Château of Chambord

Chambord is an exceptional work of art. It is emblematic of the French Renaissance across the globe, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its 5440 hectares, the Domaine National de Chambord is the largest walled domain in Europe and is situated less than two hours from Paris.

Description

Chambord, a symbol of French Renaissance throughout Europe and the world. Just 2 hours from Paris, the Loire Valley’s largest château stands within Europe’s largest fenced park. The Domain, surrounded with a 32-km wall, covers 13500 acres. Listed as a historical monument since 1840, it has been also a World Heritage site since 1981. Do not miss : the double-spiral staircase, which may have been inspired by Leonardo da Vinci, the viewpoint from the rooftop, the sculpted ceilings on 2nd floor, the collections (over 4500 paintings, tapestries, furniture and works of art), the music festival in July, the exhibitions, the horse show, the roar of the stags or the local wildlife.

Spoken languages

  • French
  • English

Location

Route planning

Certifications / Network

  • La Loire à Vélo
  • Qualité Tourisme
  • 500 ans RenaissanceS
  • Accueil vélo
  • Accueil Vélo site de visite et de loisirs
  • Ambassadeur Val de Loire
  • Démarche d'excellence grands sites
  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre

Comfort / Services

  • Picnic area
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Film projection room
  • Fully equipped meeting room
  • Wifi

Date / Time

From 05/06/2020 to 25/10/2020
  • Monday : From 09h00 to 18h00
  • Tuesday : From 09h00 to 18h00
  • Wednesday : From 09h00 to 18h00
  • Thursday : From 09h00 to 18h00
  • Friday : From 09h00 to 18h00
  • Saturday : From 09h00 to 18h00
  • Sunday : From 09h00 to 18h00
From 26/10/2020 to 31/12/2020
  • Monday : From 09h00 to 17h00
  • Tuesday : From 09h00 to 17h00
  • Wednesday : From 09h00 to 17h00
  • Thursday : From 09h00 to 17h00
  • Friday : From 09h00 to 17h00
  • Saturday : From 09h00 to 17h00
  • Sunday : From 09h00 to 17h00

Rates

  • Full adult price from 14.5€ à 30€
  • Discount rate to 12€
  • Annual subscription pass to 40€
  • Group rate to 12€
  • Guided tour extra charge to 140€
  • Other rates from 6.5€ à 17€
  • Other rates to 5€
  • Other rates from 3€ à 5€
  • Other rates from 5€ à 7€
  • Other rates to 11€

Means of payment

  • Carte bleue
  • JCB card
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash
  • Eurocard - Mastercard
  • Money transfer
  • Visa

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