Built 1000 years ago on a gigantic rock, this magnificent fortress rises above one of the most beautiful villages in the Aveyron region of France

 
 

The Château de Belcastel began with a 9th century chapel, and grew over the centuries as generations of knights, nobles and rogues built their legacies within the stronghold. In the 1970s, renowned architect Fernand Pouillon restored the castle to its former glory. 

The Château de Belcastel Gift Shop has many unique and exclusive items available for purchase, all of which can be shipped worldwide. Browse the selection of exclusive souvenirs.

Chateau Belcastel has an accredited internship program which welcomes 3 to 4 university or graduate students every summer..

The Château de Belcastel is not only a historical landmark and architectural miracle– it is also the home of several art galleries. Browse our featured and permanent exhibitions below to discover what awaits you at the castle this season. 

A royal stay in an authentic medieval castle awaits you in a private suite for two. Our bed & breakfast style suite is available to rent from April through October. Contact us for more

L’Heritage de Fernand Pouillon

The Fernand Pouillon Heritage Association was established on March 30th, 2017, in Belcastel. It is a collaboration with family, friends, and colleagues of the celebrated architect. Its mission is to honor the memory of the late, great, architect by keeping his legacy alive through projects and exhibitions that celebrate his life and creative spirit.

The Château de Belcastel stands as a successful collaboration between art and architecture. Visitors to the chateau can discover revolving exhibitions of art and sculpture in addition to a permanent collection of ancient artifacts.

The castle has been covered by local and national television stations, and written up in international publications. Browse our archive of past press coverage.


The Château de Belcastel is not only a historical landmark and architectural miracle– it is also the home of several art galleries. Browse our featured and permanent exhibitions below to discover what awaits you at the castle this season.