PONTECOULANT

The Domaine de Pontécoulant

Chateaux

A stone's throw from Condé-sur-Noireau, nestling in the heart of the Druance valley, the Castle of Pontécoulant is reminiscent of the life of the noble Norman family, the Le Doulcet de Pontécoulant, resident here since the 14th Century. Overlooking the river and the copse, the English-style gardens, dating from the reign of Louis XVI, are the ideal site for a romantic stroll in the shade of the trees that adorn its meandering pathways.
Contact details

The Domaine de Pontécoulant

Château

14110 PONTECOULANT

Phone : 02 31 69 62 54

Booking

Obligatory for groups

Fixed telephone :

Garden types

French style

English style

Rates

Base rate - full rate adult From 4 €
Gratuities

Discount - maximum age : 12 years old

Other group rate From 3.50 €
Other group rate From 6.50 €
Means of payment

Carte bleue

Debit cards

Postal or bank cheques

Holiday vouchers

Cash

Money transfer

Services

Shop

Facility

Educational visits

Guided tour

Coach Parking

Bar, cafeteria, tea room

Visits

VisitsIndividualGroup
Visite guidées en permanence - yes
Visite guidées sur demande - yes
Average time45 minutes45 minutes
Further informationGuided tour in F by prior appointment: allow 1hr. -

Group

Coach parking
Groups acccepted
Minimum number of people 10
Maximum number of people 30
Situated in the Druance Valley this estate exhibits all the distinctive hallmarks of the aristocracy: the castle, the hunting lodge and gardener’s lodge, the dovecot, the landscaped garden and the farm and its woods and land. The Doulcet de Pontécoulant family was established here from the 14th century and a castle was built in the 16th century on the site of a stronghold which guarded the narrow valley. The castle was subsequently enlarged and improved in the 18th century. The castle and its interior furnishings are open to visit as well as the parkland designed in the English style. ‘La Roche aux Renards’ is the starting point for many woodland walks and hikes on and around the state. Pass ‘Espace Musée Léandre at Condé sur Noireau and Domaine de Pontécoulant’.

Further information

Environment : In the town centre, In the country

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