Practical information

Here you'll find all the practical information you need to prepare your visit to Château de Montal.

Les toitures du château de Montal apparaissant au-dessus des cimes

Opening hours

May 2nd to August 31st
10am - 12:30pm and 2pm - 6:30pm

September 1st to April 30
10am - 12:30pm and 2pm - 5:30pm
Closed Tuesdays

Please note: last access to monument 60 minutes before closing time.

Closed on January 1st, May 1st, November 1st and 11, December 25.


The ticket gives you access to the entire monument and its exteriors.


For individuals


Individual rate

9 €

Special rate (partnerships)

7,50 €
  • SNCF : Intercités / TVG Inoui
  • Occ'ygène card

Combined ticket for Château de Montal and Château de Castelnau-Bretenoux

  • Individual ticket
14 €
  • Group rate
12 €


  • Under 18 years old
  • 18-25 years old (European Union nationals and regular non-European residents in France)
  • Disabled person and accompanying adult
  • Jobseekers (on presentation of a certificate less than 6 months old)
  • Valid Education Pass
  • The first Sunday of the month, from November to March

    See details of free admission conditions below.

Visitors eligible for free admission

PDF (491.77 kB)


Group rate

7,50 €
  • From 20 paying adults
  • Any person coming with a tourism professional, with no minimum number of participants

See also detailed conditions for groups on our dedicated page.

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Payment method

  • cash
  • credit cards
  • check
  • Culture check
  • chèques-vacances (ANCV)
  • chèque Lire (only in stores)

Access and transport

Château de Montal

46400, Saint-Jean Lespinasse

From Brive: D38, D8, D720, D803, D20, D30, D673, D241
or A20, D840, D803, D20, D30, D673, D241
From Souillac: D803, D20, D30, D673, D241
From Figeac: D840, D40, D125, D807, D673, D241


Brive station
Souillac station
Figeac station
Bretenoux-Biars station


Free parking is available below the monument. Allow 3 to 5 minutes to walk up to the castle entrance.

Services and visiting conditions

  • Dogs not allowed
  • Strollers not allowed on second floor
  • No flash photography allowed inside the castle
  • For scheduled events, please arrive at the ticket office at least 15 minutes before the event is due to start.


Discover the services and conditions for people with disabilities.

Consult the dedicated page.


To ensure the safety of visitors, the monument applies the preventive measures decided by the government for public administrations.

Find out more

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