. Behind the medieval walls, discover
the "eclat" of the Renaissance and the unique decorations
created by Viollet le Duc.
A visit to the farm museum - the
Metairie of Roquetaillade - is another adventure. What was life
like in 19 th century rural Bazas ? Discover the interiors, the
bread oven, 12 th century dovecot ( still occupied ) Bazadais'
cows, Gascony pigs and chickens. The museum traces the evolution
of a family over three generations from 1850 - 1950.
HOURS - CASTLE :
HOURS - MUSEUM :
Castle and museum open all year by appointment.
in English on request
on demand by telephone, fax or e-mail