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PARC ET TERRASSES DU CHATEAU DE CASTRIES

Parks, gardens and arboretums, Park and garden in Castries
Free
  • The Château de Castries, known as the “little Versailles of Languedoc”, features a 17th century French-style garden designed by Le Nôtre, gardener to King Louis XIV. It was watered by the aqueduct, a unique structure in France that is also listed as a historical monument and was designed by Paul Riquet, who also designed the Canal du Midi.

    From the main courtyard you can access the large terraces that have a spectacular view over the star-shaped pathways, ponds and vineyards.

    Group guided...
    The Château de Castries, known as the “little Versailles of Languedoc”, features a 17th century French-style garden designed by Le Nôtre, gardener to King Louis XIV. It was watered by the aqueduct, a unique structure in France that is also listed as a historical monument and was designed by Paul Riquet, who also designed the Canal du Midi.

    From the main courtyard you can access the large terraces that have a spectacular view over the star-shaped pathways, ponds and vineyards.

    Group guided tours of the park all year round by reservation. Information on entry fees is available from the Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole tourism office.
  • Access
    • Motorway  :  A9 sortie 28 Vendargues at 3 km
    • Airport/airfield  :  Aéroport de Montpellier Méditerranée at 17 km
  • Environment
    • In the town centre
    • Less than 20 km from Montpellier garrigue side
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 10  Person (s) mini
Services
  • Equipment
    • Film projection room
    • Equipped meeting room
  • Services
    • Temporary exhibition
  • Rates
  • Free admission
Openings
  • From January 1, 2024
    until March 26, 2024
  • From March 27, 2024
    until October 30, 2024
  • Monday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
  • Friday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
  • Monday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
  • Friday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    9:00 AM
    5:30 PM
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