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The Tour de Montaigne, a listed XNUMXth century historical monument is a major place of pilgrimage, because it is here, at the gates of Bergerac and Saint-Émilion, in Saint-Michel-de-Montaigne, that Montaigne spent "most of the day. of his life and most of the hours of the day ”to meditate, think and write his Essays.
During visits to the Tower and the Castle, the life of this great man is evoked, as well as his work and his philosophy through the different rooms of his Tower. You can also visit the park.
Château de Montaigne is also a vineyard where you can come and taste the wines in the shop.
Different packs to discover the castle in all its forms are also available, with the possibility of on-site catering in groups or individually. To welcome you: COVID health information:
- Physical distancing
- Provision of hydro-alcoholic gel
- Separation of input and output flows
- Limited number of simultaneous visitors
- Contactless credit card payment
- Wearing a mask compulsory for visitors.

Ranking & labels

  • Listed historical sites and monuments
  • Listed historic sites and monuments
  • Illustrious Houses
  • Vineyards and discoveries
  • In the countryside
  • More than 30 minutes by car from Bordeaux
  • In a vineyard
  • Saint-Emilion - Pomerol - Fronsac


  • French
  • English

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  • Aire de pique-nique
  • Coach parking


  • Shop
  • Online Shop
  • Playground
  • Wi-Fi

Activities on site

  • Specific thematic animation
  • Children's workshop


  • Animals accepted: yes
  • Disabled facilities: no
  • Groups accepted
  • Bus parking
  • Minimum group size: 15


From January 01 to December 31
Monday Ouvert de 10h à 18h
Tuesday Ouvert de 10h à 18h
Wednesday Ouvert de 10h à 18h
Thursday Ouvert de 10h à 18h
Friday Ouvert de 10h à 18h
Saturday Ouvert de 10h à 18h
Sunday Ouvert de 10h à 18h


Full price 9€
Child rate 5€
Child rate
Group rate 7€
Reduced price 7€
Large family rate 7€

Prices for the guided tour of the historic Montaigne Tower or the XNUMXth century Château.
For other prices, see the dedicated page on the Château's website:

Payment method

  • Payment cards
  • Bank and postal checks
  • Holiday vouchers
  • cash
  • Bank transfer



  • Free tour
  • Guided tour
  • Average duration of the group visit: 45 min
  • Average duration of the individual visit: 45 min
  • Group reception from 15 person (s).
  • Additional visit: - Provision of support in English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Russian. - Access to the park and tasting of the estate's wines included in the entry ticket.

Visit languages

  • French
  • English


Villa gallo-romaine de Montcaret

Gallo-Roman villa of Montcaret


Chez Véronique

At Véronique


Aire de stationnement de Mouliets et Villemartin

Mouliets and Villemartin parking area


Pelouse plage : baignade en milieu naturel

Lawn beach: swimming in a natural environment


Église Saint-Michel

St. Michael's Church


Canoë Castillonnais

Canoe Castillonnais


Base de sports et loisirs de La Cadie

La Cadie sports and leisure center


Chapelle Sainte-Marguerite

Sainte-Marguerite Chapel


Domaine de Perreau

Perreau domain