Le 29/10/2022


In a privileged context, discover the palace of the bishops of Saint-Lizier as you have never seen it!

This year, we are offering 5 visits EXCEPTIONAL throughout the season to discover the bishops' palace in a completely different way!

Discover the program of visits: click here

Single price of €12 per visit - Book for the first 3 visits here: Book!

Saturday April 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

"From brush to scalpel": Discover the mural paintings of Notre-Dame-de-la-Sède Cathedral as you have never seen them before! From their creation 500 years ago to recent restoration-conservation campaigns, you will know everything about how we realizes and preserves such a masterpiece.

Saturday May 28 from 10 a.m. to 30 p.m.

"A setting, messages": Studied for only a few years, these paintings surprise and question the viewer. Yet 500 years ago the message delivered must have been clear! Thanks to this privileged visit, decode the mysteries of this exceptional ensemble and discover the incredible modernity of a decor made five centuries ago.

Saturday June 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

"Follow the guide for a journey through time and space!”: What does the valley of Bethmale remind you of? A cheese ? Raised-toe clogs? A lake with a mystical atmosphere? Thanks to the superb Begouen collection, travel to the Bethmale valley at the beginning of the XNUMXth century, to meet its inhabitants who were both craftsmen and artists. 
Discover a mountain way of life where ingenuity and resourcefulness were essential for survival!

Saturday, September 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

"Consorani in Couserans”: The city of Saint Lizier and the neighboring town of Saint Girons can boast of a history dating back almost 2000 years. From the dominant position of the Palace of the Bishops, let's go back in time and follow the clues left to us by these first inhabitants of Couserans. 

Samedi 29 October from 10:30 to 12:30

"From the palace of the bishops to the universe of the insane”: Through a guided/accompanied tour of the exteriors of the Bishops' Palace, discover the hidden face of the site during a not-so-distant period when the universe of madness evolved within these walls. Daily life, subsistence economy, evolution of care, 150 years of the life of the place are revealed to you!


Exceptional visits to the Bishops' Palace
From Saturday 29 October to Saturday 29 October
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Open
Sunday Closed


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