Château Teyssier de Savy

  • Jardins du château
  • Terrasse du château
  • Bassin du parc du château
  • Tea time au château
  • Chapelle du château
Jardins du châteauTerrasse du châteauBassin du parc du châteauTea time au châteauChapelle du château


A 13th century Dauphine castle, registered on the Supplementary Inventory of Historical Monuments, the Château Teyssier de Savy sits in 7-hectares where the sunlight plays with the shade of century-old lime trees.
An architectural heritage consisting on a group of buildings harmoniously distributed around a courtyard, that creates a picturesque silhouette above the old village of Saint Chef. The fine and inspirational chapel, bathed in the light that filters through the 1869 stained glass, is perfect for meditation. Visits of the park, the architectural ensemble, the inner courtyard, and the chapel, harmoniously distributed around an inner courtyard, are posible on summer.

The architecture is from the 11th to the 17th century.

Burned as an act of revenge in 1403, the Old Castle was restored. Today only remains the 11th century round tower and the Tour du Poulet from the original period.

This castle belonged to the family of Jacques Joffrey, Chevalier Bayard's squire. It has changed and expanded over the centuries. With its rough stone walls, high roofs, various Romanesque towers, Saint-Chef's castle, more commonly known as Château Teyssier de Savy, creates a picturesque silhouette in the old medieval village. It sits in a rural setting of 6.8 hectares where the sunlight plays with the shade of century-old lime trees.
Période(s) d'ouvertureFrom 01/07 to 30/09/2022.
Closed on Tuesday.
Self-guided tour of gardens and chapel only, from July to September, every day except on Tuesday from 10 am to noon and from 1:30 to 5:30pm.
Guided tour (one hour) every saturday at 3pm from July to September.
Closed from October to June.
Open all year round for groups of 10 or more (booking required).
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Historic site and monument
  • categories :
    • Classified or listed (CNMHS)
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Historic patrimony
    • Château
    • Fresco/wall painting
  • Client profile :
    • Groups
    • Client profile
Useful Information
  • Services :
    • 10 people min per group
    • 50 people max per group
  • Entertainment :
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Activity
    • Children's entertainment
    • Handicrafts workshops
    • Shows
  • Durée(s) visite(s) :
    • Average individual visit length (minutes) 50
    • Average group visit length (minutes) 50
  • Individual tour services :
    • Guided individual tours available permanently
    • Guided inividual tours obligatory
  • Interior facilities :
    • Toilets
  • Services :
    • Guided individual tours
    • Guided group tours
  • Group tour services :
    • Guided group tours on request
    • Guided group tours available permanently
    • Guided group tours obligatory
  • Tour language(s) :
    • French
  • Help for client/practical :
    • Tourist brochures
    • Tourist information
  • Documentation language(s) :
    • French
  • Accessibility criteria for people with reduced mobility :
    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance

Good to know

Complément accueilThe tour does not include the interior of the Château.


Free entry for children < 12 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.
  • Payment methods :
    • Cheque
    • Cash
Château Teyssier de Savy
12, impasse des châteaux
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Château Teyssier de Savy
12, impasse des châteaux
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.636637
Longitude : 5.364504
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  • Environnements :
    • In the country
    • Village centre
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