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Château de Valençay

2 Rue de Blois, 36600 Valençay, France

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About Château de Valençay

The Chateau at Valencay, built-in 1540 by Jacques d’Estampes to show of his newfound wealth, is worth a visit.  its style bears heavy comparisons with the best of the Loire Valley Renaissance chateaux and as such it is normally included in many of the Chateaux tour packages. It was fully furnished, and also has magnificent and beautiful gardens and a landscaped informal park. This castle was praised as "one of the most beautiful on earth" by George Sand.

Attractions near Château de Valençay

Château de Selles sur Cher13.14km from Château de Valençay

A beautiful chateau which was located in the commune of Selles-sur-Cher which was privately owned and is a designated historical monument of France. Here you can enjoy the historical heritage and wine tradition of France and there is a 2-hectare park located surrounding this Chateau. It was now a tourist attraction and you can find out the architectural intelligence of France from here.

Château de Bouges15.36km from Château de Valençay

An elegant, 18th-century Italian-style residence is reminiscent of the Petit Trianon at the Palace of Versailles. It was located in the village of Bouges-le-Château in the heart of the Berry. The 80-hectare garden, lake, and cutting flower garden increase the beautify of this \chetau. The castle is listed in monument historique and the gardens are listed by the Ministry of Culture as among the Notable Gardens of France. The château and gardens are open to the public.

ZooParc de Beauval18.56km from Château de Valençay

A beautiful zoo which was ranked among the 10 best zoos in the world. It has the greatest diversity of wildlife in France, around 8,000 animals including two giant pandas in 40 hectares of land. It has been the first zoo in France to present leucistic big cats, white tigers and white lions. There is also a hotel inside the zoo which provides accommodation facilities and also it has the largest bird collection too. The Zoo is located in the Loir-et-Cher department, in the heart of France.

Château de Montrésor27.06km from Château de Valençay

The Château de Montrésor is a beautiful medieval castle with a Renaissance mansion built in the grounds which was located in the French village of Montrésor. They had a fine residence built within the fortress walls and also founded the collegiate church. It became a charming peacetime residence surrounded by the original feudal defense system.  The park of the Château de Montrésor and let yourself be charmed by the softness and beauty of this place overlooking the valley of the Indrois.

Indrois30.88km from Château de Valençay

The Indrois is a 59.5-kilometer-long river in the Indre and Indre-et-Loire departments in central France. Its source is at Villegouin. It flows generally northwest. It is a right tributary of the Indre, into which it flows at Azay-sur-Indre. You can spend some nice time in the banks of this river and is a calm and quiet place which is away from the busy life.

Château de Montpoupon33.28km from Château de Valençay

One of the majestic castle which was located in the Loire Valley which was richly furnished and open for a free narrated visit. The Veneur museum has 25 rooms dedicated to art, hunting, and horses, and a newly restored kitchen and also a forest walk with its interactive terminals allow visitors to discover the fauna and flora of our woodlands are the main features of this area. Originally a medieval fortress, the castle was altered by the lords of Prie and Buzançais. The postern was constructed

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The Centre-Val de Loire is a large inland region of central France located in the south-west of the French capital Paris. The region is known for its fine historical towns, for its vineyards and agricultural produce, and for its many beautiful castles.