Opening hours & rates

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 inclusive and from 1 November to 31 December inclusive, Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm.
– From 9 March to 27 March inclusive, Monday to Sunday from 9am to 5pm.
– From 28 March to 25 October inclusive, Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6pm.



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


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 .