The château

Chambord is a radically unique work, one of the jewels in the heritage of humankind. Its vocation is at once symbolic, aesthetic and spiritual. It is not only an affirmation of royal power, but also an evocation of the ideal city; as a monument, it remains an enigma that has yet to divulge all its secrets. Chambord is perhaps the equivalent in architecture of Mona Lisa in painting.


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 .