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France » Centre » Chaumont-surLoire
From Paris to Chaumont-surLoire: 2h40

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Dominating the Loire valley in a strategic position, the château was rebuilt in the late 15th century by the Amboise family. The property of Catherine de Médicis in 1560 , it passed to her rival, Diane de Poitiers. At the end of the 19th century, the princes of Broglie luxuriously refurbished the château and in 1884 had the very beautiful grounds designed by Henry Duchêne. The village run between cliffs and the Loire river, along the valley you can discover many islands and wild birds in this typical area.
In the park of the domain of Chaumont-sur-Loire,redesigned by Jacques Wirtz, like an immense foliage, hedges of trimmed beech trees enclose 25 gardens and astonishing canvas structures. These exceptional gardens have been designed for your enjoyment by landscape architects from the world over Workshops, a specialised boutique, a children garden exhibits and a cafeteria are at your disposal during the entire Festival

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