Practical information

Do you have any questions about our opening times or location? Wondering how to eat on site or nearby? Here you’ll find all the practical details you need about the Escape Castle. You’ll also find details of how an escape game session works. For any further information, don’t hesitate to call us on +33!

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Château Usson

Session times

for Pons Escape Castle 

Escape Castles offer a captivating experience, where team spirit, reflection and speed are the keys to success. And the best part? It’s available all year round! To help you plan your escape, here are the available session times:

Our 3 escape rooms are available at the following times:

  • 10h30
  • 1h15 pm
  • 3h00 pm
  • 4h45 pm
  • 6h30 pm

Players must arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.

The game masters will be waiting for you at the time indicated on your ticket to welcome you and explain the game. They’ll then escort you to your room, where you’ll have 1 hour to leave.

Don’t worry, the game master has eyes and ears everywhere in the castle, and will guide you if necessary…


Prices for escape game sessions

Escape games are intended for adults, but can also be played by children (minimum age 6) on condition that they are accompanied by at least one adult over 18 per room. Children under 6 in strollers and baby-carriers are not allowed in the rooms.


Book your

escape game session

Make your reservation in just a few clicks on the Booking tab. Choose the room and time that suit you, and proceed to the fully secure online payment. You’ll receive your ticket by e-mail, which you’ll need to present on arrival. It’s that simple!

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Directions to
Château des Énigmes

Escape Castle

To get to the Château d’Usson Escape Castle, head for the Château des Énigmes, in Pons (17).

  • 1 hour from Bordeaux, Angoulême, Niort, La Rochelle, Île-de-Ré and Île d’Oléron.
  • 45 minutes from Royan and 40 minutes from Rochefort.
  • 20 minutes from Saintes, Cognac, and Jonzac.

From Royan: head for Cozes, then Pons. From Saintes: head for Pons, then Cognac (without entering Pons town center).

From Cognac, Jonzac or Angoulême: head for Pons and follow the signs for Le Château des Enigmes (without entering Pons town center).

Arriving on the A10 freeway from Bordeaux, Niort, La Rochelle, Rochefort: exit at junction 36 and follow the signs for Le Château des énigmes.

Once you’ve arrived, you can park in the free parking lot in front of the park entrance.

Adress: Le Chateau des Énigmes, Rue des Egreteaux, 17800 Pons


Eating near

the castle escape games

Finding a place to eat after an escape game session can be the perfect time to debrief the session with your team. There are several good places to eat before or after your session in downtown Pons: brasseries, gourmet restaurants, crêperies and bakeries are all within easy reach of the castle. About 7 minutes by car. The snack bar (open only in July and August) and picnic areas are available to players on presentation of a ticket.

The perfect opportunity to share your thoughts
on the experience lived in a friendly atmosphere!

Sleep in a tree house

in the castle park

To round off your visit to Château d’Usson, choose to spend an unusual night in one of our tree houses in the château grounds!

Sur Un Arbre Perché cabins combine adventure with the comfort of eco-responsible, unusual accommodation.

Whether you’re a couple or a family, discover all our cabins for an unforgettable experience.

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