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Château de Val




The Chateau de Val is one of the best conserved and one of the most remarkable castles in the "Haute-Auvergne". This imposing fortress is flanked by six, machicolated towers with pepper-pot turrets, the different roofs of which give Val an original combination of colours. The 15th century gothic chapel (a historical monument) in the main courtyard is dedicated to Saint-Blaise. We enter the castle through an iron banded door, the spandrel of which is decorated with a bas-relief of the fleur-de-lys arms of the d'Estaing family. The upper floors are reached by a spiral staircase from a vestibule, which was originally an open courtyard.

After being abandoned and restored several times, Val has been the property of the town of Bort-les-Orgues since 1953. It is situated in the commune of Lanobre, in the Cantal.

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Château de Val
Les Fontilles

Tel : +33 4 71 40 30 20
Fax : +33 5 55 96 90 79

Contact : Monsieur Georges Sully

Railroad Station : Ussel (28 Km)
Airport : Clermont-Ferrand (80 Km)

News of the chateaux (in French)


Leisure on site :

  • Cross-country bike
  • Park
  • Fishing
  • Nautic sport

Leisure nearby :

  • Museum
  • Horseback riding
  • Seawater therapy
  • Archery
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor Tennis
  • Hunting
  • Kids leisure
  • Dancing
  • Golf 18 holes
  • Skiing

Parking :

  • Outdoor parking

Situation :

  • Countryside