Château of Valmer – Wines and gardens

Italian style hanging gardens of the Renaissance (fountains, statues, balustrades), kitchen garden, charmille, edible flowers. Extensive XVIIth century park and exceptional troglodytic chapel of 1524. Wine tasting of Vouvray AOC wines produced, aged and bottled at Chateau de Valmer.

Description

Valmer is an enchanting setting dedicated to the delights of gardens and wines.
Italian style hanging gardens of the Renaissance. Eight levels of terrasses overlooking protected landscapes: clipped hornbeam labyrinth, yew hedge castle, florentine fountains, balustrades, statues, moats, box hedges and flower beds. Botany and biodiversity: Kitchen garden, collections of hydrangeas, peonies, pleached fruit trees. An extensive XVIIth century park with columns, belvedere and a young arboretum with interesting species. A rare troglodytic chapel dating from 1524.
Chateau de Valmer proposes gastronomical workshops for a surprising wine and food pairing experience!
The estate is a listed Historical Monument and designated Jardin Remarquable by Ministry of Culture.

Spoken languages

  • French
  • English

Location

Route planning

Certifications / Network

  • Jardin remarquable
  • Accueil vélo
  • Accueil Vélo site de visite et de loisirs
  • Escapades aux jardins
  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre

Comfort / Services

  • Picnic area
  • Parking

Date / Time

From 21/05/2020 to 30/09/2020
  • Wednesday : From 14h00 to 19h00
  • Thursday : From 14h00 to 19h00
  • Friday : From 14h00 to 19h00
  • Saturday : From 14h00 to 19h00
  • Sunday : From 14h00 to 19h00
From 01/10/2020 to 18/12/2020
  • Monday : From 10h00 to 12h00 and From 14h00 to 16h00
  • Tuesday : From 10h00 to 12h00 and From 14h00 to 16h00
  • Wednesday : From 10h00 to 12h00 and From 14h00 to 16h00
  • Thursday : From 10h00 to 12h00 and From 14h00 to 16h00
  • Friday : From 10h00 to 12h00 and From 14h00 to 16h00
From 11/01/2021 to 19/12/2021

Rates

  • Full adult price to 10€
  • Child rate to 7€
  • Discount rate to 9€ (10/18 years old, students, unemployed, large families, members of SNHF)

Means of payment

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

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