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 world-wide.

Chateau Belcastel has an accredited internship program which welcomes 3 to 4 University or Post-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.

The Château de Belcastel stands as a successful collaboration between art and architecture. Visitors can discover revolving exhibitions of art and sculpture curated by the owner of AFA of SoHo, New York in addition to permanent displays of antique articles.

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.