Valençay with friends


Adults 2019

From a richly furnished and decorated castle to its gardens and its beautiful park,
you will discover one of the most beautiful sites of the Loire Valley in Valençay.

We can help you plan your outing for a customized visit,
adapted specifically to meet everyone’s needs: tourism professionals,
associations, local authorities, etc.

 

Château tours

From formal living rooms to historic kitchens, experience the French art of living in the time of Talleyrand!

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Self-guided tour
Duration : 1 hour
Podiums set up throughout the tour.


Guided tour

Duration : 1 hour
Guided tour of the formal living rooms, private apartments and château kitchen.


Guided audio tour

Duration : 1 hour
Guided tour of the château with an interactive audio guide.

 

 

Theatre Tour

Discover this early 19th century treasure, which has beautifully preserved all its sets and backdrops.

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Duration : 30 minutes
Only with a guide.


Guided tours for groups can be arranged in English, upon reservation
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Culinary activities

Complete your visit by learning about the culinary heritage and local specialties in the former kitchens of Antonin Carême, Talleyrand’s personal chef.

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Tasting of A.O.P. products
Valençay Cheese and Wine
Duration: 45 minutes
Presentation and tasting
of Valençay wines and cheeses by a local winegrower.


Gourmet Thursdays
Duration : 1 hour
Free tasting and demonstration in the historic kitchens by the chefs of the Tables Gourmandes du Berry who reinterpret Antonin Carême’s recipes.

 

Parc and gardens

From the blooming gardens to the park forest, discover the estate and all its important historical and forest landmarks.

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Self-guided tour
Duration : 2h00

Self-guided tour of the park and gardens


Discover
the Forêt des Princes in an electric car
Duration : 45 minutes
Historic and forest trail in the park of the castle (4 km). 

 

Exceptional evenings

Discover Château de Valençay at night, immersed in a magical and enchanting atmosphere. Experience a unique and timeless moment.

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Summer candlelight evenings
A popular summer event, candlelight evenings are back once again this year with more than 3,000 candles that will light up the château and its gardens for an amazing show. Also, discover the interior of the château by candlelight!

Dates : 9, 14 and 16 August at 21:00 p.m.

 

Rates

from 15 people

Château and park visit : 9,00€

Audioguide : 3,00€

Guided tour of the Château : 4,00€

Guided tour of the Theatre : 4,00€

Golfcar rental : 3,50€

Tasting of A.O.P. Wine & Cheese from Valençay given by a local wine-maker : 7,00€

Evening candlelight : nous consulter

Free visit to Talleyrand’s grave (Valençay town centre)

 

Reservation conditions

Group rates apply for a minimum of 15 visitors.
One free visit is given for every 20 paying entries.
The bus driver is given free entry. All group visits must be confirmed in writing.

The number of participants, date, arrival and departure times, services contracted plus complete contact information should be sent to our booking department to draw up a contract.

Catering is possible in the Orangery offering group menus, please check the restaurant’s page.

Contact
+33 (0)2 54 00 41 82
groupes@chateau-valencay.fr 

 

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