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Châteaux of Auvergne

This is the list of Châteaux in Auvergne its in south central France. It comprises the 4 department of Allier, Puy de Dome, Cantal and Haute Loire.

We have listed 466 Chateaux in the Auvergne region (including ruins and "lost" Châteaux), of which 100 have their own dedicated page. If you know of any Châteaux in Auvergne that are not in our list, please let us know!

Châteaux of Allier

Name BuiltConditionLocationNotes / more info
Château d'Ancinet15th centuryDoyetPrivately owned.
Château des Aix14th-18th centuryMeillardPrivately owned.
Château d'Arçon17th centuryVicqPrivately owned.
Château d'Artangues17th centuryChareil-CintratPrivately owned.
Château d'Avrilly15th, 17th, 18th, 19th centuryRestoredTrévolOwned by a Private company.
Château de l'Augère19th-20th centuryAgongesPrivately owned.
Château de Beaulon19th centuryBeaulonPrivately owned.
Château de la Beaume18th-19th centuryVeurdre (Le)Privately owned.
Château de Beaumont18th centuryAgongesPrivately owned.
Château de Banassat15th-16th centuryChirat-l'EglisePrivately owned.
Château de Beauregard18th centuryVeurdre (Le)Privately owned.
Château de Beauvoir15th centuryEchassièresPrivately owned.
Château de Beauvoir (Saint-Pourçain-sur-Besbre)15th-20th centurySaint-Pourçain-sur-BesbrePrivately owned.
Château de Beauverger15th centurySaulzetPrivately owned.
Château de Bellenaves14th-18th centuryBeaulonPrivately owned.
Château du Beyzat12th-15th centuryBellenavesPrivately owned.
Château de Bien-Assis 15th century restored Montluçon It was in 1970 that the friends of Montluçon buy Bien-Assis Castle in order to save it from demolition back 1970. It is now open for Exhibitions.
Château de Billy Partially Ruine Billy Today, the castle still belongs to the municipality. The partially ruined castle investigated a classification as a historical monument since May 17, 1921. The outer wall is, for its part, registered since December 9, 1929.
Château de Bisseret15th-19th centuryLavault-Sainte-AnnePrivately owned.
Château de Blanzat15th-19th centuryChareil-CintratPrivately owned.
Château de Bourbon-l'Archambault 10th century Ruine Bourbon l'Archambault Classified historic monument in 1862. The tower Who Grumbling that was classified as a historical monument by decree of June 14, 1961.
Château de Bord-Peschin15th-16th centuryDoyetPrivately owned.
Château des ducs de Bourbon 1250 In good condition Montlucon The chateau houses a museum dedicated to popular music and instruments, a total of more than 800 instruments. It is the subject of a registration under the historical monuments since 15 May 1926.
Château de la Boube17th centuryChevagnesPrivately owned.
Château du Bouchat14th-15th centuryLafélinePrivately owned.
Château de Bompré15th-18th centuryBarberierPrivately owned.
Château des Bordes15th centuryCouzonPrivately owned.
Château de Boucherolles16th centuryTrebanPrivately owned.
Château de la Brosse-Raquin13th-15th centuryTortezaisPrivately owned.
Château de Brugheas18th centuryBrugheasPrivately owned.
Château de Busset End of 13th century In good condition Busset Owned by a private person. Open to the public.
Château de Chambon14th, 17th centurySaint-Rémy-en-RollatPrivately owned.
Château de Chambonnet16th centuryDompierre-sur-BesbrePrivately owned.
Château de Charnes16th-19th centuryMarignyPrivately owned.
Château de Châtelperron15th centuryChâtelperronPrivately owned.
Château du Chatelard14th-16th centuryEbreuilPrivately owned.
Château de Chappes 15th century Ferriéres-sur-Sichon It was registered as part monument June 9, 1992. Not open to the public. fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Chappes
Château de la Chaussiére end of 19th century In good condition Vieure Owned by a private person. http://www.monumentum.fr/chateau-chaussiere-pa00093365.html
Château des Chaussins14th-16th centuryIn good conditionAbrestPrivately owned.
Château du Chatelard14th-16th centuryEbreuilPrivately owned.
Château de Chatignoux15th, 17th, 19th centuryMuratPrivately owned.
Château des Chaulets18th, 19th centurySouvignyPrivately owned.
Château de Chavroches13th centuryChavrochesPrivately owned.
Château de Chareil-Cintrat 16th century Chareil-Cintrat After a first registration in 1930, the Chateau investigated a ranking as historical monuments since November 3, 1958. It is now managed by the centre for national monuments.
Château de Chéry16th, 17th, 18th centurySouvignyPrivately owned.
Château des Chevennes17th-19th centuryChapeauPrivately owned.
Château de Chouvigny 17th century Givarlais Dates of protection: Nov. 26, 1990.
Château de Clusors15th-19th centurySaint-MenouxPrivately owned.
Château du Cluzeau18th centuryEstivareillesPrivately owned.
Château de la Condemine Buxieres-les-Mines Private. Joined historical monuments since 1928 fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_la_Condemine
Château de Contresol19th centuryDonjon (Le)Private property.
Château de la Cour-en-Chapeau15th-16th centuryChapeauPrivately owned.
Château de la Crête16th-20th centuryAudesOwned by a Private company.
Château du Creux18th centuryVallon-en-SullyOwned by a Private company.
Château de la Croizette16th centuryUssel-d'AllierPrivately owned.
Château de Douzon14th-18th centuryEtroussatPrivately owned.
Château des Echardons18th centuryAgongesOwned by a Private company.
Château des Echerolles17th-19th centuryFerté-Hauterive (La)Privately owned.
Château des Ecossays15th centuryBresnayOwned by a Private company.
Château de Escurolles15th-19th centuryEscurollesPrivately owned.
Château de l'Épine15th centuryAgongesPrivately owned.
Château de Ferrières16th centuryFerrières-sur-SichonPrivately owned.
Château de Fontariol15th centuryTheil (Le)Privately owned.
Château de Fontnoble18th centuryBiozatPrivately owned.
Château de Fontorte17th centuryMonteignet-sur-l'AndelotPrivately owned.
Château de la Forêt de ViryLiernollesPrivately owned.
Château de la Forêt15th, 19th centuryYgrandeProperty of an association.
Château de Fourchaud 14th-16th century In good condition Besson Privately owned.
Château de Gannat 12th century In good condition Gannat It is now a museum known as Museum Yves Machelon.
Château de Gayette15th-18th centuryMontoldreMunicipal property.
Château des Gouttes17th-19th centuryThionnePrivately owned.
Château de Grand-Champ19th centuryBizeneuilleOwned by a Private company.
Château du Grand Coudray15th-17th centuryChappesPrivately owned.
Château des Granges 15th century Escurolles Owned by a private person. It is the subject of a registration under the Historic Monuments since 8 March 1983 fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_des_Granges
Château de la Grillière19th centuryMonétay-sur-AllierPrivately owned.
Château de la Guerche18th centuryNassignyPrivately owned.
Château des Guichardots 1875 Unknown Saint-Gérard-de-Vaux Private. The building is registered under the historical monuments in 2002 fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_des_Guichardots & http://en.patrimoine-de-france.com/allier/st-gerand-de-vaux/chateau-des-guichardots-3.php
Château d'Hauterive18th centurySaint-Gérand-de-VauxPrivate property.
Château des d'Hérisson 11th Century Ruines Hérisson Currently owned by the town of Hérisson.
Château d'IdogneMiddle AgesMonteignet-sur-l'AndelotPrivately owned.
Château d'Issards15th-19th centuryAutry-IssardsPrivately owned.
Château de Jaligny-sur-Besbre13th-16th centuryJaligny-sur-BesbrePrivately owned.
Château Jaune late 15th century it was demolished in 1965 Montlucon The new owners did demolish the same time as the neighboring houses they owned and residence was built here. fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_jaune
Château de Jenzat13th- 18th centuryJenzatPrivately owned.
Château de Joulet17th centuryYzeurePrivately owned.
Château de Lafont19th centuryBroût-VernetOwned by a Private company.
Château de Lally 18th century Montet fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Laly
Château de la Lande 14th century Unknown Rocles It was subject registration as a historical monument since December 3, 2001 fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_la_Lande_(Rocles)
Château de Langlard15th centuryMazerierPrivately owned.
Château de La Salle13th centuryMeillersPrivately owned.
Château de Lécluse19th centuryNeuilly-le-RéalPrivately owned.
Château du Lonzat18th-19th centuryJaligny-sur-BesbrePrivately owned.
Château de Lurcy-Lévis17th centuryLurcy-LévisPrivately owned.
Château du Mas15th centuryTeillet-ArgentyPrivately owned.
Château du Méage15th-16th centuryRongèresPrivately owned.
Château des Millets15th-18th centurySaint-Didier-en-DonjonPrivately owned.
Château de Mirebeau17th, 19th centuryTrévolPrivately owned.
Château de Montibillon 18th century Unknown Saint-Sornin fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Montbillon
Château de Montgilbert 13th century Ruines Ferriéres-sur-Sichon Private. It was listed historical monument October 11, 1930.
Château de Montaigu-le-Blin14th-15th centuryMontaigu-le-BlinPrivately owned.
Château de Montaiguët-en-Forez15th centuryMontaiguët-en-ForezPrivately owned.
Château de Montchenin18th centuryToulon-sur-AllierPrivately owned.
Château du Moutier17th-18th centuryBessay-sur-AllierPrivately owned.
Château d'eau Moulins18th centuryMoulinsPrivately owned.
Château de Mortillon15th- 17th centuryCoulangesPrivate property.
Château de MuratMiddle AgesMuratPrivately owned.
Château de Nassigny 14th-19th century In good condition Nassigny Owned by a Private company.
Château de Naves14th-15th centuryNavesPrivately owned.
Château de Neuville12th, 14th centuryVillefranche-d'AllierOwned by a Private company.
Château de Noailly15th centuryMagnetPrivately owned.
Château fort Noyant-d'Allier15th, 18th, 19th centuryNoyant-d'AllierPrivately owned.
Château de Nomazy17th centuryMoulinsPrivately owned.
Château de l'Ours13th-15th centurySainte-ThérenceMunicipal property.
Château de Panessière18th centuryGennetinesPrivately owned.
Château de Panloue17th centuryYzeureMunicipal property.
Château de Paray17th centuryBessay-sur-AllierPrivately owned.
Château de La Palice 12th-13th century restored Lapalisse The castle has been listed as a historic monument list in 1862. It was classified historic monument October 29,1999.
Château du Plaix17th centuryMeaulnePrivately owned.
Château du Plessis15th centuryAutry-IssardsPrivately owned.
Château de Pomay17th centuryBLusignyPrivately owned.
Château de Pouzeux16th centuryYzeurePrivately owned.
Château de Pouzy15th-18th centuryPouzy-MésangyPrivately owned.
Château de Puy-Guillon15th-19th centuryVernussePrivately owned.
Château de Puy-Vozelle19th centuryEspinasse-VozellePrivately owned.
Château de Puyfol15th-17th centuryCindréPrivately owned.
Château de La Pommeraye15th-19th centuryAgongesPrivate property.
Château du Riau 15th century Villeneuve-sur-Allier The building is registered under the historical monuments in 1946 and 1991, and in 1977.
Château de Rilhat15th-17th centuryCognat-LyonnePrivately owned.
Château de Ris15th-16th centuryBessonPrivately owned.
Château de la Roche-Othon17th centuryHérissonPrivately owned.
Château de Rochefort16th-17th centuryBessonPrivately owned.
Château de Rochefort (Saint-Bonnet-de-Rochefort)12th, 15th, 18th, 19th centurySaint-Bonnet-de-RochefortPrivately owned.
Château des Sacrots17th centuryAgongesPrivate property.
Château de la Salle14th, 18th, 19th centuryVieurePrivately owned.
Château de Saint-Augustin18th centuryChâteau-sur-AllierPrivately owned.
Château de Saint-Géran ou du Parc17th centurySaint-Gérand-de-VauxPrivate property.
Château de Saint-hubert 1755-1758 rebuilt in 19th century Chavenon It is now a Monastery fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Saint-Hubert_(Chavenon)
Château de Saint-Pont17th-18th centurySaint-PontPrivately owned.
Château de Salbrune15th centuryBeaune-d'AllierPrivately owned.
Château de Salles16th centurySaint-Germain-de-SallesPrivately owned.
Château de Saligny14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 19th centurySaligny-sur-RoudonPrivately owned.
Château de Segange15th-16th centuryAvermesPrivately owned.
Château de la Souche 15th century In good condition Doyet Privately owned.
Château de Souys17th centurySaint-MenouxPrivately owned.
Château de Thoury 15th century In good condition Saint-Pourçain-sur-Besbre Owned by a private person but opened for visit. It is registered historic monument 13 February 1928.
Donjon de la Toque 12th century In good condition Huriel today houses a museum that contains, on the one hand, the history of the Lords of Huriel. It is subject to a classification in respect of Historic Monuments since December 28, 1886.
Château de Veauce 11th century Veauce It is the subject of a classification as historical monuments since 30 August 1985.
Château de Verneuil-en-Bourbonnais14th centuryVerneuil-en-BourbonnaisPrivately owned.
Château du Vieux-Bost15th-18th centuryBessonPrivately owned.
Château du Vieux Chambord14th, 16th, 19th centuryTreteauPrivately owned.
Château du Vieux-Melay17th- 18th centuryNeuvyPrivately owned.
Château de Vignoux17th-18th centuryDomératPrivately owned.
Château de la Viveyre15th, 17th, 18th centurySouvignyPrivately owned.
Château du Vousset16th centuryVerneuil-en-BourbonnaisPrivately owned.
Domaine de Balaine19th centuryVilleneuve-sur-AllierPrivately owned.
Domaine de Chaugy17th-19th centuryBessay-sur-AllierPrivate property.
Palais des ducs de Bourbon14th-15th centuryMoulinsProperty of the department.

Châteaux of Haute-Loire

Name BuiltConditionLocationNotes / more info
Château d'Adiac15th-18th centuryBeaulieuPrivately owned.
Château d'Agrain13th, 15th centuryOuidesPrivately owned.
Château de Allègre 14th-15th century In good condition Allègre Municipal property.
Château de Arlempdes12th, 13th, 15th centuryArlempdesProperty of an association.
Château d'Artias12th centuryRetournacMunicipal property.
Château d'Aurec15th-16th centuryAurec-sur-LoireMunicipal property.
Château d'Auzon 14th century only remains of the old chateau Auzon This is a private property. Joined historical monument (1989).
Château Beaufort 13th century ruins Goudet It is a private property and not opened to public.
Château de la Beaume17th- 18th centuryAlleyrasPrivate property.
Château du Besset 13th century Unknown Tence Chateau Besset was listed historic monument on 30 September 1991 fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_du_Besset
Château de la Bilherie18th centuryGrèzesPrivately owned.
Château de Bonneville14th, 16th, 17th, 18th centurySaint-Pierre-EynacPrivately owned.
Château de la Borie15th, 16th centuryChenereillesPrivately owned.
Château du Bos12th, 13th, 17th, 18th centuryBleslePrivately owned.
Château de Bosbomparent14th centurySaint-BeauzirePrivate property.
Château de BouzolsMoyen AgeArsac-en-VelayPrivately owned.
Château de Carry12th, 15th centuryGrazacPrivately owned.
Château de Chabanoles13th, 15th, 18th centuryRetournacPrivately owned.
Château de Chabrespine 13th century ruins Grazac The remains are located on a rocky outcrop surrounded by a loop of music stream, a tributary of Lignon . The site is dangerous because of the cliffs bordering on three sides. fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Chabrespine
Château de Chabreuges14th, 15th, 19th centurySaint-Laurent-ChabreugesPrivately owned.
Château de Chalencon between 1021- 1047 remains Saint-André-de-Chalencon It is listed in the inventory of historical monuments since 1913.
Château du Chambon15th, 19th centuryCerzatPrivately owned.
Château de Champ15th, 16th, 17th, 18th centurySaint-HostienPrivately owned.
Château fort de Chassignolles13th, 16th centuryChassignollesPrivately owned.
Château de Chavaniac 14th century In good condition Chavaniac-Lafayette The Chateau houses the Museum of the general, statesman and humanist Lafayette. It is subject to registration as a historic monument since 12 August 1989.
Château du Cheylon recovered at the end of 14th century Unknown Polignac Open to the public and its for free. fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_du_Cheylon
Château fort de la Clauze14th centuryGrèzesPrivately owned.
Château de Cluzel17th centuryMazeyrat-d'AllierPrivately owned.
Château de Courbière13th, 15th, 18th centuryCéaux-d'AllègrePrivately owned.
Château de Domeyrat 12th-15th century Domeyrat It is classified as a historical monument. It is owned by the General council of Haute-Loire.
Château fort d'Esplantas13th, 16th, 18th centuryEsplantasPrivate property.
Château de l'Espinasse14th, 15th centurySaint-BeauzirePrivately owned.
Château et sa chapelle11th, 12th, 14th, 16th centurySaint-IlpizePrivately owned.
Château des Évêques-du-Puy 14th century Restored Monistrol-sur-Loire Listed as a Historical monument (1935).
Château de Flaghac11th, 15th, 20th centurySaint-Georges-d'AuracPrivately owned.
Château de Folgoux14th centuryMalvièresPrivately owned.
Château de Gendriac13th, 16th, 17th, 18th centuryCoubonPrivately owned.
Château de la Grangeasse18th centuryAurec-sur-LoirePrivately owned.
Château de Jonchères11th, 12th, 18th centuryRauretMunicipal property.
Château fort de Joyeuse13th centuryDunièresPrivate property.
Château fort de Lamothe 14th, 17th, 18th century Ruined Lamothe Owned by a Private company.
Château de Lardeyrol 11th century Ruines Saint-Pierre-Eynac fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Lardeyrol
Château de Lavoûte-Polignac14th, 17th, 19th centuryLavoûte-sur-LoirePrivately owned.
Château de Léotoing13th, 14th centuryLéotoingPrivately owned.
Château de Mariac13th centuryLafarreState property.
Château de Martinas18th, 19th centuryMonistrol-sur-LoirePrivate property.
Château du Mazigon17th, 19th centuryPradellesPrivately owned.
Château de Mercoeur13th centuryBlesleProperty of an association.
Château de Mercoeur (Saint-Privat-d'Allier)13th, 18th centurySaint-Privat-d'AllierPrivately owned.
Château de Mirmande Ruines- destroyed in the 15th century Saint-Jean-Lachalm There remains only a section of wall that can be visited freely. fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Mirmande
Château de Mons15th, 16th, 18th, 19th centuryPuy-en-Velay (Le)Privately owned.
Château de Monastier-sur-Gazeille (Le) 14th, 16th, 19th century In good condition Monastier-sur-Gazeille (Le) Municipal property.
Château de Monistrol-sur-Loire14th, 15th, 17th centuryMonistrol-sur-LoireProperty of an association.
Château de Montmoirat17th centuryAutracPrivately owned.
Château d'Ombret16th centurySauguesPrivately owned.
Château de Paulhac12th, 15th, 19th centuryPaulhacPrivately owned.
Château de Poinsac14th, 15th, 16th, 18th centuryCoubonPrivately owned.
Château de Polignac 11th century Ruines Polignac Recovery and restoration of the castle of Polignac has been a commitment by the Council of the Community of agglomeration of Puy-en-Velay at 60 000 per year maximum of 6 years from 2008.
Château de Recours 13th century Ruines Beaulieu At the extreme south of the rock, you can see the foundation of a tower. The tour is free fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Recours
Château de Rochebaron 12th century Ruines Bas-en-Basset A group of volunteers has been working since 1972 to protect and enhance it, and arrange tours. Chateau Rochebaron been a classification as historical monuments since December 1951.
Château de Rochefort Besson The building is registered under the historical monuments in 1928 fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Rochefort_(Besson)
Château de Rochegude Ruine Saint-Privat-d'Allier The latter was included in the inventory of historical monuments ( historical monument ) in 1974 fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Rochegude_(Haute-Loire)#Lieux_et_monuments
Château de la Roche-Lambert16th centurySaint-PaulienPrivately owned.
Château de Saint-Didier-d'Allier14th, 15th centurySaint-Didier-d'AllierPrivately owned.
Château de Saint-Germain-Laprade15th, 17th, 19th centurySaint-Germain-LapradePrivately owned.
Château Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon15th centurySaint-Pal-de-ChalenconPrivate property.
Château de Saint-Romain-Lachalm15th, 18th centurySaint-Romain-LachalmPrivately owned.
Château de Seneuil Ruine Saint-Vincent The castle had two tower, the first north with a tower that there are still some pieces up again wall. The second surrounding buildings and a chapel. Open to the public for free fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Seneuil
Château de Séneujols14th, 15th, 16th, 17th centurySéneujolsPrivate property.
Château de Servières13th, 15th centurySaint-Didier-sur-DoulonPrivately owned.
Château de Siaugues-Sainte-Marie13th, 14th centurySiaugues-Sainte-MariePrivately owned.
Château et son enceinte13th, 14th, 16th centurySaint-VidalPrivately owned.
Château de Soubreys14th, 15th centurySalettesPrivately owned.
Château du Thiollent15th, 17th, 18th centuryVergezacPrivately owned.
Château de Torsiac14th centuryTorsiacPrivately owned.
Château de la Tour-Daniel14th, 16th, 17th centuryCoubonPrivately owned.
Château de la Tour-Maubourg12th, 15th, 16th, 18th, 19th centurySaint-Maurice-de-LignonMunicipal property.
Château de Vachères13th, 15th, 18th centuryPrésaillesPrivately owned.
Château de Valprivas15th, 16th, 18th centuryValprivasPrivately owned.
Château de Vaux14th, 19th centurySaint-Julien-du-PinetPrivately owned.
Château de Ventressac15th-18th centuryChamalières-sur-LoirePrivately owned.
Château de Verchères15th, 16th centuryGrazacProperty of an association.
Château de Vernassal17th, 18th centuryLéotoingPrivately owned.
Château du Villard15th, 16th, 18th, 19th centurySaint-Germain-LapradePrivately owned.
Château de Volhac12th, 16th, 17th, 19th centuryCoubonPrivately owned.

Châteaux of Puy-de-Dôme

Name BuiltConditionLocationNotes / more info
Château d'Allagnat17th, 19th centuryCeyssatOwned by a Private company.
Château d'Aulteribe 15th century Remodeled and restored in second half of 19th century Sermentizon It is the subject of a classification as historical monuments since 30 March 1949.
Château du Bailli15th centuryBesse-et-Saint-AnastaiseMunicipal property.
Château de Barante 17th century rebuilt in 1843 after a fire Dorat Its huge library of 60,000 volumes was one of the richest in France, among the most coveted books include the original edition of The Provincial of Blaise Pascal. As one of the main attractions of the region, the castle has long been open to the public until 1914, but it had to close its doors after multiple burglaries. fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Barante
Château de la Barge13th, 16th, 17th, 18th centuryCourpièreOwned by a Private company.
Château de la Bâtisse14th, 15th, 18th centuryChanonatPrivately owned.
Château de la Bâtisse (Puy-Guillaume)16th centuryPuy-GuillaumePrivately owned.
Château de Beaubois14th, 15th, 18th, 19th centuryLezouxPrivately owned.
Château de Beaurecueil15th, 18th centuryNonetteOwned by a Private company.
Château de Beyssat18th, 19th centuryMaringuesPrivately owned.
Château de Blanzat18th centuryBlanzatPrivately owned.
Château de Blot-le-Rocher 11th, 13th, 15th century Ruins Saint-Rémy-de-Blot Privately owned.
Château de Bonnebaud13th, 14th, 15th, 17th, 18th centurySaint-Pierre-le-ChastelPrivate property.
Château de Bosredon14th, 15th, 18th centuryVolvicMunicipal property.
Château de Beaufranchet 12th century Ruines Saillant a tower of the ruined castle. A farm occupies the main space. It can be seen engraved on an old well in stone, in the central courtyard, the remains of the crest of the family of Beaufranchet.
Château du Bourgnon18th centuryTours-sur-MeymontPrivately owned.
Château du Bouy16th centuryChampétièresPrivately owned.
Château fort du Broc13th, 14th, 17th centuryBroc (Le)Private property.
Château de Bulhon18th centuryBulhonPrivately owned.
Château de Busséol12th centuryBusséolPrivately owned.
Château de Chalus 14th, 15th century Ruined Chalus Owned by a Private company.
Château de Chaméane16th centuryChaméanePrivately owned.
Château des ChampsThiersPrivately owned.
Château de la Chassaigne15th, 18th centuryThiersPrivate property.
Château de Châteaugay14th, 15th, 16th centuryChâteaugayMunicipal property.
Château de Châteldon12th centuryChâteldonPrivately owned.
Château de la Chaux-Montgros16th centurySallèdesPrivately owned.
Château de Chazeron 13th century In good condition Loubeyrat Current owner is Raphael Bruny. Open for tour charge, tourist activities, facility rentals.
Château de Cheix14th, 15th, 17th centuryNeuvillePrivately owned.
Château Cocu 13th century Ruins Auzat-sur-Allier Privately owned.
Château de Coppel13th centurySaint-Julien-de-CoppelPrivately owned.
Château de Cotteuges13th, 15th, 18th, 19th centurySaint-DiéryPrivately owned.
Château de Cordés 15th century Orcival It is classified historic monument November 20, 1933.
Château de Le Crest14th centuryCrest (Le)Municipal property.
Château-Dauphin 12th century Pontgibaud Current owner is Gabriel Germiny. The castle, the garden and the museum are open to visitors.
Château de Davayat17th, 18th, 19th centuryDavayatMunicipal property.
Château de Denone15th, 16th, 17th centuryEffiatPrivately owned.
Château Domaize16th, 17th centuryDomaizePrivately owned.
Château de Echandelys18th, 19th centuryEchandelysPrivately owned.
Château d'Effiat 1627 In good condition Effiat The Effiat castle was classified a historic monument April 16, 1942 and registered in June 1980 and again on 10 March 2004 ranked 6.
Château fort de la Faye14th, 15th, 17th centuryOlmetPrivately owned.
Château féodal10th, 15th centuryMiremontPrivately owned.
Château de Fontanay17th, 18th centurySaint-Georges-sur-AllierPrivately owned.
Château de La Garde12th, 15th, 17th, 19th, 20th centuryBort-l'EtangPrivate property.
Château des Grimardies17th, 18th, 19th centuryAugerollesPrivately owned.
Château d'Hauterive17th, 18th centuryIssoireOwned by a Private company.
Château des Horts14th, 16th centuryThiersPrivately owned.
Château de Joserand15th, 16th, 19th centuryJoserandPrivately owned.
Château du Lac13th, 17th, 18th, 19th centuryMonestier (Le)Privately owned.
Château de Lavaur17th, 18th centuryBroc (Le)Privately owned.
Château de Lavaure18th centuryNeschersPrivately owned.
Château de Liberty18th, 19th centuryCondat-lès-MontboissierPrivately owned.
Château de Letz15th, 16th centuryAugnatPrivately owned.
Château des Martinanches11th, 15th, 16th, 18th centurySaint-Dier-d'AuvergnePrivately owned.
Château de Maulmont16th, 19th centurySaint-Priest-BramefantOwned by a Private company.
Château de Mauzun 13th century Ruins Mauzun Owned by a Private company.
Château de Mezel12th, 13th centuryMezelPrivately owned.
Château de Mirabel17th, 18th centuryRiomOwned by a Private company.
Château de Mons17th, 19th centuryArlancPrivately owned.
Château de Montfleury16th, 18th centuryLapsPrivately owned.
Château de Montaigut-le-Blanc13th, 15th centuryMontaigut-le-BlancPrivately owned.
Château de Montmorin 12th, 13th, 15th, 16th century Ruined Montmorin Privately owned.
Château de Murol 12th Century Ruines Murol Owned by the Municipality of Murol. The castle has been classified historical monument in 1889.
Château de Murol 14th century Ruined Saint-Amant-Tallende Private property.
Château de l'Oradou 17th century Remains Clermont-Ferrand Demolished by the Ministry of Education in 1985 to build the College of Oradou fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_l'Oradou
Château d'Opme14th, 17th centuryRomagnatPrivately owned.
Château de Pagnant18th, 19th centurySaint-André-le-CoqPrivate property.
Château de Parentignat 1707 restored and conserved the castle in 1970s and 1990s Parentignat Owned by the Family Lastic and its a private property.
Château de La Pause17th centuryPessat-VilleneuvePrivately owned.
Château de Périgères17th centuryMonsPrivately owned.
Château de Pionsat14th, 15th, 16th centuryPionsatPrivately owned.
Château de la Poivrière14th, 15th, 19th centurySaint-Sylvestre-PragoulinPrivately owned.
Château de Pont-du-Château17th centuryPont-du-ChâteauMunicipal property.
Château de Puy-Saint-Bonnet14th, 15th, 17th, 18th, 19th centuryCharbonnières-les-VieillesPrivately owned.
Château des Quayres18th centuryLapsPrivately owned.
Château de Rabanesse15th, 17th, 18th centuryClermont-FerrandProperty of a public institution of the State.
Château de Randan 13th Century In good condition Randan Currently owned by the Regioanl Council of Auvergne.
Château de Ravel 1147 Ravel The chateau, the chapel, the terraces with their retaining wall and the small park were classified Historical Monument in May 20, 1958.
Château de la Ribeyre16th, 17th centuryCournon-d'AuvergnePrivately owned.
Château d'eau Riom19th centuryRiomMunicipal property.
Château de La Roche 13th century Chaptuzat The Chateau de la Roche was listed historical monument October 9, 1965 and the oval tower was closed January 25, 1981.
Château fort de la Rochette16th centuryEstandeuilPrivately owned.
Château fort de la Roue14th centurySaint-AnthèmePrivate property.
Château de Saint-Cirgues16th, 18th centurySaint-Cirgues-sur-CouzeMunicipal property.
Château de Saint-Diéry14th, 18th centurySaint-DiéryPrivately owned.
Château de Saint-Floret13th, 14th centurySaint-FloretMunicipal property.
Château de Saint-Genès-l'Enfant17th, 18th centuryMalauzatPrivately owned.
Château de Saint-Gervazy13th centurySaint-GervazyMunicipal property.
Château de église Saint-Jean du Marchidial12th, 13th, 18th centuryChampeixProperty of an association.
Château de Saint-Quintin10th, 12th, 17th centurySaint-Quintin-sur-SiouleOwned by a Private company.
Château de Saint-Saturnin13th, 14th, 15th centuryIn good conditionSaint-SaturninPrivately owned.
Château de Sampigny17th, 18th centuryGerzatPrivately owned.
Château de Sarlièves17th centuryCournon-d'AuvergnePrivately owned.
Château de Saurier16th, 18th centurySaurierMunicipal property.
Château de SauviatMoyen AgeSauviatPrivately owned.
Château de Seymiers16th, 18th centuryFayet-le-ChâteauPrivately owned.
Château de Teilhet14th, 15th centuryMaratPrivately owned.
Château de la Terrasse18th centuryCrevant-LaveinePrivately owned.
Château de Tournoël 11th century Restored Volvic Owned now by Claude and Bernadette Aguttes and its open for tours (with charge) and tourist entertainment.
Château des Tours-Portabéraud17th, 18th centuryMozacPrivately owned.
Château de Travers14th, 17th, 19th centurySaint-SandouxPrivately owned.
Château de Vassel13th, 15th, 17th centuryVasselPrivately owned.
Château du Verger17th, 18th, 20th centuryArtonnePrivately owned.
Château des Vergnes17th, 18th centuryClermont-FerrandMunicipal property.
Manoir de Veygoux 1623-1624 Charbonniéres-les-Varennes Since October 1997 , the mansion Veygoux is the property of the municipality of Charbonniéres-les-Varenne fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manoir_de_Veygoux
Château de Villemont 16th century It is now on a major restoration Vensat The chateau was registered and outbuildings surrounding the courtyard were classified MH May 17, 1974 and then all, including the park was Ranked 19 April 2012.
Château de Villeneuve-Lembron 15th century undertook major restoration work Villeneuve Owned by the state and it is managed by the Centre for National Monuments. Open to the public.
Château de Viverols13th, 16th, 17th centuryViverolsPrivately owned.
Domaine de Varvasse16th, 18th, 19th centuryChanonatPrivately owned.

Châteaux of Cantal

Name BuiltConditionLocationNotes / more info
Château d'Alleuze 14th century Ruines Alleuze Private property but open to visits. It is the subject of a registration under the historical monuments since 9 March 1927.
Château d'Anjony 15th century Tournemire Owned by the Family Pelissier Léotoing Anjony and its a private property but open for visit.
Château d'Anteroches 15th century Unknown Murat It is currently owned by the Anterroches Family and it is a private home.
Château fort d'Apchon12th-15th centuryRuinsApchonPrivate property.
Château d'Aurouze ruines Molompize Owned by the town of Molompize.
Château d'Auzers 16th century Rebuilt Auzers Currently owned by the Douhet Auzers. Private home.
Château de Benoire 13th century Ruines Bredons fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Benoire
Château de Broussette 15th century Reilhac Owned by the Delzons Family and it is a private property.
Château de Bonnac16th century; 17th centuryBonnacPrivately owned.
Château de la Borie15th-17th centurySaint-Vincent-de-SalersPrivately owned.
Château de Branzac 13th century Ruines Pleaux Doomed to extinction, a new owner has undertaken to identify and consolidate its ruins. Not opened for visit.
Château de Caillac 16th century Had some renovations Vézac It is listed historical monument since November 10, 1997 and has a park remarkable.
Château du Cambon14th-18th centurySaint-CerninPrivately owned.
Château de Carbonat 14th century Gradually fell in ruines but it was extensively restored in early 20th century Arpajon-sur-Cére Not opened to the public.
Château de la Cavade17th centuryPolminhacPrivately owned.
Château de Chanterelle15th centurySaint-Vincent-de-SalersPrivately owned.
Château de Carlat 10th century Ruines Carlat Owned by the Prince of Monaco.
Château de Celles 17th century Carlat Current owned by the Garneau Family.
Commanderie de Celles 13th century Celles The Commanderie de Celles been a classification as historical monuments since 24 September 1990.
Château de Chassan 16th century Faverolles Currently owned by the Bosquillon Family of Jenlis and Fontant.Visits from July 6 to August 31: daily. From 1st May to 31 October by appointment.
Tour de Chavagnac 12th century Chavagnac Private property. The castle was registered as historical monuments July 21, 1947.
Château de la Cheyrelle19th-20th centuryDiennePrivately owned.
Château de Claviéres 13th century Ruines Crandelles fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Claviéres-Ayrens
Château de Claviéres 17th century reconstruction in 1857 Polminhac The current owner is the Salvage Clavires Family. Its a house boat now and a private property fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Claviéres_(Polminhac)
Château de Claviéres mid-17th century Remains Velzic Facades and roofs of the castle and its joint are protected by its inclusion in the inventory of historical monuments on 29 December 1978 fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Claviéres_de_Velzic
Château de Combes16th centurySaint-SaturninPrivately owned.
Château de Comblat 15th century Vic-sur-Cere Private Home. It is listed in the inventory of historical monuments since 18 November 2002.
Château de Conros 13th century Arpajon-sur-Cere Owned now by the Mongon Family.
Château de Couffour 12th century Hot-Aigues Currently owned by the municipality of Hot-Aigues. It is now a Hotel and restaurant run by Chef Serge Viera.
Château fort de Couzan15th-19th centuryVebretPrivately owned.
Château de Crérvecœur, 13th century Ruines Saint-Martin-Valmeroux fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Crévecœur_(Auvergne)
Château de Cropières 13th-18th century Ruined Raulhac Privately owned.
Demeure de Dilhac 15th century Monvert Private Property and it is a subject of historical monument.
Château du Doux19th centuryYoletPrivately owned.
Château d'Escorolles15th century; 18th centuryCheyladePrivately owned.
Château d'Entraigues 16th century Boisset Visits in July and August on Thursdays from 14pm to 18pm. Other days by appointment. fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_d'Entraigues
Château d'Estang 16th century Marmanhac This is a private property. The Estang castle was registered as a historic monument on 21 March 2005.
Château d'Estresse 15th century Astaillac This is a private property. It is heritage listed in 1971.
Château de Fabrégues 12th century Aurillac Currently owned by the Bruno Family of Aligny fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Fabrégues
Château de Fargues 14th century Vitrac Open to the public.
Château de Faussanges18th-19th centurySaint-CerninPrivately owned.
Château de Ferluc14th-17th centuryRuinedDrugeacPrivate property.
Château de La Force 14th century Saint-Simon Currently owned by the Bonal Family. Not opened to the Public fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_La_Force_(Saint-Simon)
Château de Frayssinet 14th century Saint-Bonnet-de-Condat Private property fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Frayssinet
Château de La Grillére 14th century Rebuild and well maintained Glénat It is now owned by Mr. and Mrs. Bergon. Its a Hotel/Bed and Breakfast. fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_La_Grillére
Château des Huttes 17th century Remains Polminhac Not opened to the public.
Château du Jarrousset15th century; 17th centuryChapelle-d'Alagnon (La)Privately owned.
Château de Labeau 17th century Saint-Simon Currently owned by the Jalenques-Colinet Family of Labeau. Private Property fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Labeau
Château de Lachau 17th century Carlat Private home fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Lachau
Château de Lalaubie 17th century Saint-Simon Currently owned by the Troussel Family fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Lalaubie
Château de Lamargé 15th century Under construction Fontanges Not open to the public.
Château de Lamartinie 16th century Ytrac Currently owned by the Saint-Vincent Family. Not opened to the public.
Château de Lamothe18th century; 19th centuryCalvinetPrivately owned.
Château de Laroque 13th century Laroquebrou Currently owned by the Municipality of Laroquebrou.
Château de Lescure 15th century Saint-Martin-sous-Vigouroux Current owner is Sophie Couillaud and it a Bed and Breakfast.
Château fort de Leybros14th-15th centurySaint-Bonnet-de-SalersPrivately owned.
Château d'eau du Lioran19th-20th centuryLaveissièreProperty of a public institution of the State.
Château de Longuevergne 15th century Anglards-de-Salers Currently owned by Michel Greget. It is now a Bed and Breakfast.
Château de Longevialle18th centuryLoubaressePrivate property.
Château de Madic 15th century Ruines Madic
Château de Mardogne12th-13th centuryJoursacPrivately owned.
Château (Villa) Marguerite 19th century Neussargues-Moissac It is now belong to the Lorient Family fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_Marguerite
Château de Massebeau15th centuryMuratPrivately owned.
Château de Mazerolles16th-19th centuryIn good conditionSalinsOwned by a Private company.
Château de Mercoeur15th century.AllanchePrivately owned.
Château fort de Merle ou de Chaule13th-15th centurySaint-ConstantPrivately owned.
Château de Messac 13th century In good condition Reilhac Currently owned by the Maitrier Family.
Château de Messac 16th century Laroquebrou It is listed historical monument since July 28, 1972.
Château de Messilhac 12th century Raulhac Currently owned by the Dubois-Rambaud Family. It is possible to visit the castle of the first Messilhac May 31 August 14:30-18:30. Groups by appointment at 04-71-49-55-55.
Château de Miremont 13th century Ruines Chalvignac It is the subject of a registration under the historical monuments since 26 March 1973. Not open to the public.
Château de La Moissétie 13th century In good condition Aurillac Currently owned by Eric Rinaudo and it is now a Bed and breakfast.
Hâtel de Monaco 1490 Vic-sur-Cére The owner allows a virtual tour of the tower with its history and photos of the interior especially with the beautiful spiral staircase built in volcanic breccia.
Château fort de Montbrun15th centuryMéalletPrivately owned.
Château de Montal 12th century Remains Arpajon-sur-Cére Destroyed during the Hundred Years War. fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Montal-lez-Arpajon
Château de Montvallat16th century; First half 17th centuryChaudes-AiguesPrivately owned.
Château de Murat-la-Rabbe15th-18th centuryMonselie (La)Privately owned.
Château fort de Naucase ou Naucaze12th-17th centurySaint-Julien-de-ToursacMunicipal property.
Château d'Olmet 19th century Vic-sur-Cére Currently owned by the Foundation for Disabled, Monique Monteynard. It is also a Museum.
Château d'Oyez 16th century Saint-Simon Owned now by the Pascal Family. It's a private residence and not opened to the public.
Château d'Oze 12th century remains Sénezergues There are only remains of a tower in the site, a few walls and a lookout ober the gorge of the Auze fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_d'Oze
Château de la Pachevie15th-19th centuryRoffiacPrivately owned.
Château de Palmont15th-19th centuryFontangesOwned by a Private company.
Château de Pesteils 15th century Polminhac The castle is open to visitors since 1956. It has a permanent exhibition of twenty wax figures made ??by the Grevin museum in the old museum of Aurillac, referring to the past life of the family Pesteils.
Château de Peyrelade12th centurySaint-SaturninPrivately owned.
Château de Pompignac14th centuryLoubaressePrivately owned.
Château de Ragheaud15th-18th centuryRuinedSaint-CerninPrivately owned.
Château de Rochebrune15th-18th centuryOradourPrivately owned.
Château de Roffiac15th centuryRoffiacMunicipal property.
Château de Rochemaure 1120 Remains Rochemaure Ranked as Historical monument (1924).
Hâtel de La Ronade or Maison de la Ronade 14th century In good condition Salers Today, the building is known as the "House of Ronade" still inhabited by descendnats (Garrigue-Lagane). The visitor can enjoy private dining rooms open to the public at literary and cultural evenings "philosophy café" "Read-dedication", etc ... organized by "Friends of Salers" association created by Jean-Pierre Lagane March 31, 1970.
Château de Ruynes 12th century it was dismantled and some remains of the rampart. Ruynes-en-Margeride The monument is subject to registration as a historic monument since 18 December 1981 fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Ruynes
Château de Saignes12th-19th centurySaignesMunicipal property.
Château de Lasalle15th-16th centuryVic-sur-CèreMunicipal property.
Château de Saint-Chamant 14th century Saint-Chamant Owned now by the Couderc Family of Saint-Chamant fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Saint-Chamant
Château Saint-Étienne 9th century Refurbished in 1997 Aurillac Owned by the Municipality of Aurillac and it is now a Museum of volcanoes: open to the public.
Château de Saint-Pol15th-16th centurySaint-Martin-ValmerouxPrivately owned.
Château de Sedaiges 1461 In good condition Marmanhac Owned now by the Riverieux Family of Varax. Open for visits and its now a Bed and Breakfast place.
Château de Sénezergues13th centurySénezerguesPrivately owned.
Château de Sourniac17th-19th centurySourniacPrivately owned.
Château des Ternes 12th century The Ternes Opened to the public.
Château de Trancis19th-20th centuryYdesOwned by a Private company.
Château de la Trémolière 15th, 18th century In good condition Anglards-de-Salers Municipal property.
Château de Turlande 11th century Remains Paulhenc The site is open to the public for free and offers a remarkable view fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Turlande
Château de Val 13th century In good condition Lanobre Owned by the municipality of Bort-les-Orgues. Open to the public.
Château de Varillettes 16th century Good Condition Saint-Georges It is now a Hotel with 13 rooms, restaurant, reception for weddings, Pool and tennis court. fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_Varillettes
Château de Vic dit Castelvielh 12th century Remains Vic-sur-Cére Open to the public. It in the high part of the town, so you can see the beautiful view of the town and the valley of the Cére Lead.
Château bas de Vic 15th century Vic-sur-Cére Not opened to the public.
Château fort de Vieillevie11th-16th centuryVieilleviePrivately owned.
Château de Veyrières13th-17th centuryRuinedSansac-de-MarmiessePrivately owned.
Château de Viescamp15th-18th centuryIn good conditionLacapelle-ViescampPrivately owned.
Château de La Vigne 14th century In good Condition Ally Owned by the Fayet de la Tour Family and its open to the public and guest.
Château de Vigouroux 12th century Saint-Martin-sous-Vigouroux Private home.
Château de Vixouze 13th century Polminhac Owned now by Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Leonore. Open to the public for free and permanent exhibition of paintings by Leonardo. Rentals for wedding, seminars or meeting.
Château de La Volpilhére 15th century Ruine Saint-Martin-sous-Vigouroux fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_La_Volpilhére
Château de La Voulte 16th century Marmanhac Private property and currently owned by the Frances Family fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_La_Voulte

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