SAINT-GERMAIN-DE-LIVET

Château-Musée de Saint Germain de Livet

Chateaux

Located 7km from Lisieux. A fine group of buildings typical of the Pays d'Auge, reuniting a timber-framed manor from the second half of the 15th Century and a 16th Century residence in glazed brick and stone, a corner tower, moat, lake... The interior is fully furnished. Property of the municipality of Lisieux, which stages seasonal exhibitions there.
Contact details

Château-Musée de Saint Germain de Livet

D 268

14100 SAINT-GERMAIN-DE-LIVET

Phone : 02 31 31 00 03

Rates

Base rate - full rate adult From 7,30 €
Reduced rate From 5,30 €
Gratuities

Discount - maximum age : 26 years old

Base rate - full rate adult from 1 at 2 €
Rate for adult group From 6,20 €

(GUIDED TOUR OF THE CHATEAU + ACCESS TO THE PARK)

Means of payment

Carte bleue

Debit cards

Postal or bank cheques

Cash

Services

Shop

Activities

Specific theme activities

Adult workshop

Junior workshop

Conferences

Temporary exhibitions

Sound and Light

Facility

Guided tour

Coach Parking

Visits

VisitsIndividualGroup
Visite guidées sur demande - yes
Average time60 minutes -
Further informationGuided tours in F or GB: 1hr. -

Group

Coach parking
Groups acccepted
Minimum number of people 11
Saint-Germain-de-Livet Château-Museum near Lisieux is a jewel in the Pays d'Auge's crown. Its stunning architecture has seen it listed as a Monument Historique. It is surrounded by a moat and has a half-timbered manor from the end of the 15th century and a building made from varnished brick and stone produced in Pré d'Auge at the end of the 16th century. The service room still has stunning frescoes from the end of the 16th century. Alter you've explored the site you can wander amongst the flowers and trees in the grounds. The'Musée de France' approved château museum displays furniture and collections owned by the family who donated their estate to Lisieux in 1957. The interior brings together furniture and artworks radiating 19th century sophistication and lifestyle. Inside you can explore the painter Léon Riesener's artistic and personal journey as the grandson of cabinetmaker Jean-Henri Riesener and cousin of Eugène Delacroix. Its regularly hosts temporay exhibitions.

Further information

Environment : In the country

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