Château d'Aulan
Château d'Aulan
Château d'Aulan
Château d'Aulan
Château d'Aulan
Carte postale Aulan
Historic site and monument

Château d'Aulan

Built on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Toulourenc valley, the Aulan castle whose first traces date back to the twelfth century belonged, among others, to the Mevouillon barons. The castle is the only private residence open to visitors in the Baronnies. You will be able to discover many memories of the Suarez Aulan family, particularly under Napoléon III.

Built on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Toulourenc valley, the Aulan castle whose first traces date back to the twelfth century belonged among others to the Mevouillon barons.
In 1635, Isabeau de L'Espine heiress of the fief of Aulan married François-Marie Suarez and bringed the castle in dowry. Manhandled to the Revolution, the castle has been completely redesigned in a Viollet-Le-Duc style in the second half of the nineteenth century by Marquis Arthur Suarez d'Aulan. This man fell in love for this land and decided to build a house like the height of his passion. Aulan Mayor, general Drôme counsel, MP for the Drôme and equerry of Napoleon III, he was particularly interested in agricultural issues. He introduced Austrian pine to reforest the area. This same love for this place brought his little son the Count Charles Suarez of Aulan to resume his house. Since 1958, the castle of Aulan is the only private Baronnies residence opened to visitors. Accompanied by a guide for 45 minutes, you will discover through living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms a decorated inhabited interior, many objects related to the Second Empire and the family history. Today it is still owned by their descendants, the Suarez of Aulan and a place for family gathering.

1 place du château
26570 Aulan
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Booking

Direct, Feuillas Jerôme
  • 04 75 28 80 00
Opening times

From 01/04 to 31/10/2019, daily.
Closed exceptionally on August 15th.

Prices

Adult: 7.50 €
Child (9-16 years): 2.50 €.

Free entry for children < 9 years, mountain guides, the drivers.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Features
  • Picnic area
  • Toilets
  • Camper van reception area
  • Parking
Services
  • Pets welcome
  • Guided individual tours
  • Guided group tours
  • Tourist brochures
  • Guided tours
Adapted tourism
  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Reserved space 330 cm wide < 20 m from the site
Payment method
  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash