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Visits & Wine tourism

The visits of the Château de Flaugergues take place along a pleasurable path through a beautiful and varied environment. Brigitte and Henri de Colbert have been awarded several national prizes for their work in catering as well as prizes for their quality of reception: Regional Iris Prize of 1990 and National Prizes of 1992 and 1993 for catering, Picket Prize for gardening in 2003. The site has been granted the REMARKABLE GARDEN classification by the Department of Culture.

Organisation of tours

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Different types of tours :

Henri and Brigitte de Colbert still live in the château with their children. They will let you discover their 18th century furniture. You will also find: tapestry from Brussels, paintings, magnificent porcelain, libraries, archives etc. The French-style gardens, the English-style park, and the olive-tree paths, will reveal their secrets hidden within the 5 hectares. They are a model of space layout and contain a vast variety of plants from many countries. You can also see the vineyard during the tour.
A stop by the cellar to taste the wines of the vineyard is, of course, also included in the visit. New offer: tours in the new winery

Organization of visits :

  • The tours inside the château are always accompanied. The tours in the gardens and park are either accompanied or unaccompanied.
  • The average duration of a visit is 1h30, which can be adjusted according to your needs.
  • A little detour to the cellar allows you to taste the wines of Flaugergues and discover other local products.
  • The Colbert family takes the quality of the welcome and your pleasure very seriously.
  • A specific welcome is provided for those who are visually impaired. For people with reduced mobility, a path is partially laid out, especially for the outside.

Means of payment : Cash, cheques, credit cards or traveller’s cheques. Our visits can be offered as a gift.

For more information check out our blog : www.flaugergues.com/blog Contact : caveau@flaugergues.com

Individuals

See our opening hours below in this page.

Visit of the gardens (unaccompanied): "Strolling in the gardens"

  • Discovery of the gardens and the park, classified as Historic Monuments and labeled as "Jardin remarquable".
  • This unaccompanied tour also includes :
    • A wine tasting session
    • Tickets for the gardens (valid for 6 months)

Full price : 7 €. Single price for a duration of 30 minutes to 4 hours.
Reduced price : 4 €. Students, job seekers on presentation of proof, and large groups.
Free for children under 12 accompanied by an adult (excluding school groups).
Audio-guide : 2 € (for 2 people) or brochures available in several languages

Accompanied tour by a guide in the interior of the château and / or the gardens : "A glimpse of the château"

  • Accompanied by our guide to visit the interior of the château, the park and the gardens.
  • Duration: 1h to 1h30 on one or more themes depending on the visitors’ choice
  • This tour also includes :
    • A wine tasting session
    • Tickets for the gardens (valid for 6 months)

Full price : 10 €. Unique price for a duration of 30 minutes up to 4 hours.
Reduced price : 7 €. Students, job seekers on presentation of proof and large groups
Free for children under 12 accompanied by an adult (excluding school groups). Quiz games will also be provided.
Audio-guide : 2 € (for 2 people) or brochures available in several languages

Tour package for two : half-day at the château (visits & lunch)

The package includes :

  • Guided tour of the château
  • Stroll through the park and gardens with an audio guide
  • Lunch for 2 in the château’s restaurant Folia (starter / main course / dessert + 2 glasses of wine and coffee)
  • A wine tasting session
  • Tickets for the gardens (valid for 6 months)

Price : 88 € for two people on reservation. Possibility of offering the package as a gift voucher.

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Groups

Reservations are available all year round : visite@flaugergues.com

Languages spoken : French, English, German, Russian, Polish and Chinese.

Group packages ideal for wine enthusiasts and history lovers (a group with a minimum of 15 persons)

1) "Heritage & Wine"

  • Duration: 1H30 to 2H30
  • Guided tour in the château, stroll through the park and gardens
  • A wine tasting session (3 wines), accompanied by artisanal delicacy (fougasse)

Price : 13 € per person (from 1 to 15 people, the group price is 195 euros).
Reservations : visite@flaugergues.com Contact us

2) "Discover the château in depth"

  • Duration: minimum 4 hours
  • Guided tour in the château, stroll through the park and gardens
  • A wine tasting session (3 wines), accompanied by artisanal delicacy (fougasse)
  • Lunch in the château’s restaurant Folia (starter / main course / dessert + wine and coffee)

Price: 41 euros per person (group with a minimum of 15 persons) Reservations : visite@flaugergues.com Contact us

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The packages can be adapted according to the expectations of our visitors, especially for groups.

Every visitor will find a bit of him/herself at Château de Flaugergues: an object, a book, a plant, a piece of history, etc. The château is a strong testimony to the Languedoc culture, and it is open to everybody no matter where they come from.

Numerous possible themes :

Painting, sculpture, furniture, decoration, relations with United States, painting, architecture, gardens, botanical gardens, archives over 800 years, history (Enlightenment, Napoleon, First World War, diplomacy, travel etc.)

Chinese groups : Château de Flaugergues has a special connection with China. Pierre de Colbert, count and winegrower, has visited China more than 20 times. He sells his wines in China and participates in several wine fairs.

Group packages ideal for wine lovers (a group with a minimum of 10 persons)

1) "Wines & Vines"

  • Duration: About 1h
  • Accompanied visit in the vineyards and the new winery
  • A wine tasting session (3 wines)

Price : 10 € per person (from 1 to 10 people, the group price is 100 €)
Reservations : visite@flaugergues.com Contact us

2) "Flavours of the Vine"

  • Duration: About 1h30
  • Unaccompanied visit in the park and gardens
  • Accompanied visit in the vineyards and the new winery
  • A wine tasting session (3 wines) accompanied by local products

Price :20 € per person (from 1 to 10 people, the group price is 200 €).
Reservations : visite@flaugergues.com Contact us From Tuesday to Friday and Saturday afternoon

3) "VIP Tour"

VIP visit with Pierre de Colbert, winemaker and count. He will be more than happy to share the history of the château and his know-how of wine making.

  • Duration: About 2h30
  • Unaccompanied visit in the park and gardens
  • Accompanied visit in the château, vineyards and the new winery
  • A wine tasting session (5 wines) accompanied by local products

Price :35 € per person (from 1 to 10 people, the group price is 350 €)
Reservations : visite@flaugergues.com Contact us From Tuesday to Friday and Saturday afternoon

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For all group tours, gift packages (wines of the château, and local products) can be prepared in advanced.

All of these tours are also available for our clients in seminars and conferences.

Schools and Recreation Centers

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Discover Flaugergues with your students!
Whether it's an end-of-year trip, a day of discovery or school break, we will be delighted to welcome you in this sublime historical monument of the eighteenth century.
History, architecture, art, botany, etc. are subjects that we will be pleased to show you and your students.
You can download the teacher files which will help you to prepare your visit.
You can also download student files that can be a teaching tool during the visit.

Information and reservation
Number : +33 (0)4 99 526 637
Email : visite@flaugergues.com

Access to the château

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Formerly in the countryside, the Château de Flaugergues is now at the heart of the park 'club du Millénaire' and encircled by the transport infrastructure serving Montpellier, making access convenient.

Flaugergues is: 3km from the town centre, 7km from the airport, 10km from the sea.
Highway A9, exit 29 'Montpellier-Est' (2km)
'Montpellier Méditerranée' Airport (6 km)
SNCF Train Station Montpellier (4 km)
Bus n°9, in direction of Grammont or Odyseum; Stop “Evariste Gallois” (600m)
Tramway, stop at ”Place de France” (1,3km)

CHÂTEAU DE FLAUGERGUES
1744, avenue Albert Einstein
34000 Montpellier - FRANCE
Tel . (33) 4 99 52 66 37
Fax . (33) 4 99 52 66 44
E-mail : visiter@flaugergues.com

Opening hours

Individual visitors:


June, July and September :
  • Tasting cellar and gardens :
    • Monday-Friday: 9:30-19:00
    • Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 13:00–19:00
  • Guided tour of the castle :
    • Tuesday-Sunday (public holidays included): 13:00-19:00
August and October-May :
  • Tasting cellar and gardens :
    • Monday-Friday : 9:30-18:00
    • Saturday : 14:00–18:00
    • (Closed on public holidays)
  • The interior of the castle is not available for visiting during these periods (except for groups booking in advance).

Group visitors : at least 15 persons

From Tuesday to Sunday all year round: 9:30-18:00 (closed in August)
Guided group tour of the castle, gardens and/or wine cellar. Booking in advance required.

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Contact-us

Tél : +33 (0)4 99 526 637

Flaugergues Château

1744, Albert Einstein Avenue

34000 Montpellier - FRANCE

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