You could mistake the Château de Chaumont for being pulled straight out of Disneyland, except it was built 1,000 years ago to manage borders. After a turbulent history (it was dismantled and then rebuilt after a failed rebellion against King Louis XI), the grounds have bloomed into a horticultural dream. Art comes alive at the Domaine de Chaumont-...
- * Skip-the-line entrance and access to the entire Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire
- * Admission to International Garden Festival (if applicable) and other cultural programme and events
- * Audio guide (can be purchased on-site for €4)
- * Admission to Les Jardins de Lumière
- * No bulky luggage allowed inside (max. 55x35x20cm) * Lockers available at the entrance * Bags are checked systematically * Short-leashed dogs allowed on the domain's grounds (not in the castle) * Kids under 6 get in free, no ticket required * Free entry: disabled visitors, press card holders * Please show your smartphone ticket at the entrance * Last admission 1 hour before closing * Picnic areas available on-site near the south entrance * You will be asked to provide an ID document for the loan of any items
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