The Battle of Castillon outdoor night show is at the junction of the Bordeaux and Périgord regions... South of the A89 highway (Lyon-Bordeaux), 2.5 miles (4 km) away from the road which goes from Libourne to Bergerac and passes at the bottom edge of Saint-Émilion, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and two steps away from the Tour de Montaigne.
Locality : La Brande
33 350 Belvès-de-Castillon
GPS Coordinates : 44.873685, –0.024432
12.5 miles away from the Bordeaux-Lyon highway
28 miles away from the Bordeaux beltway
34 miles away from the TGV train station
40.5 miles away from the Bordeaux-Mérignac airport
On 7 hectares of the Castegens Castle scenic area, within cannon range of the original battleground, 600 volunteers, including nearly 50 cavalrymen, take part in this large-scale historical re-enactment. Beyond the feats of arms, these intense 90 minutes of outdoor night show, waterfalls and pyrotechnic effects bring us back into the life in the Middle Ages, between farms and inns, women at the well, grape harvest scenes, acrobats, tooth pullers and street vendors.
All around the battle site, an exceptional region to discover: Castillon, Saint-Émilion, Montaigne and its castle, Bordeaux, the Dordogne...
Aliénor’s Village opens at 6.30 pm: tastings with winemakers, medieval craftsmen, entertainments, games and conferences...
From July 20 to August 26, 15 outdoor nighttime shows! Dining, fast food or picnicking : book online, by phone, or at the Battle of Castillon office...
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