Château de Fénelon is opened from Easter at All Saints.
Last admission one hour before closing time.
April, May, June and September
10:30-12:30/14:30-18:00 – except Tuesdays and Saturdays
10:30-18:30 – except Saturdays
14:00-17:00 – except Tuesdays and Saturdays
05 53 29 81 45
Discover the author of the famous Adventures of Telemachus, and how he went from this castle to a life of glory at the court of Louis the 14th, the Sun King. Too free in spirit and too opposed to the idea of absolute monarchy, he finally incurred the king’s wrath and fell into disfavour. However, he left behind him a considerable wealth of texts which influenced European political and philosophical scene for a long time afterwards.
All the artefacts, etchings, books and documents on show are from the castle’s private archives and collections. In 2018, the Ministry of Culture rewarded this initiative by giving the Chateau de Fenelon its Maisons des Illustres certification label.
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