Château de Cheverny


04 April 2021  |  Tourism

Château de Cheverny in the Loire Valley, famous for its magnificent interiors

The Château de Cheverny is a French Loire castle located in Sologne, in the town of Cheverny, in the department of Loir-et-Cher and the Center-Val de Loire region.

Classified to the historic monuments, this castle was raised in the 18th century, in a rigorously classic style. The story of Château Cheverny begins with its first owner, Henry Le Mareschau, in 1315.

The Vibraye family, which is now a current owner of the castle, attracts thousands of visitors each year who admire its magnificent interiors with its collections of furniture and tapestries, as well as many famous paintings.

The Château de Cheverny is well known for having appeared in the fiction "Marlinspike Hall", in the books "The adventures of Tintin".

Visit Château de Cheverny

The castle extends over 100 hectares and offers a wide variety of types of visit, according to your tastes, its desires and its time available.

Temps de visite moyen:

  • Castle and gardens: 1:30 to 1:45

  • Château visit: 30 minutes

  • Château + Exhibition: 2h15 à 2h30

  • Château + Boats and electric cars

  • Castle + exposure + electric boats and cars

Discover the historic furniture, the decorative arts according to the seasons.

Discovering the 6 gardens

If you want history, nature, discover French gardens, and follow the life of the castle over the centuries. A pleasure for the senses, a link between tradition and modernity, like the Garden of Love which welcomes famous sculptures.

Discover the 6 thematic gardens of the Château de Cheverny which will enchant your visit to the estate. The sixth, a French orchard called "The Sweet Garden", was created in the fall of 2020 and can be admired now!

Evolving according to the seasons, these gardens are constantly adorned with new colors, while combining tradition, modernity and creativity.

The garden of tulips, the labyrinth garden, the garden of love, the apprentice garden, the vegetable garden garden, the sweet garden (with 370 trees and shrubs) ...

Discover all the gardens not to be missed at the Château de Cheverny.

The dogs of Chaverny

The Chenils date from 1850. Did you know? The Château de Cheverny still houses 120 Anglo-French dogs from a crossroads from a cross between English Fox and French Poitevins.

Dogs have more than 2,000 m² of meadow. Accustomed to life in packs, they appreciate proximity and are very close to each other.

The adventures of Tintin

The Château de Cheverny welcomed a great French classic.

The castle that inspired Hergé for the adventures of Tintin. It is in the album "The secret of the unicorn" that we discover for the first time the castle of Moulinsart. The Tintin reporter was then held prisoner in the basements of the castle.

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Lee Jones

I am the property photographer for Pure France and travel throughout France meeting property owners. I come from a background of sales in the luxury brands Bang & Olufsen and Swarovski Crystal.

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