In the department of Puy-de-Dôme in the French region of Auvergne, a castle has come back to life and is opening its doors to visitors
The Château of Saint Saturnin is an imposing fortified castle built by the La Tour d'Auvergne family in the 13th century at the top of a fortified village. Its two most illustrious inhabitants, Catherine de' Medici and Margaret of Valois, gave it its place in history. Successive transformations up until the 17th century added touches of elegance and brightness to the château and embellished it with beautiful gardens that look out onto a remarkable and preserved landscape. Since 1987, major restoration work is beeing carried out on the buildings and gardens. Now the château is opening its doors to you. We would be delighted to welcome you for a stay, a family event, a work function, or even just a guided tour.
During the hot season, the thickness of the walls offers natural coolness, without the inconveniences of air conditionning.