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DOMAIN OF CHEVERNY
DOMAIN OF CHEVERNY
DOMAIN OF CHEVERNY
DOMAIN OF CHEVERNY
DOMAIN OF CHEVERNY
DOMAIN OF CHEVERNY
DOMAIN OF CHEVERNY
DOMAIN OF CHEVERNY
DOMAIN OF CHEVERNY
DOMAIN OF CHEVERNY

The Domain of Cheverny is located in the Centre Val de Loire region, not too far from the Châteaux of Blois and Chambord. Recognized as the most magnificently furnished of the Loire châteaux, the Château of Cheverny's richness of decoration and its numerous pieces of marvellous furniture are relentlessly astonishing.

ESSENTIALS

A mythical château

The splendid interior decoration of the château is the work of a craftsman from Blois named Jean Monier. He had been a beneficiary of Marie de' Medici who sent him to Italy in order to perfect his talent. Upon his return, Marie de' Medici hired him to work on the Palace of Luxembourg. After its completion, he returned to his hometown of Blois where he was crowned with well-deserved success. He was then called upon to exert his talent at Cheverny.

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ESSENTIALS

Waterway ride

Discover the park of the Château of Cheverny by boat or electric car. Glide along the calm and peaceful waterways, and travel through flora and fauna (from April to November).

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HIDDEN TREASURE

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The Château of Cheverny was used as a model for Hergé, who drew the Château of Moulinsart by suppressing the two wings. The permanent exhibition 'The Secrets of Moulinsart' reveals the events that took place at the château in a life-size experience.

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HIDDEN TREASURE

Nature’s Duo

The Château of Cheverny interestingly appears to be poised on an ocean of perfectly kept lawns.The 'Apprentices' Garden' was created in 2006, and it stretches all the way from the château to the orangery. It was built in a contemporary design between cultivated structures that are placed along a central axis, and it progresses like a colorful serpent wandering playfully along the borders.In the kitchen garden you will find the flowers that are used to decorate the château. It is a very colorful garden that resembles a bouquet spreading to the sky; one thousand and one flowers mingling with a wide variety of vegetables.

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COUPS DE COEUR

AOC Cheverny et Cour-Cheverny Maison des vins – Cheverny

Just two steps from the Château of Cheverny is the Maison des Vins for Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) wines from Cheverny and Cour-Cheverny where you can discover the vineyard in an innovating manner that is unique in France . After having tasted the wines of the day, you may wish to go further with the tasting using the "wine discovery" itinerary, which enables the visitor to taste up to 7 wines thanks to a glass equipped with an electronic chip on the base. By just putting your glass on the support for the wine you wish to taste, the glass will be filled automatically.
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