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This Castle is owned by the County it is in and they did a real good job in showing how the big guys lived in formeren days. It is funny, not to big, and Fairly easy to visit. Must see when you are in Auvergne
I've probably seen bigger and in better condition chateaus (in appearance it reminds me more of an English castle than a French 'chateau') but nevertheless Chateau de Murol is well worth the visit. It cost only EUR9 and we easily spent a couple of hours...More
Really impressive castle with wonderful views. The knight show is great, especially if you love horses. Lots of other stuff going on but you need to understand French very well, obviously. Free English guide leaflet given on the door.
Went to castle Murol last week during a stayover in Auvergne (2 adults and two children under 10). We had a blast there. The tour guides were very professional and passionate about the history of the castle.... The keep itself is very interesting and has...More
Not only is the castle impressive, and of a different style typical of the area, but the drive there is spectacular. You have to get off onto side roads through the Parc des Vocanes in the Auvergne and it is a breathtaking drive, both for...More
A well presented historical attraction. The walk up from the car park isn't terribly arduous and the signposted walk around the castle is educational and enjoyable. There are some great views over the nearby town of Murol from the battlements. This is well worth a...More
We passed this on the way into our campsite in Jassat and it looked very impressive.
We decided to visit late morning and glad we did as we got to see the live show which although was all in French was very funny and Anglaise...More
Date of experience: August 2016
De Murol C, Responsable relations clients at Chateau de Murol, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016
Thanks for your answer about the Murol's castle. We are glad to see that how much you enjoy animations !
We hope that you'll come soon
L'équipe du château de Murol
This chateau has fantastic views, but beware , there is a STEEP climb to reach it!. Toilets are only available at the bottom of the hill, so if travelling with children you need to be aware of this. The climb is not suitable for a...More
Date of experience: June 2016
De Murol C, Responsable relations publiques at Chateau de Murol, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2016
Thanks for your answer about the Murol's castle. We are glad to see that you enjoy the Murol's Castle.
We hope that you'll come soon in Murol.
Murol's castle team.