Visit the chateau

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.

Admission fees to the chateau and the gardens (per person, minimum 20 persons):

Group adult: 11 euros

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 réservations@chambord.org – tel. +33 (0)2 54 50 50 40.

DON’T MISS

  • The double helix staircase
  • The panoramic terraces
  • The furnished historic apartments
  • The coffered vaulted ceilings
  • The chapel
  • The coach room
  • The 18th century kitchens (New 2016)
  • The French formal gardens (New 2017)

A 20 minute-CGI film at the groundfloor of the chateau is projected all day long. It traces the history of Chambord and its architecture and is an excellent introduction to the visit. Subtitles in english, german, spanish and italian.

Free booklet. Translated into 14 languages: in F, GB, D, E, I, NL, R, J, CN, P, PL, H, RO, KO.

 

ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE

Preferential rates are offered for group purchases of admission tickets (€3 to €7 discount per ticket according to quantity of ticket purchased). The tickets take you to the front of the queue and are valid for 500 days from the issue date.

Information : devtour@chambord.org

The HistoPad is a digital tablet (with headphones) to explore the chateau as it was in the times of François I. Discover eight rooms integrally reconstituted in 3D and virtual reality.

 

It also includes:

  • Interactive maps to help you to orient yourself and organize your tour.
  • A visitor’s guide of the 24 rooms in the château allowing you to more completely discover its history and collections.
  • More than one hour of recorded commentaries on the history and architecture of the château.
  • A treasure hunt for children.

 

NEW! A 45-min itinerary

For groups having little time, there is a 45-min itinerary with which audio commentaries are automatically triggered.

Translated into 12 languages: F, GB, D, E, I, NL, R, J, CN, P, PL, KR.

Length: from 45 min to 1h1/2.

 

5€ (in addition to admission fee to the chateau).

Special rates for tourism professionals, please contact the booking department réservations@chambord.org – tel. +33 (0)2 54 50 50 40.

Groups are advised to book.

Donate

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 .
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