Opening hours & rates

Chateau opening

The château is open all year long, except for 1 January and 25 December. The castle will also be closed on 26 November 2018.

Opening hours:

  • Peak season:

from 31/03 through 28/10: 9 A.M. – 6 P.M.

  • Off season:

from 29/10 through 30/03: 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.

Last entry ½ hour before château closing.

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


Chateau and French gardens access

Full rate: 13 euros / Reduced rate: 11 euros

 Group of 20 people or more: 11 euros

Free admission (individual public) under 18 years old and long-term EU residents aged 18 to 25.

(advantages valid for one year): 40 euros


Access to the site

  • Car parking P0  : parking at 200 metres from the chateau (car park per day) : 6 euros
  • Minibus parking P1  : 11 euros
  • Coaches per day P1  : 50 euros

Free parking for groups who have visited the chateau (proof of purchase of 7 entrance tickets at least).

  • Parking P2 (car park per day) : 4 euros / jour.
  • Car, caravan and motorhome parking P2 : 11 euros / 24h.
  • Free cycle rack.


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 .