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Château du Rivau
Château du Rivau
Château du Rivau

The medieval fortress reveals an enchanted world where the footsteps of knights and fair ladies and their war horses still echo today. With impressive special effects, the château untangles the threads of history and combines fantasy with reality. From its Gothic interiors to the stables and romantic gardens, an absolutely bewitching experience awaits you at Château du Rivau.

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UNMISSABLE

Fairy-tale gardens

The gardens at Le Rivau give free rein to the imagination, nurtured by the most extraordinary tales and legends. Nature combines with contemporary art to create fourteen fairy-tale scenes telling fabulous stories. Young and old are immersed in a magical daydream.

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HIDDEN TREASURE

The Conservatory of Fragrant Roses

There is something remarkable about the rose collection at Château du Rivau — all of the flowers have been specially selected for the quality of their scent. From May onwards, the Conservatory of Fragrant Roses fills the gardens with the scents of 450 rose varieties, each with their own unique fragrance.

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UNUSUAL

The royal stables

A magnificent building from the sixteenth century, the Château du Rivau stables are the oldest in France. The audiovisual projections on the arched walls bring back to life the ancient Rivau war horses, and celebrate the equestrian art in all its forms.

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