d Castanea – Discover the world of sweet chestnut

Castanea - Discover the world of sweet chestnut

Castanea tells in great detail the story of how for centuries, entire generations daily lives revolved around chestnut trees, both for work and for food.
Find out more about this emblematic "bread tree". Castanea is beautiful located in a former convent in medieval town of Joyeuse. The museum shop offers you a wide range of local chestnut delicacys, postcards, books....

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Adult: 5.50 to 6.50 €
Teenager: 4.50 to 5 €
Child: 2.50 to 3 €
Group adults: 3.50 to 6.30 €.

Free entry for children < 6 years.
Group rate available for > 15 people.



  • Toilets
  • Car park
  • Film room
  • Parking
  • Coach parking


  • Guided group tours
  • Shop
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
  • Unguided individual tours

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