Located at about 12km from Semur-en-Auxois, Epoisses Castle and its beautiful park are open to the public.
A double enclosure of fortifications encloses some houses from the XVth century, a church and a dovecote of 3000 huts. The castle, flanked by large towers, is encircled by some staves. Inside, the décor, from the 17th and 18th centuries, has many portraits of important figures, such as Mme de Sévigné, le Grand Condé… whose Epoisses keep the memory. A beautiful flowery park frames the castle.
Visit of the castle : Individual visit : July-August, from 10am to 12noon and 3pm to 6pm, except on Tuesday reserved for groups (at least 12 persons). From April 1st to October 31st, by appointment.
Tasting of Epoisses cheese in the dining room of the castle, on request.
Visit of the park : All year between 9am and 6pm (admission : 2€)
Admission for the castle : 8€ (adult and over 16) , 4€ (10 to 16), free under 10
Contact : Epoisses castle
Tel/fax : +33(0)1 42 27 73 11 or +33(0)3 80 96 40 56
Email : email@example.com – www.chateaudepoisses.com