Opening hours & rates

Visitor information

Chambord is closed on : 1 January, 27 November and 25 December

Chateau opening

Open every day of the year except 1 January, 27 November and 25 December.

– From 02 January to 24 March: from 9am to 5pm (low season)
– From 25 March to 29 October: 9am to 6pm (High season)
– From 30 October to 22 December: 9am – 5pm (Low season)
– From 23 Decembre October to 30 December: 9am – 5pm (Christmas holidays)

Last access ½ hour before the castle closes
Closing of the formal gardens 30 minutes before the castle closes.
The castle closes at 4pm on 24 and 31 December.

The park is open all year round and every day.


The reservation service is open (including public holidays):

  • From April to October: 7 days a week from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm (closed at 5.00 pm on weekends and public holidays),
  • From November to March: Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm (except public holidays).
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Chateau and French gardens access

Full rate: € 16

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): € 13,50

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): € 50


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: € 100

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: € 5 / 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
Come and discover the history of François I in the stables of the Marshal of Saxony!