Château d'Ussé in the Loire Valley


12 March 2021  |  Tourism

Château d'Ussé in the Loire Valley

Discover Château d'Ussé, a fairytale castle in the Loire Valley with its gardens, stables and Sainte-Anne D’Ussé’s chapel.

Château d'Ussé has been a home for more than two centuries for the Vauban's, Perrault's, Chateaubriand's and the current owner, the 7th Duc of Blacas.

The gardens of Château d'Ussé were designed by Le Nôtre in 1664. He also designed the gardens at Versailles. 600 hectares of surround the château. Discover the citrus fruits, orange and lemon trees. The orangery was constructed in 1664.

Discover the collection of horse drawn carriages in the stables and the beauty of the Sainte-Anne D’Ussé’s chapel.

The writer, Charles Perrault took Château d'Ussé as inspiration for his tale of 'Sleeping Beauty'.

Visit Château d'Ussé in June and experience the 'Rendez-vous aux Jardins', an nationwide event held each year in France and in September, Château d'Ussé takes part in the 'European Heritage Days'.

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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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