Visit the Palace of Versailles: Opening Hours and Ticket Prices

Latona Fountain in the Garden of the Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles with its chateau and gardens is a popular day trip from Paris — opening hours are long while discount passes allow for savings on ticket prices for the chateau, park, gardens, the Trianon, and estate of Marie Antoinette. The Estate of Versailles with its famous château (palace), Orangerie, Trianon, formal Baroque … Read more

Save on Admission Fees with the Paris Museum Pass

Queues outside the Louvre in Paris

Cheap Sightseeing and Monument Tickets in Paris, France The Paris Museum Pass gives huge discounts and savings on tickets to sights, monuments, palaces, and galleries including the Louvre, D’Orsay, Pompidou, and Versailles. Paris has some of the greatest museums and art galleries in the world. The Paris Museum Pass gives unlimited access to most permanent collections … Read more

Cheapest Brand Name Clothes Outlet Mall in Paris

Top Savings at La VallĂ©e Village Outlet Shopping Mall at Disneyland, France Cheap prices and big discounts on the best brand-name clothes are the top attractions of shopping at La VallĂ©e Village outlet mall near Disneyland Paris in France. La VallĂ©e Village outlet mall is within easy reach from central Paris and only minutes away … Read more

Transportation to Château de Chambord

Bicycles may be rented at Chateau de Chambord

Getting to Château de Chambord is easiest by car but buses and especially day-trip excursions to various chateaux in the Loire valley are also available. Château de Chambord is the largest castle in the Loire region of France. As a hunting lodge, Chambord was in a forest and as this forest mostly survived as a … Read more

Visit the Gardens of Chateau de Villandry near Tours

Formal Garden and Chateau de Villandry

The Renaissance Château de Villandry is mostly visited for its magnificent ornamental gardens – famously using vegetables for colorful formal displays. Renaissance Château de Villandry near Tours in the Loire Valley is famous for its exceptional formal gardens. The ornamental kitchen garden of Villandry, where vegetables are planted to form a magnificently colorful ornamental garden, … Read more

Visiting Château de Chambord in the Loire Valley of France

View of Chateau de Chambord

Royal Chambord Castle is the largest and one of the most popular Renaissance chateaux to see on day trips in the Loire Valley in France. Originally intended as a hunting lodge for the royal court, Chateau de Chambord ballooned into the largest chateau in the Loire Valley. This Renaissance chateau is instantly recognizable by its … Read more

Brief History of Château de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord in summer

Chateau de Chambord was built by Francis I as a royal hunting lodge but became the largest Renaissance castle in the Loire Valley. The royal hunting lodge Chateau de Chambord was started in 1519 by the Valois King Francis I. It was favored by kings fond of hunting such as Henry II and Louis XIV. … Read more

Touring Chateau de Chambord’s Interior

Staircase in Chambord Castle

Chambord Castle is the largest Renaissance chateau in the Loire. Its interior is worth seeing with marvelous architecture and a few furnished rooms. Château de Chambord is the largest of the Loire castles that were the center of political power in sixteenth-century France. Visitors can see around a hundred of the 426 rooms of the … Read more

Visitors’ Information for Chateau de Chambord

Ticket office at Chambord

Chambord Castle has long opening hours and free admission for young visitors and children. Restaurants are unexcited but picnicking is allowed. Château de Chambord is open throughout the year with long opening hours. Tickets are sold at the castle itself with reservations only possible for some of the guided tours. The sheer size of the … Read more