Heritage to discover, 21 châteaux to visit! Prepare your stay by finding out about each château, one by one, and by accessing directly the pages dedicated to each château.
Chambord was born from the dream of François I, designed not as a permanent residence, but as a hunting lodge.
Clos Lucé is where Leonardo da Vinci spent the last three years of his life...
Built since the end of the 11th century, the Château of Saumur was in turn a fortress, a manor house, a prison...
Seen from the vast lawns of the Romantic-style parkland, the façades of the Château de Brissac are a striking sight.
The Château of Azay-le-Rideau was built during the reign of François I, by Gilles Berthelot, a wealthy financier.
The French National Horse-Riding School of Saumur trains and perfects the horse-riding elit
ome of the most brilliant and outstanding people have stayed in the Château of Chaumont-sur-Loire.
The Château of Sully-sur-Loire, a real medieval fortress, was classed as a historical monument in 1928.
The Château of Langeais presents two exceptional châteaux: the Foulques Nerra tower and the château of Louis XI.
Overlooking the town, the fortress of Chinon was built by the Count of Blois, Thibaut I...
The medieval fortress of Amboise became a royal residence in the reigns of Kings Charles VIII and François I
In 1803, Napoleon acquired the Château of Valençay for his minister of Foreign Affairs, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand.
The royal city of Loches is known for its keep, one of the most imposing in Europe of its time.
The Château represents an exceptional site right in the centre of the town.
he Château of Villandry is the last of the great Renaissance châteaux, placed at the heart of three remarkable terraced gardens.
Fontevraud Abbey is considered as one of the greatest monastic cities in Europe.
The Château of Angers was built by the young Saint-Louis on the border of his kingdom during the 13th century.
Built between the 11th and 19th centuries, the Château de Brézé provides visitors with an opportunity to discover an elegant castle still inhabited to this day, as well as its extraordinary underground fortress!
The Royal Château of Blois evokes the power and life at Court in Renaissance times.
The Domain of Cheverny astonishes visitors by the richness of its decorations and the numerous pieces of marvellous furniture.
Built on the Cher, the Château of Chenonceau is "the Ladies’ Château", Diane de Poitiers, Catherine de’ Medici..
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