Opening hours and rates


  • parking P0 (600 meters from the château): car and motos. 6 euros per day. Car park for disabled people is free.
  • parking P1 (600 meters from the château): coaches and minibus

– Coaches: 50 euros per day. Minibus: 11 euros per day

Free parking for coaches and minibus

  • parking P2 (700 meters from the château): cars, motor homes and caravans.
  • – cars: 4 euros per day
  • – Motor homes and  caravans: 11 euros / 24h


Chateau opening

The château is open all year long, apart from 01 January, the last Monday of November (November 26th, 2018)  and 25 December.

Opening hours:

  • from 01 January to March 30: 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.
  • from 31 March through 28 october: 9 A.M. – 6 P.M.
  • from 29 October to 31 December: 9 A.M. – 5 P.M. Château closing at 4.00 on 24 and 31 December.

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.


2018 Rates

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.

Carte privilège (advantages valid for one year): 40 euros


Way of paiements:


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 .