Commarque workshops

Workshops for the general public

5 workshops run by professionals are included in the ticket the school holidays and statutory holidays:

  • Archery (Saturday and Sunday 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm)
  • Trace Pariétal (Monday and Friday 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm)
  • Medieval geometry (Thrusday 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm)
  • Sculpture on stone (Tuesday 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm)
  • Medieval Calligraphy (Wesneday 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm)

And Summer Holidays :

Between 3pm to 6 pm.

Visitor drop in for a short stay during the 3-hour window. A workshop longs approx 30-40 min.


Outside this period, the workshop Trace Pariétal, Géométrie Médiévale, Sculpture sur pierre can be reserved for the following conditions. Please contact us.

Workshop fees: on request


Archery workshop


This workshop offers an activity for all with an initiation to the archery on beautiful targets of straw arranged on wooden supports.
Physical exertion is never very intense but concentration is required.
The workshop takes place at the foot of the castle, in the valley, like the knights of the time

Tracé pariétal


Frédéric Mathieu, a painter and drawing teacher at the Charpentier Academy and the Grande Chaumière in Paris, will guide your hand by giving free rein to your imagination.
You will be able to feel the prehistoric bestiary inscribed in the contours and reliefs starting from the walls of the site on different paper supports

Medieval geometry


Pythagore workshop : It is a question of apprehending the measures of the Middle Ages using the 13-knotted rope and the compass to trace the architectural element of the castle (geminated windows, vaults, arches, etc …).
This workshop is moderated by the former head of Guédelon’s team of guides, a graduate of archeology

Sculpture on stone


We will learn the basics of stone cutting by carving a pattern of his choice among the sculpted elements present on the site. The participants leave with their work.

Medieval Calligraphy


Discovering, Watching and Practicing … This is what this Medieval Calligraphy workshop offers. First, retracing his story and his evolution, then discovering the writing Oncial and Caroline, and finally initiating himself to the Textura. One of the Gothic forms of writing. Workshop for all ages. Materials provided.

School and Group Workshops


(On reservation April, May, June, September, October, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 3 pm – 6 pm)

  • Workshop Stone sculpture
  • Workshop Pythagore
  • Workshop Tracé Pariétal

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