Castle of Puymartin

Sarlat

Open from 31 March to 10 November

Château de Puymartin

Prices

Adult - € 9.00
Student - € 6.50
Adolescents (13 to 18 years old) - € 6.50
Child (6 to 12 years old) - € 4.50
Group (middle and high school students) - € 4.50
Group (teenagers and students) - € 5.50

Infos

Route de Sarlat
24200 Sarlat

Phone : 05 53 59 29 97

Site : www.chateau-puymartin.com

Schedule

April to June and September: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
From July 1 to August 31: 10 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. (non-stop)
October 1 to November 11: 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Animations

Guided tours or self-guided tours possible!

Descriptive

Between Sarlat and Les Eyzies, the eye is drawn to the crenellated towers of Puymartin. This castle built in the 12th century (approx. 1270) was destroyed during the Hundred Years War (1358), and rebuilt around 1450 by Radulphe de Saint-Clar who lived there.

It was at this time that the legend of the White Lady was born. This legend traces the life of Thérèse de Saint-Clar who was imprisoned in the north tower of the Castle by her jealous husband, she died there and was walled there. His ghost has manifested itself to several people. Perhaps you will feel its presence while visiting the Castle …

The Castle has survived the centuries and was partially restored in the 19th century (around 1890) by its descendant, the Marquis de Carbonnier de Marzac, ancestor of the current family: de Montbron. It is in this that Puymartin keeps family goods, furniture, tapestries, paintings and a Mythological Cabinet unique in Périgord.

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2-4 AVENUE DE LA DORDOGNE 24200 SARLAT
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