Opening hours & rates

The castle is completely closed to the public, the parking gates will be lowered and all public activities and events are suspended and cancelled until 30 April. If you have booked a service for this period, you can request a refund by contacting our complaints department:

There will be an afterthought and we hope to see you soon.
In order to anticipate the return to normal you can take advantage of our secure online ticketing!

You can continue to book. These are valid until 31 December 2020.

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If the situation should change, official and accurate information will be disseminated on our social networks, which you can find listed below.




Thank you all for your kindness.

Chateau opening

Open all year round apart from January 1st, November 30 and December 25.

The castle closes at 4pm on 24 and December 31.

Opening hours:

  • Peak season:

From March 28 to October 25: 9am – 6pm

  • Off season:

From January 2 to March 27: 9am – 5pm

From October 26 to December 31 : 9am – 5pm


Last entry ½ hour before château closing.

The French formal gardens close 1/2 hour before château closing.

Free access to the park all year round.


The reservation service is open (including public holidays):
– From 2 January to 8 March and from 26 October to 31 December inclusive, Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm.
– From 9 to 29 March from Monday to Sunday from 9.00 to 17.00 hrs.
– From 30 March to 25 October from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm (closed at 5.00 pm on weekends and public holidays)



Chateau and French gardens access

Full rate: € 14,50

Reduced rate (18-25 non-European Union resident on presentation of proof of age), unemployed person from France, associate, work councils, group of 20 people or more): € 12

Free admission (individual public): under 18 years old, long-term EU residents aged 18 to 25, disabled person + 1 accompanying person.

Privilège “card” (advantages valid for one year): € 40


Access to the site

  • Car and motorcycle parking P0: parking at 600 metres from the chateau (car park per day) : € 6. Free parking for disabled person on presenting the parking ticket upon presentation of proof.
  • Minibus parking P1: € 11
  • Coaches per day P1: € 50

Free parking for coaches and minibuses carrying visitors to the chateau (on presenting the parking ticket at the ticket office when purchasing or collecting at least 7 entrance tickets for coaches and at least 2 tickets for minibuses).


  • Car parking P2: € 4 / day
  • Caravan and motorhome parking P2: € 11 / 24h  –  IMPORTANT: It is forbidden to stay in the car park. Parking is allowed at night, but the park may under no circumstances be used as an accommodation area for motorhomes. No water or electricity supply space is provided.
  • Free cycle rack


Because the maintenance and transmission of this legacy must be everyone's business, Chambord appeals to the generosity of the public. Individuals and businesses can support Chambord and make your contribution to its influence. Chambord needs your help!

«VIGIPIRATE» security measures

Due to the vigipirate plan, we thank our visitors in advance for showing understanding for the slowdown induced by the security checks at the entrances.