Historic site and monument
in Vergezac

Château du Thiolent et son parc 

Magnificent place of history listed in the Inventory of Historic Monuments of Haute-Loire. Private guided tour “The castle and its park” by the owner, by appointment only, max. 10 people. simultaneously.
In the XNUMXth century, the seigniorial house was fortified for defensive purposes to deal with the looters who raged in the Velay during the Hundred Years War.
In the 17th and 18th centuries, successive owners attached to this place and the beauty of the landscapes decided to transform the residence. The defensive house is transformed into a habitable and welcoming residence in the spirit of the times. Expansion of the whole, opening of windows, creation of lounges, and spacious rooms for entertaining.
A plot of 5 ha is delimited all around the castle to create a park worthy of the residence.
The Thiolent park, "green island in the middle of the fields", is in harmony with its castle and the surrounding countryside; there reigns a spirit of rigor, simplicity, beauty and hard work, without ostentation. It illustrates the family and hard-working life in the countryside, at the foot of the Devès foothills.
Today the Thiolent is a living residence, inhabited all year round by a family of farmers who directly operate their estate.

Only by reservation:

Private visit (limited to 10 people) by appointment: “The castle and its park”. 8€/person.
Tips and Suggestions

Guided tour of the castle lounges and park

We speak French


  • Historical patrimony


Average duration of the individual visit: 60 min.
Average duration of the group visit: 60 min.
Minimum group size: 8 people
Minimum group size: 30 people

Individual visit services

  • Guided individual tours on request

Group visit services

  • Guided group tours on request


Opening hours from May 15 to October 15, 2024
MondayOpen from 10:30 a.m. to 17:30 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 10:30 a.m. to 17:30 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 10:30 a.m. to 17:30 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 10:30 a.m. to 17:30 p.m.
FridayOpen from 10:30 a.m. to 17:30 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 10:30 a.m. to 17:30 p.m.
SundayOpen from 10:30 a.m. to 17:30 p.m.
duration of the guided tour: approx. 1h/1h30


Full price

8 €-
private guided tour by appointment only: 8€/pers
Free for children under: 12 years old

Payment methods

  • Cheque
  • Cash



  • Parking
  • Coach parking
  • Private parking lot
  • Free parking


  • Coach access

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The Thiolent
43320 Vergezac
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