The castle is open
 24 May 2024 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Last entry at 6:00 PM


Travel in time

Come and discover the life of Lord Guillaume

Perched on its basaltic promontory facing the Sancy Massif, the castle of Murol is the testimony of a prosperous seigneurial life. Today, this impressive fortress offers you a journey back in time thanks to its reconstructed living spaces, its guided tours in costume and its knights’ jousts. You will be immersed in 1424, at the court of Guillaume de Murol, the emblematic lord of the place.

Guillaume de Murol

In the heart of Auvergne

The castle of Murol is ideally located in Puy-de-Dôme, in the west of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Close to the Puy de Sancy and with a breathtaking view of its massif, the castle is a must-see site in Auvergne.

A lively castle

Open to visitors all year round, the castle of Murol offers a rich and varied programme of events at different times of the year.

On the steps of Guillaume de Murol

An exceptional testimony of the life of a lord of the Auvergne in the 15th century, the account book of Guillaume de Murol has been perfectly preserved for 600 years. Thanks to him we know with precision the daily life of this fortress and its inhabitants.
Château de Murol Massif du SancyExceptional panorama
on the massif of Sancy and its plain
Château de Murol I animationsReconstruction of the interior
of the castle in the 15th century
Château de Murol I Auvergne Puy de Dôme Massif du SancyChâteau de MurolGuided tours in costume
by the characters
of Guillaume's court
Château de Murol I animationsEquestrian
jousting shows
of medieval crafts
Château de MurolMedieval Military Service
to Teach Children
to Become Little Knights
Ciné-Château de Murol