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Château d'Etelan


The Castle, listed in The French National Heritage, was built on the site of a fortress destroyed and was completed in 1494. It was built in a flamboyant Gothic style, it alternates layers of bricks and stones with a magnificient stone staircase. The Chapel remains the "gem" of the Château and is the only place where one can find stained glass windows, wall paintings and statues which characterize the First Norman Renaissance.

In July 1563, the Regent, Catherine de Medicis and the future young King, Charles IX, visited the Château d'Etelan. They had just recaptured Le Havre from the English. It was here that the Regent decided to proclaim the King'S Majority one year early. She had the document proclaiming the King's coming of age drawn up, signed and dealed, and convinced the Parliament of Rouen to register the official act. It is believed that the following people stayed at Etelan : the Kings (Louis XI, François Ist, Henry III and Henri IV) and Voltaire, Gustave Eiffel...

Groups accepted

Label : Fondation du Patrimoine

Open from Easter to All Saint's Day

Open from June 15th to July 14th and from Septembre 1st to September 30th : on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. till 1:0 p.m. and from 3:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. (guided tour each hour)
Open from July 15th to August 31th : on Mondays, Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. and from 3:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. (guided tour each hour)

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Château d'Etelan  

Tél. 1 : 02 35 39 91 27
Tél. 2 : 06 08 87 43 30
Tél. 3 : 06 11 01 12 04
E-mail : etelan@orange.fr 
Site internet : www.chateau-etelan.fr 
Gratuit :   (Enfant de moins de 12 ans)
Tarif de base : à partir de 7 €
Tarif groupe : 5 € (9€ pour la visite théâtralisée. Gratuité pour chauffeur et accompagnateur)

Modes de paiement :
Tarifs mentionnés à titre indicatif sous réserve de modification, se renseigner auprès de nos partenaires.

Accessibilités :
Mobilité réduite

Equipements :
Accès handicapés
Parking autocar

Services :
Animaux acceptés
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