The association is searching for any documents or testimonies concerning the history of the castle as well as the life of the inhabitants of the village (photos, post cards, letters…). If you have any of these in your possession, we would be grateful to hear from you by filling out this form.


The association organises training and cultural outings for its volunteers (conferences, visits to cultural heritage sites, etc.)


2016 activities


12th of March : Visit of the Museum Courbet at Ornans with the association "Bouge ton regard" to explore the aids available to adapt cultural visits for the visually disalted.

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Spring : training on local geology and stone cutting with the office of tourism of Langres

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16th of April : Guided visit exploring the Renaissance town of Dijon by the office of tourism of Dijon


15th of October : Visit of the Chateau of Champs-sur-Marne to see the temporary exhibition of costumes of the 18th century

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2015 Activities


7th of March : Conference on Renaissance architecture by Catherine Chédeau, professor of History of Art of the University of Franche-Comté

21st of March : The gardens of the chateau by Marc Lechien, from the Conseil en Architecture, Urbanisme et Environnement of Haute-Marne

23rd of March : Meeting to identify the trees of the gardens of the chateau with a professional from the Office National des Forêts

3rd of October : Visit to the chateau of Bussy-Rabutin

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10th of October : Visit to the castle of Guedelon (currently being built) and workshop on the sculpture of stone

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New edition in 2015


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Places of sale

The book is on sale at the office of the association all year (telephone before coming to be sure that someone is available), and in our shop when the chateau is open.

You can also buy copies :

At Langres :

  • Tourist information office
  • Museum of Art and History
  • E. Leclerc at Saints-Geosmes

At Bourbonne-les-Bains :

  • Tourist information office
  • Newsagents

At Chaumont :

  • Unité Départementale d'Architecture et du Patrimoine
  • Newsagents

Other places :

  • Tourist information office at Fayl-Billot
  • Newsagents at Chalindrey

Please fill out the form by completing all of the required fields (*). We will contact you as soon as possible.


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Phone number of the Association Renaissance du Château du Pailly

+0033 (0)6 03 84 45 12



Château du Pailly : 1 rue du Breuil de Saint-Germain - 52600 Le Pailly

Association Renaissance du Château du Pailly : 5 rue de la Nouette - 52600 Le Pailly


Please click on the red icon for directions


Craft Market

Sunday 21st of May

In partnership with the Committee des Fetes of Le Pailly

Free entrance

Guided visits of the château - 11h, 14h30, 16h - 5 euros

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Garden visits

From the 3th to the 5th of June from 14h00 to 18h00

Visits of the garden only

Guided visits

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Well-being workshop. Introduction to Tai-chi and Qi-qong

From the 20th of June to the 26th of September

Tuesdays at 18h30

2 euros per session


Nomade en Pays de Langres

From 15th to 21st July (except monday) : 14h15-18h


Exhibition of photographs of Nathalie Malric.

Performance "Nomade" Saturday 15th July at 21h

Performed by the company Préface, the Association Peut-être and the Association Le Promontoire

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International volunteers

From the 31st of July to the 20th of August

International volunteers will rebuild a part of the wall of the gardens.

Cultural exchanges with the volunteers

Organised by "Etudes et chantiers".

More information about international volunteers.


Equestrian Festival

Saturday 5th of August : 10h-22h

Sunday 6th of August : 10h-19h

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16th century tournament

Demonstrations and equestrian shows

Arts and crafts

Horse riding, introduction to pony riding, visits of the grounds in an open topped carriage


European days of Patrimony

16th and 17th September

Guided visits of the chateau and of the gardens

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Photographs : Tourist Office of the Pays de Langres


Touristic sites near Le Pailly in Haute-Marne


 In a radius of 10 km

  • The source of the Marne (near Balesmes-sur-Marne)
  • Fort du Cognelot (19th century fort near Chalindrey)
  • Garden of Vergentière (Cohons)
  • Garden of Silière (Cohons)
  • The fortified city of Langres has the largest complete fortified wall still standing in Europe.


In a radius of 20 km

  • The 4 lakes: la Vingeanne, la Liez, la Mouche, Charmes
  • Moulin de Baissey, ancient water mill
  • Chapelle de Presles (5km from Marcilly-en-Bassigny)
  • Abbey of Belmont
  • Maison de la Vannerie in Fayl-Billot (cultural centre promoting wickerwork and basketry techniques)


Beyond 20 km

  • Abbey of Auberive
  • Villa Gallo-romaine of Andilly-en-Bassigny. Roman villa
  • La tufière de Rolampont. Petrifying spring with tufa formations
  • Grands marais de Chézeaux (marsh, natural heritage)
  • Museum of Champlitte (in the departement of Haute-Saône)


For more information:

Tourist Office of the Pays de Langres

Tourist Office "Vannerie Amance", Fayl-Billot