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Château du Rivau

9 Rue du Château, 37120 Lémeré, France

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About Château du Rivau

A genuine medieval castle at the heart of a UNESCO world heritage site, and also botanical arts in a 6ha Garden with contemporary sculptures and also a multi-cuisine restaurant is here. This building was given to captain Tolmere as a reward for his victories in the Picrocholean Wars. It has been classified as a Monument Historique since 1918 by the French Ministry of Culture.

Attractions near Château du Rivau

Forteresse Royale de Chinon9.75km from Château du Rivau

A majestic royal fortress which was Overlooking the River Vienne which was built by the Count of Blois. Used as a residence by Charles VII in the 15th century and also served as a prison in the 16th century. This beautiful building also has a museum that gives light to the history of this castle. This building is listed as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.

Château d'Ussé16.55km from Château du Rivau

One of the most surprising castles in the Loire valley. originally built as a stronghold in the Middle Ages but developed over time to become a jewel of French architecture. The current chateau was constructed in the 15th and 16th centuries and later modified in the 17th century to give the elegant castle which is now the home of the Duke of Blacas and his family who lovingly preside over this enchanting place. It was classified as a monument historique in 1931 by the French Ministry of Culture.

Château de l'Islette20.23km from Château du Rivau

The Renaissance castle, surrounded by the arms of the Indre, recalls that of Azay-le-Rideau, its neighbor. Two brothers, we often say ... Today it is the home of the current owners who have the pleasure of sharing their home, showing the rooms currently inhabited and thus the development of a castle in the 21st century.

Musée Maurice Dufresne20.4km from Château du Rivau

Maurice Dufresne Museum houses an authentic and impressive collection of old vehicles, cars, cycles, planes, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, agricultural machinery or military, vintage posters, and unusual period objects, true retro-mechanical heritage from the 1850s to the 1950s. Nearly 3 hours of visit, a journey through time, family, and inter-generational, to discover more than 3000 exceptional pieces and for many of them, unique in the world.

Château d'Azay-le-Rideau20.53km from Château du Rivau

A beautiful castle which was built in the Loire valley is one of the loveliest and most visited chateaus of the Loire Valley. It was built on an island in the river Indre. One of the gorgeous building in this area which is surrounded by beautiful gardens and also The interior of the castle is truly wonderful. It is one of the must-visit places in this area.

Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers21.92km from Château du Rivau

The Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers is a castle located in the town of Trois-Moutiers in the north of the Vienne department, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. the castle was rebuilt in the 1870s in the Gothic Revival style. The surroundings are also arranged so that the building is surrounded by water, as at the Château d'Azay-le-Rideau. One of the nice location which attracts a lot of tourists.

Where is Château du Rivau

Discover more attractions in Centre-Val de Loire, where Château du Rivau is located

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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.