The Renaissance
of Valençay

With a Renaissance and classic architecture, ranked among the 22 major sites of the Loire Valley, the castle of Valençay, excpeitonal by its location overlooking the Nahon Valley, offers the charm of the countryside near major cities. Located between the Berry and the Loire Valley, it is 1 hour from Tours, 1:30 from Orléans and only 2:30 from Paris. 


Jazz by Candlelight

True event of the summer, the candlelight evenings are renewed this year around a jazz programming. Laurent Dehors and his Ensemble Tous Dehors will take the public on a nocturnal tour of the 3000-candle lit castle and park, with an exceptional opera / jazz concert on the large lawn.


Festival Talleyrand

After its fourth edition, the 2019 Talleyrand Festival will take place every weekend from September 7 to 29. This music festival featuring ancient instruments, launched in 2014, is becoming a major event, with a loyal audience.


Opening hours

Château de Valençay is open everyday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Visitor information

Due to an official reception on Tuesday 17th September, kitchens will be closed to the visit from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Thank you for your understanding.

Visitor information

For security reasons, the labyrinth is temporarily closed. We apologize in advance for the inconvenience.

Gourmet Thursdays

The next event will be held on Thursday, 3rd October between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. in the Office des Cuisines with Alain Lavaud, the chef of “Les Saisons Gourmandes” restaurant in St Pierre de Jards.

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