Chateau de Villandry, Villandry

#2 of 41 in Parks in Indre-et-Loire
Garden Castle Must See
Considered by many people to be the most beautiful gardens anywhere, Chateau de Villandry owner, Henri Carvallo, proudly and jovially keeps the property maintained in immaculate condition for your enjoyment. Its famous Renaissance gardens, include a water garden, ornamental flower gardens, and vegetable gardens. The garden layout includes formal patterns created with low box hedges. You can learn more about the gardens and castle with a guided tour available in English. Take your sweetheart on a carriage ride, and then play tennis on the real grass court complete with free rule sheets for the classic game. Plan my day in Villandry using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • Undoubtedly one of the best furnished castles in the Loire Valley. All rooms are tastefully furnished. The gardens are sublime and fountain-filled.
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  • Nice castle and imposing gardens, well maintained. The gardens are beautiful, to do absolutely. Very peaceful to stroll in this remarkable garden.
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  • Beautiful place and splendid gardens. We took the free guided tour which was well worth it. We paid a reduced entry price as the gardens were not in bloom at the time of our visit (end of March) There is a café on the grounds but you can also leave the castle and go to one of many restaurants in the village and come back to see some more of the garden later. Just get your wrist stamped.
  • Not sure if I should rate this. Only stopped for a drink in the village on the way through, but it looks and feels great. The coffee was good too
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