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Domaine Royal de CHATEAU GAILLARD

Castle, Arboretum, Conservatory, Botanical gardens, Ornamental garden, Park, Listed or registered (CNMHS), Sea view, Towns and cities of character, Park and garden, Historic site and monument in Amboise

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  • 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...
    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.
    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.
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Services
  • Activities

    • Adult workshop
    • Children's workshop
    • Temporary exhibitions
  • Equipment

    • Picnic area
    • Bar/refreshment booth
    • Baby bottle warmer
    • Garage for pushchairs
    • Car park
    • Restaurant
    • Screening room
    • Equipped seminar room
    • Changing table
    • Wifi
    • Bike racks
  • Services

    • Boutique
    • Picnic basket on site
    • Animals accepted
Rates

Payment methods

  • Carte Bleue/Credit card
  • Debit cards
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Currency
  • Cash
  • Transfers
  • Visa
  • Rates
  • Adult
    14 €
  • Group rate
    12.50 €
  • Other
    From 75 € to 95 €
  • Reduce rate
    12 €
  • Free
  • Reduce rate
    13 €
  • Family Discount rate
    69 €
  • Other
Openings
  • From April 3, 2021
    until January 2, 2022
  • Monday
    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday
    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday
    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday
    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday
    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM