Opening dates and hours
In 2019, Coupiac castle is open for visits:
from the 21st April to the 5th May inclusive: every day from 14h to 18h.
From the 6th to the 31st May: Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and bank holidays from 14h to 18h.
June: every day except Wednesday from 14h to 18h.
From the 1st July to the 31st August : every day from 10h to 12h 30 and from 13h 30 to 19h.
September: every day except Wednesday from 14h to 18h.
Heritage days: Saturday 21st September from 14h to 18h and Sunday 22th September from 14h to 18h.
From the 1st to the 19th October : Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and bank holidays from 14h to 18h.
From the 20th October to the 3rd November : every day from 14h to 18h.
Tariffs (with or without medieval-themed activities)
Adult : 5 € (March-June; September-November), 6 € (July-August)
Reduced tariff :(child from 12 to 18 years old, student, family with three or more children, unemployed (with proof)): 3 to 4 €
Children from 5 to 11 years old: 2 €
In the daytime: free for children under five years old and for members of the association.
(more than 10 people)
Adults : 4 € with guided visit (March-June; September-November), 5 € (July-August)
Children : 3 € for the guided visit + 2.5 € per workshop about life in the medieval period (groups may choose zero, one or several workshops).
Self-guided tour in French, English, Dutch and Occitan. Text of the visit available in Spanish, German and Italian.
Guided visit in French or English (minimum 10 people, prior booking necessary)
Shop with souvenirs and products relating to the medieval period
Children’s play area
Photos and films permitted
Picnic tables in the courtyard of the castle
Comprehensive tourist information in the reception area
Types of payment accepted: cash, cheques, Chèques Vacances ANCV, carte bleue (July-August only)
Car park within 50 metres of the castle; bus parking area reserved for group visits
A wide range of local shops and a bar-restaurant may be found in the immediate vicinity of the castle
La Route des Seigneurs du Rouergue– association bringing together most of the castles in the Aveyron département that are open to the public
Coupiac Castle is a member of the Club des Sites de l’Aveyron
and of the Club des Sites du Tarn
– The Commune de Coupiac: www.coupiacsudaveyron.fr
– The Syndicat d’Initiatives of the 7 vallons (local tourist office): www.7vallons.com
– The Aveyron département Tourism Committee: www.tourisme-aveyron.com
– The Rempart Midi-Pyrénées association (association that organises work parties in ancient monuments involving unemployed people): www.rempart.com
– The Valrance holiday centre: www.relaisvalrance.com
– The Crédit Agricole Nord Midi-Pyrénées bank: www.ca-nmp.fr