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International Gardens Festival Of Chaumont-sur-Loire - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

478 Le Château, 41150 Chaumont-sur-Loire, France

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About International Gardens Festival Of Chaumont-sur-Loire

The Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire has become an essential place in the field of art and gardens. The heritage, artistic, and gardening makes this estate a unique place in the Loire châteaux circuit. It is a public cultural cooperation establishment , owned since 2008 by the Center-Val de Loire region. Because of its past and its exceptional location on the banks of the Loire , a landscape classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Attractions Near International Gardens Festival Of Chaumont-sur-Loire

Château de Chaumont
Château de Chaumont0.27km from International Gardens Festival Of Chaumont-sur-Loire

A Majestic fortress which was built around the year 1000 to keep watch over the border between the counties of Blois and Anjou. It was owned by the Amboise family for a good 500 years. It was one of France's largest, most impressive historical sites. Located in the center of the Loire Valley, home to several medieval castles and it is famous for its architecture too. One of the most t visited locations in this area and is protected as a Monument Historique since 1840, the château was given into

Château de Fougères-sur-Bièvre
Château de Fougères-sur-Bièvre12.58km from International Gardens Festival Of Chaumont-sur-Loire

Originally an 11th-century structure, it was entirely rebuilt at the end of the 15th century, with only the large, square keep remaining original. Fougères is distinguished from other great châteaux by a more sober and robust architecture, mixing the styles of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The walls of the château of Fougères-sur-Bièvre are made from the hard limestone of Beauce. The softer and whiter tufa limestone, from the Cher valley, was used for the more decorative elements.

Château du Clos Lucé
Château du Clos Lucé16.08km from International Gardens Festival Of Chaumont-sur-Loire

A beautiful castle which was Leonardo da Vinci's last residence. The site of the manor house dates back to the 12th century when it was surrounded by fortifications of which only the watchtower remains. The house as it is today, a good example of Renaissance art using both brick and the local tufa stone. Today it is a historical monument and is also a well-known museum about Leonardo da Vinci's life, work and memory.

Château de Beauregard, Loire Valley
Château de Beauregard, Loire Valley16.14km from International Gardens Festival Of Chaumont-sur-Loire

A beautiful castle that was built in the late 15th century but this has given way to the current structure which was built by Jean du Thiers secretary of state to King Henry II. The castle is renowned for its Gallery of portraits decorated in the 17th century with 327 portraits of famous people. The castle was surrounded by a beautiful garden and is a nice place to spend some nice time and also it is an example of a FIne architecture.

Château Royal d'Amboise
Château Royal d'Amboise16.27km from International Gardens Festival Of Chaumont-sur-Loire

A place of residence for French kings from the 15th to the 19th centuries. It is one of the examples of the French style luxury architecture. Numerous men and women of letters and European artists stayed at Amboise on the sovereigns’ invitation. It has been recognized as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture since 1840. It is situated at an elevation of 81 meters.

Château Royal de Blois
Château Royal de Blois16.45km from International Gardens Festival Of Chaumont-sur-Loire

The Château de Blois is one of the rare monuments offering visitors a comprehensive view of French architecture from the Middle Ages through the classical epoch. It has been listed since 1945 as a historic monument. The medieval castle became a royal residence and the political capital of the kingdom under Louis XII. This place has so many histories to say. The chateau is now used as a public museum that has a lot of collections that pave light to ancient history.

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Centre-Val de Loire
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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.