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Château de Valençay
Parks and Gardens   Parks and Gardens

Fees and Opening days :
The Park of Chateau de Valençay is open:
From March 16th to April 30th: from 10:30 am to 6 pm;
From May 1st to May 31st: from 10 am to 6 pm;
from June 1st to June 30th: from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm;
from July 1st to August 31st: from 9:30 am to 7 pm;
from September 1st to September 30th: from 10:30 am to 6 pm;
from October 1st to November 11: from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Ticket office closes 45 minutes before closing the site.
On site: restaurant, catering space inside for groups, coach parking.
Full rate : 12 Euros.
Concessions (teachers, students, unwaged, children from 7 to 17) : 8,50 Euros.
Family : one free children's entrance if 3 full entrances of a same family (adults or children). Children (under 7) : 3 euros.
* Groups (min. 20 persons) : 9,50 Euros per person. Coach drivers free.

Description :

The French Garden:
Located off the ticket and face the dungeon, discover the gardens in the purest traditions. The straight paths are punctuated by elegant ponds and flowerbeds whose membership is renewed regularly.

Garden of the Duchess:
With its flowerbeds and sculptures, the garden of the Duchess overlooking the green valley of Nahon.
It offers stunning views of the hunting lodge "La Garenne" built in 1810 by architect Charles Bonnard.

The Monogram Fleuri:
In the eighteenth century, a French garden decorated a space of 2 hectares facing the west wing neo-classical castle Valençay. In the 19th century, this area became mere meadows offering the necessary fodder for farm animals of the castle and a lovely view of a park in the English style desired by the Prince de Talleyrand. the project
the team of the castle was to give a new life to the garden, while respecting the time and memory of its illustrious owner: create a garden that can connect to its rural character in its opening modern park in the English ..

Forest of Princes:
Electric cart or on foot, explore a beautiful forest walks and forest 4 km inside the area.
The undergrowth was taken by the Spanish princes during their five years of exile in Castle Valençay. During this tour, discover seven points and a remarkable historical view of the castle and the Damier Fleuri.
Also enjoy during your trip, our deer park.

The garden Antonin:
Discover a unique garden with more than 300 plants aromatic culinary tribute to Antonin Carême, the great chef .. Talleyrand

Grand Labyrinth Napoleon
In the castle park, the largest maze-game France, takes you on a great set of tracks through the Napoleonic legend. The visitor enters a maze with walls 2 meters high. To win the Emperor's tower and reach the exit, you need to answer the riddles to open the seven doors and cross the three worlds. Clues will help you in your quest. True place of cultural entertainment, fun and interactive.

The small farm:
Around the park, discover the small pets castle farm: goats, sheep, goats, lambs, turkeys, guinea fowl ... and many peacocks!