Chateau de Meauce, Practical Info

Chateau de Meauce is a medieval castle on the edge of the Allier in the town of Saincaize-Meauce, in Nievre departement of France. The chateau is where Hedwige of Saxony gave birth to Hugh Capet, who later became the Kings of the Francs and the founder of the House of Capet. The 

Check this interview with the castle owners to get a gist of what it took to restored the rundown castle to its former glory.


Chateau de Meauce

Meauce, Saincaize-Meauce,

58470, France



The castle is open from 1 April to 30 October, but you need to book your trip on
Please check the actual opening hours on the castle's website.

How to get there?

It will take you some 3 hours to get to the castle from Paris and Lyon.

Where to eat?

There are a couple of decent restaurants close to the chateau - you can select the one which suits you the best here.

Where to stay?

And do not forget to check available accommodation if you wish to explore the region and spend a couple of days enjoying the area.