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 28th April through 30th September

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 28th April through September , released on Mondays except on 30th April, 7th and 21st May (released on 2nd April, 9th and 22nd May). Every day from 3th July to 26th August.

Show starting at 11.45 a.m and/or 4 p.m


€14,50 per adult. €11 from age 5 to 17.

Adult twin ticket castle + show: €24 (instead of €27,50)

Tickets: at the entrance of the castle, directly to the Stables of the Marshal of Saxony, 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.

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 31st March au 04th November 2018. Boardind open from 10 am to 7 pm.

Rental rates:

Electric boat (1 to 2 people)


30 minutes


16 euros

13 euros with the Chambord Pass

Electric boat (3 to 5 people)


30 minutes


22 euros

19 euros with the Chambord Pass


Electric boat (1 to 5 people)1 heure30 euros


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

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 7 July through 2 September 2018

Departure times: 1 P.M. (on reservation 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 20 April through 6 July 2018 and from 2 September through 09 September 2018

Departure at 3 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

Prix : 130 € / rider

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

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

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 31st March to 4th November 2018, 10 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 31st March to 04 November 2018


  • 28 euros for 45 min
  • 25 euros for 45 min with the Chambord Pass
  • 50 € for the 2 hours

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.


To anticipate the 500th anniversary of Chambord, we are launching a campaign to adopt a vine in Chambord’s historic vineyard, planted in 1518.

«VIGIPIRATE» security measures

Following the terrorist attacks in Paris on the night of 13-14 November 2015, and so as to ensure visitor safety, the National Estate of Chambord has been applying the preventive measures enacted by the government for public administrations .