Activities and leisure

Enjoy the experience of a day in Chambord: let your castle tour be guided by the HistoPad, and attend a show in which horses and birds of prey bring back to life the jousts and combats of the Renaissance.

From April 4 to September 30*

In the stables of Maurice, Count of Saxony, embark on a grand cavalcade in which horses set the pace. You will rub shoulders with birds of prey and be immersed in the atmosphere of François’ court; his reign will have confided to you its secrets.

*From April 4 to September 30, A show every day from June 30 through August 23.

Tickets: at the entrance of the castle and to the reception hall (near the parking lots). Tickets are checked at the entrance of the show.

In French. Summary leaflets translated into English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Chinese.


€15,50 per adult. €12 from age 5 to 17.

Adult twin ticket castle + show: €26


Information and booking: tel. +33 (0)2 54 50 40 00 –

Electric boat trip on the canal at the foot of the castle , which offers another unique perspective on the monument. The visitors can so take advantage of a privileged setting in complete peace.

From 30th March au 03rd November. Boarding open from 9.30 am to 7 pm.

Rental rates:

Electric boat (1 to 5 people)


30 minutes



22 euros

19 euros with the Chambord Pass



Informations  : +33 (0)2 54 50 40 00 /

To discover the fauna and the flora, a coachman will take you in a carriage to the private section of the estate. You may catch a glimpse of stags, roebucks or boars who roam freely, or perhaps the amazing osprey who comes to nest on the treetops when the weather is nice.

Carriages 20 seats. Departure of the promenade in front of the stables of Maurice, Count of Saxony, Maréchal de Saxe.

Duration: 45 minutes

From 13 July through 18 August 2019

Price: €11  adult / €8 euros 5 – 17 years old

Departure times: 1 P.M. (on booking and depending on availability), 2 P.M., 3 P.M., 4 P.M., 5 P.M.

Information and reservation: +33 (0)2 54 50 40 00 /

On request for groups: link


From 6 to 12 July and from 19 August to 1 September 2019

Departure at 2 P.M., 3 P.M., 4 P.M., 5 P.M.

Reservation: or at (33) (0)6-78-38-97-09



The promenades provide a limited number of riders (4-5 persons) with the privilege of entering and discovering the National Reserve of Chambord, an area closed to the public in which stags, does and boars, among other fauna, roam freely.

The promenades take place only at sunrise or sunset, optimal times of day to appreciate the wildlife.

Duration: approximately 1h30

Price: €130 / rider

From 30 March to 3 November 2019

Reservation: or at (33) (0)6-78-38-97-09




Discovery of the area exterior to Château and of its National Reserve (area closed to the public in which stags, does and boars, among other fauna, roam freely).

Duration: 45 minutes

Price: €120 / coach (4 persons maximum)

€ 160 for 5 to 8 persons

From 30 March to 3 November 2019

Reservation : or at (33) (0)6-78-38-97-09




These promenades are addressed to a small number of persons (from 2 to 8), who shall be offered an exceptional tour, including a Champagne break, of the National Reserve of Chambord.

Duration: 1h30

Price: from €300 to €500 according to the services provided and the number of persons

From 30 March to 3 November 2019

Reservation: or at (33) (0)6-78-38-97-09

Stroll around the castle by bike or rosalie!

As a group, as a family, as a couple, a 15 km cycle route in the heart of the area open to the public will allow you to meet the treasures of the forest: flora and animals are not far! The more sporty will be able to rally the surrounding sites and castles and appreciate the sweetness of the Loire.

Rental from 30th March to 3rd November, 9.30 am-7pm

All prices

Rosalie – Pedal car (2 adults and 2 children under 12 ; seat belt for children seated on the front )

1 hour

20 euros

Rosalie Trailer (2 adults)

1 hour

7 euros

Adult bike

1 hour

7 euros

5 euros (with the Chambord Pass)

Children’s bike

1 hour

4 euros

Adult bike

2 hours

12 euros

Children’s bike

2 hours

7 euros
Adult bike

4 hours

18 euros

Children’s bike

4 hours

10 euros


Informations : +33 (0)2 54 50 40 00 /


Discover the surroundings of the castle and its park!

With family or friends, come to rediscover the approaches of the castle of Chambord thanks to the electric vehicles.
Rental instructions: 21 years minimum, presentation of the driving license, compliance with the directions

Capacity: 4 people

Period: from 30th March to 03rd November


  • 28 euros for 45 min
  • 25 euros for 45 min with the Chambord Pass

23 kilometers of footpaths are accessible all year round, in an area open to the public to explore the fauna and flora. Around the canal, a circuit of 4 km with observatories, pontoons and pedagogical signs (in French and English) waiting for the most curious. A map of trail (in French and English) is available at the reception of the castle.

On the roads of the domain, take the time to stop for a few minutes on one of the observatories in free access. Open your ears and listen to the sounds of nature. Observe far off in the meadows or at the edge of the woods, you may see some hosts of the forest.

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