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17 and 18 September 2022Passed
Conditions
Free. Free entrance.
September 2022
Saturday 17
11:00 - 12:00
Sunday 18
11:00 - 12:00

Château de Nérac

Rue Henri IV, 47600 Nérac
  • Lot-et-Garonne
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Follow our passionate guides and discover the rich history of the Château-musée Henri IV!

A castle, a story: a royal court in Gascony.
17 and 18 September 2022Passed
Conditions
Free. Free entrance.
©Alban Gilbert

Built in the 15th century by the Lords of Albret, a powerful family of the Duchy of Aquitaine, the castle was embellished in the 16th century with a park and garden of Renaissance inspiration.
A veritable royal domain, he received the lessons of Marguerite d'Angoulême, Jeanne d'Albret, Henri de Navarre, future Henri IV, and his wife Marguerite de Valois.
During the visit, discover the history of a royal court, a court with many facets at the same time political and religious, where the nobility deploys its art of living and refinement.

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About the location

Château de Nérac
Rue Henri IV, 47600 Nérac
  • Lot-et-Garonne
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
The castle of Nérac was built between the 15th and 16th century by the lords of Albret. This royal residence is known for having hosted the courts of Marguerite d'Angoulême, Jeanne d'Albret and Henri de Navarre, future Henri IV. The building is of Louis XII style, thus forming a transition between Gothic art and the first Renaissance.
The castle was dismantled during the French Revolution. Only the north wing was preserved. It was classified as a Historical Monument in 1862\. It now houses the Henri IV Castle-Museum.
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Château, hôtel urbain, palais, manoir, Monument historique, Maison des illustres, Musée de France, Lieu de culture, spectacles, sports et loisirs
©Château-musée Henri IV