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Gourmet Thursdays

The next event will be held on Thursday, 6th October between 3 p.m and 5 p.m in the Office des Cuisines with Jean-Jacques Daumy, the chef of “La Cognette” restaurant in Issoudun and Alain Lavaud, the chef of “Les Saisons Gourmandes” in Saint Pierre de Jards.

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Opening hours

Château de Valençay is openning every day from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 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.


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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