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From 14 €

Château of Ussé

RIGNY-USSE

Furniture, objets d’art, tapestries. Gardens. Scenes from “The Sleeping Beauty”. Unaccompanied tour of the battlements, chapel, gardens, prison, tack room and coach-house. Exhibitions in season.

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  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
  • La Loire à Vélo

photo facade chateau - Bourdaisière - ©Martine de Roquefeuil

From 7.50 €

Château of La Bourdaisière

MONTLOUIS-SUR-LOIRE

Constructed in 1520 by Philibert Babou, birthplace of Gabrielle d’Estrées, favourite of Henry IV. 16th century outbuildings, English style garden, kitchen garden, rose garden, “Conservatoire de la Tomate” (450 varieties of tomatoes).

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  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
  • La Loire à Vélo

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From 6 €

Ronsard House

LA RICHE

In the heart of the gardens inspired by both the
Medieval and Renaissance periods, Saint-Cosme priory founded in the 11th century reveals its Roman and Gothic remains. Pierre
de Ronsard became the prior in 1565.

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  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
  • La Loire à Vélo
  • Maison des Illustres

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From 11 €

Château Gaillard

AMBOISE

The royal domain of Chateau Gaillard is the paradise lost of the Renaissance period in Amboise. Amazed by the italian cities, palaces and villas, young french king Charles VIII convinced 22 neaple artists to accompany him in the Loire valley and create the "King's gardens". (...)

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  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
  • La Loire à Vélo

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From 6 €

Guided floral tour of Chédigny, both village and garden

CHEDIGNY

With roses and perennial plants in every street, Chédigny is more than a charming village: it’s a real garden! From April to September, do not hesitate to book a 2-hour guided tour of the village with botanist amateurs.

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  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
  • Jardin remarquable

Edouard André Park

LA CROIX-EN-TOURAINE

Created by A. André (renowned French landscaper - 1840/1911) who acquired the estate in 1871. He took care to alternate the perspectives, with different spots offering shade, shelter, light and relaxation at different times of day.

  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre

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From 6.50 €

Candé Estate

MONTS

A new form of elite flocked to the Loire Valley in the early 19th century: bankers and top businessmen lived the château life. The Candé estate set a benchmark for the trend…Themed visits, guided tours, workshops, events…

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From 8 €

Château of Jallanges

VOUVRAY

15 century historic building, privately owned, furnished, room “Le Banneret” (reproduction of Renaissance frescoes), 17th century chapel,“Renaissance française” garden, rosery, park with tercentenary cedars. The owners welcome you. Carriage rides, croquet, hot air balloon fligh(...)

  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre

Jardin des Prébendes

Prébendes d'Oé Garden

TOURS

Often described as an 'English-style garden', the Jardin des Prébendes, founded by the Bühler brothers in 1874, is in fact a fine example of French XIXth century landscape design. Its fine alleys allow visitors to enjoy the garden from all possible angles.

  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
  • Jardin remarquable

Jardin Botanique

Botanic Garden

TOURS

Laid out between the Loire and the Cher, the botanical garden is the perfect place for a good walk. To the south, the arboretum contains hundreds of tree varieties in a scientifically fascinating garden.

  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre

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