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Towering above the mountain stream, this castle built by Gaston Fébus in the 14C was transformed into a Renaissance palace by Marguerite d'Angoulême and took on its current appearance during the 19C, in the time of Louis-Philippe and Napoléon III. The apartments consist of a series of richly decorated rooms with beautiful tapestries. The tortoise shell said to have been used as Henry IV's crib is displayed in the room where he was born; portraits are in the dressing room. The apartment of Empress Eugénie has been restored to its Second-Empire splendour.

Useful Information

  • Address : r. du Château F - 64000 Pau64000Pau
  • Phone : 05 59 82 38 02
  • E-mail : alain.gouaillardou@culture.gouv.fr
  • Website :
  • Prices : 6 € (-26 years old free of charge)

Opening hours :

  • mid Jun-mid Sep: 9.30am-12.15pm, 1.30pm-5.45pm; rest of year: 9.30am-11.45am, 2pm-5pm

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Pau Castle

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2/5

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    everyone can go everywhere

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    • Language: fra
    • Position : As a couple

    Pros

    l'intérieur est pas mal , il y a une bonne conservation , il faut toujours monté pas des escaliers qui sont magnifiques .

    Cons

    la visite se fait uniquement par visite guidée et à une certaine heure de la journée

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