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Château Gaillard

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29 allée du Pont Moulin (piéton)
99 Avenue Léonard de VInci (parking)
37400 AMBOISE
France
À partir de
13,00

À propos

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".

The Royal Estate of Château Gaillard is a 15 hectares paradise of greenery located in the heart of the city of Amboise. It is the forgotten Paradise of the Renaissance in Touraine. On his return from Italy in 1496, young King Charles VIII fell in love with Italian cities and palaces and decided to recreate a "Paradise on Earth" at Château Gaillard in Amboise. In order to fulfill this dream, he convinced 22 Italian artists to come back with him to Amboise. Dom Pacello, the most famous gardener in 1500, was also part of the team. He planted the first gardens of the French Renaissance at Château Gaillard and acclimated the first orange trees in France. After 5 years of intensive restoration carried out by 50 artisans and craftsmen from the Loire Valley the castle is now open to the public.

The Royal Estate of Château Gaillard is a 15 hectares paradise of greenery located in the heart of the city of Amboise. It is the forgotten Paradise of the Renaissance in Touraine. On his return from Italy in 1496, young King Charles VIII fell in love with Italian cities and palaces and decided to recreate a "Paradise on Earth" at Château Gaillard in Amboise. In order to fulfill this dream, he convinced 22 Italian artists to come back with him to Amboise. Dom Pacello, the most famous gardener in 1500, was also part of the team. He planted the first gardens of the French Renaissance at Château Gaillard and acclimated the first orange trees in France. After 5 years of intensive restoration carried out by 50 artisans and craftsmen from the Loire Valley the castle is now open to the public.

labels
La Loire à Vélo
Animaux acceptés
yes
Langues parlées
French English German Spanish Italian
groupements: 
  • Accueil vélo
  • Accueil Vélo site de visite et de loisirs
  • Escapades aux jardins
  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
Thème site et monument historique
  • Palace
  • Conservatory
  • Botanical garden
  • Pleasure garden
  • Park

Capacité

Réception de groupe
yes

Visites

Durée moyenne de la visite
01:30
Visites individuelles guidées
yes
Visites individuelles libres
yes
Langues visites
French English Italian

Tarifs

Libellé
Tarif Min. (en €)
Tarif Max. (en €)
Complément
Full adult price
13,00
2015 info
Group rate
11,50
Other rates
15,00
Guided tour extra charge
95,00
Other rates
95,00
Discount rate
12,00
Discount rate
11,00
Free rate
Discount rate
12,50
Discount rate
12,00
Annual subscription pass
29,00
11,00
Moyens de paiement
  • Carte bleue
  • Debit cards
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Currency
  • Cash
  • Money transfer
  • Visa

ÉQUIPEMENTS / CONFORTS / SERVICES

Équipements
  • Picnic area
  • Bar / refreshment bar
  • Parking
  • Film projection room
  • Fully equipped meeting room
  • Wifi
Type d'équipement
  • Park and garden
  • Historical sites and monuments
services
  • Shop
Activités sur place
  • Junior workshop
  • Temporary exhibitions

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