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Gourmet Thursdays

The next event will be held on Thursday, 3rd November between 3 p.m and 5 p.m in the Office des Cuisines with Raphaël Perseil, the chef of “La Grange aux Dîmes” restaurant in Saint Outrille and Philippe Perrichon, the chef of “Le Saint Jean” in Drevant.

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Opening hours

Château de Valençay is openning every day from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


New in 2016

Opening in May of a new audio-visual room who features a film about the castle’s historical setting. Also, in the kitchen, discover an animated film in 3D on the dreamlike world of Antonin Carême and his fabulous French wedding cakes.

In the park, see the new garden under construction. Inspired by an engraving of 1705, it will highlight the flowerbed of the west area of the park. It will be present throughout the season.

Talleyrand at the Petit Palais

As part of the exhibition “L’Art de la paix. Trésors et secrets de la diplomatie” at the Petit Palais in Paris (Museum of the Fire arts), the painting of Pierre-Paul Prud’hon, representatvie Talleyrand, Minister of Foreign Affairs (1806), belonging to the permanent collections and exhibited in the Grand Salon of the castle will leave for Paris on 23 September. The exhibition will be held at the Petit Palais from 19 October to 15 January 2017.
© Guy Vivien



In 2016, Valençay castle was elected Best French entertainment site (over 200 !) by the magazine “Ca m’intéresse”. A big thank you to all our visitors. Find all the classification on the official website.


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Château de Valençay
2 Rue de Blois, 36600 Valençay
02 54 00 10 66