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Chambord is the emblem of the French Renaissance through Europe and the world. The Domain of Chambord is made up of the château, a village, farms and a wooded area. The domain of Chambord is completely enclosed within a wall, all 5,440 hectares of...more
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41250, Chambord, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not heavily furnished but the architecture - staircase - is amazing. This is one you want to see! Gardens and activities on site - food available for lunch - not dinner. Climbing to the top is a must!

Thank TinaEducator
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely on the outside, but inside chaos reigns. There’s no marked path where you should start the visit or which way you should move. You are supposed to «explore at your own pace» and «no narrative is imposed». The result is possibly the largest number...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is perfectly organized and super Good. Highligh is AMAZING horse show. Well done all team.

Thank bigmick66Paris
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived around 10:00 at the castle which we recommend anyway as it's less crowded. Also, visiting it just before the tourist season starts really helps. Anyway, we had decided to join a guided tour called "Chambord Insolite" as it came highly recommended and it...More

Thank Laurence_Brussels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far the biggest castle in the valley, it is very well kept for its history of abandoned. The architecture is fenomenal, the keep deserves a good look at the introduction movie to be fully understandable and the upper level had breath taking views of...More

Thank Jorge A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The splendor, the grace, the elegance, the beauty of the site are unbelievable. The quality of the paintings are excellent

Thank alaincarlier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family visited this beautiful chateau. The chateau was incredibly beautiful but needs a tremendous amount of restoration, so if you are looking for a restored chateau, this chateau is definitely a work in progress.

Thank mom2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the top castles in the Loire Valley. Ideally get a guided tour or get the handset for a better exeperience!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at Chambord around 2:30pm on a Monday in July after kayaking the Loire. If you can, Monday is a good day to go. Hardly any crowds and no lines. We grabbed lunch at one of the cafes mid-way into the entry courtyard. Following...More

Thank jmktravelsalot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful castle with magnificent views. Spiral staircase all the way to the top. Take a pamphlet to check the various room in the castle and history behind them. Amazed by the decors and living quality of the royals.

Thank FD W
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Zuzka E
May 31, 2018|
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Response from Johan V | Reviewed this property |
This can be long. I advise you to buy tickets upfront via internet. This will save time in the waiting line. You can even do this by phone when you’re in front of the castle if you don’t know exactly when you go there. Have... More
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May 3, 2018|
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There is probably a restriction on backpack size, due to terrorist activity. For your dad, he should carry the supplies he needs for that day in a clear plastic bag. The rest of the supplies should be secreted in your car or... More
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Dogs on leash only.
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