Le château d’Ô

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Classified as historical monument the Ô Castle is a madness of the middle of the 18th century, located at avenue des Moulins, northwest of Montpellier, in the Hérault.

Built by Charles Gabriel Le Blanc and wanted by Jean-Emmanuel de Guignard in 1743, viscount of Saint-Priest, quartermaster of the king. The facade has a noble floor on the ground floor. Under the roof of hollow tiles, the pediment of the fore-body shows a second level pierced with oculus in the southern manner.

The garden was designed by Jean Antoine Giral. In 1762, Monsieur de Saint-Priest ordered large-scale hydraulic works to provide the park with basins, fountains and an important basin suitable for nautical festivals. The estate was acquired in 1906 by the General Council of the Hérault. The carefully restored castle and the park, also restored, now a theater with 230 seats, an amphitheater of 1800 and a theater of 600 seats.

The estate is open from Tuesday to Sunday to the public.

Contacts & Details

Avenue des Moulins 34000 Montpellier

Monday:

09:00 – 12:30

13:30 – 17:00

Tuesday:

09:00 – 12:30

14:30 – 17:00

Wednesday:

09:00 – 12:30

14:30 – 17:00

Thursday:

09:00 – 12:30

14:30 – 17:00

Friday:

09:00 – 12:30

14:30 – 17:00