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NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD
NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD
NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD
NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD
NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD
NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD
NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD
NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD
NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD
NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD
NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD
NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD
NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD
NATIONAL DOMAIN OF CHAMBORD

Far from the stress of daily life, the Château of Chambord stands completely surrounded by nature. It is located between the untamed royal river and the wild woodlands, which is home to many boar and deer. Just two hours south of Paris, Chambord opens up to the Loire - a river now on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites for its "living cultural landscape". An essential stage on your journey, Chambord is the largest and most prestigious of the French Renaissance châteaux. Let this majestic stone colossus give you a real feeling for the life style of François I.

ESSENTIALS

Chambord, over the centuries

Ever since the crowning of Louis XII in 1498, the estates of Chambord have brought joy and nobility to its residents. Discover Chambord through its history, construction, installation and acquisition; the Château of Chambord was an object of much desire and greed...

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ESSENTIALS

Chambord, jewel of the Loire Valley

Chambord was born from the dream of King François I who brought back from his battles in Italy numerous artists, such as Leonardo da Vinci. The king enjoyed retiring to the Château of Chambord in order to indulge in his favorite sport of hunting, which was reserved at that time for nobility...

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HIDDEN TREASURE

The forest of Chambord

Whether on foot or by bike, benefit from nature 's calm at Chambord: nearly 2,500 acres of forest open to the public where the animals live in a natural state around the entire estate. Here, you will find specially equipped viewing points for you to observe them.

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HIDDEN TREASURE

Visits of Chambord

The Château of Chambord offers a wide choice of visits for discovering the estate as both self-guided visits and guided tours (for recreation or education). Relive the majestic period of François I and Louis XIV, and be guided by 'Cassandre the Salamander' or 'Brother Thomas,' who will provide you with enigma and mystery that enchants both young and old...

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COUPS DE COEUR

Château of Villesavin – Tour-en-Sologne

This residence belonged to Jean le Breton, a secretary of finance to François I and a superintendent of construction work at Chambord. The Château of Villesavin was built by the architects already at work on Chambord. You will admire the dovecote with a revolving ladder, before moving on to see the collection of costumes and objects evoking the history of marriage since 1840. In the park, children will use games and enigma to search for the identity of the ghost which haunts Villesavin!
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