Visiting Chambord means diving into a unique and fairy-tale atmosphere. From its Renaissance architecture, inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci, to its breath-taking views from the terraces to the furnished 18th century apartments, you can go through five centuries of history in just a few hours.
The Children’s lodge: three new rooms for the young public
In this new area, families and the young public are invited to deepen their knowledge of Chambord, King François I and the Renaissance through sound experience, touchscreen terminals, manipulable installations and grandiose decors. A space for children’s stimulation and relaxation is propitious to unconstrained construction and sensorial exploration.
Free access, 2nd floor of the chateau.
Chambord, 1939-1945: saving some of the world’s beauty
With the help of valuable archival documents, a new four-room visitors’ itinerary explains how, during World War II, Chambord was enlisted to protect masterpieces from French museums. Two booklets, one for children and the other for their teachers, outline the steps of a theme-based tour. Free access from the castle’s terraces.
Admission fees to the chateau and the gardens (per person, minimum 20 persons):
Group adult: € 12 (public price: € 14,50)
Child (6-17 years): free from November to February – 3 euros from March to October.
18-25 years from E.U: free from November to February – 3 euros from March to October
Special rates for tourism professionals, please contact the booking department firstname.lastname@example.org – tel. +33 (0)2 54 50 50 40.
Free parking for coaches carrying visitors to the chateau (on presenting the parking ticket at the ticket office when purchasing or collecting at least 7 entrance tickets).
- The double helix staircase
- The panoramic terraces
- The furnished historic apartments
- The coffered vaulted ceilings
- The chapel
- The coach room
- The 18th century kitchens
- The French formal gardens
A 17 and 7 minute CGI films, projected all day long on the ground floor of the chateau, traces the history of Chambord and its architecture. Subtitles in English, German, Spanish and Italian.
Free booklet. Translated into 15 languages: in F, EN, DE, E, I, NL, R, J, CN, P, PL, H, RO, CZ, KO.
ADVANCE PURCHASE OF (E-)TICKETS (minimum 20 tickets)
Preferential rates are offered for group purchases of admission tickets (discount per ticket according to quantity of ticket purchased). The tickets take you to the front of the queue and are valid for 2 years (730 days) from the issue date.
Information, please contact the tourism development department: email@example.com