In the XNUMXth century, in the light of technical progress and mentalities, parks and pleasure residences took over from the austere medieval castles.

In 1741, Alexandre de Vendeuvre had thee Castle of Vendeuvre. Even today, it is inhabited by the same family. She maintains the estate with passion and an insatiable desire to share an authentic family history. In the rooms of castle, the decor and period furniture will take you back in time to discover the daily life of a noble family of the XNUMXth century. In the sumptuous gardens, mixing French and English styles, let yourself be carried away by the magical atmosphere of the place and be surprised by the atmospheres and the water games.   

A suspended parenthesis

back in time to discover the splendor and art of living in the Age of Enlightenment.

Inside the Château de Vendeuvre

Daily life in the XNUMXth century

It's a real journey through time to which the Vendeuvre family invites you. On the inside, the castle has kept its original furniture. Discover an authentic decoration where family paintings rub shoulders with games tables, dog houses and automatons.

The miniature furniture museum

A real jewel of the 700th century, the Château de Vendeuvre houses a unique collection of miniature furniture in its former orangery. In total, more than XNUMX pieces of furniture and thousands of small objects appear in the inventory of this exceptional collection. These testify to the passion devoted by the nobility to the decorative arts in the XNUMXth century.

The gardens of the Château de Vendeuvre

The huge park of the castle hosts three superb gardens.

  • Un French garden had been created during the construction of the castle. It gave way to a magnificent landscaped park in the XNUMXth century.
  • Le utility garden, an essential component of this type of XNUMXth century residence, includes a fish tank and a rare water dovecote.
  • And finally, the groves and fancy constructions hide the “surprise” water gardens, nestled in the heart of lush vegetation.

Opening time

From April 01 to June 30
Monday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Tuesday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Wednesday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Thursday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Friday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Saturday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Sunday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
From July 01 to August 31
Monday Open from 12:30 a.m. to 18:30 p.m.
Tuesday Open from 12:30 a.m. to 18:30 p.m.
Wednesday Open from 12:30 a.m. to 18:30 p.m.
Thursday Open from 12:30 a.m. to 18:30 p.m.
Friday Open from 12:30 a.m. to 18:30 p.m.
Saturday Open from 12:30 a.m. to 18:30 p.m.
Sunday Open from 12:30 a.m. to 18:30 p.m.
From September 01 to September 30
Monday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Tuesday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Wednesday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Thursday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Friday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Saturday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Sunday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
From 19 October to 01 November
Monday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Tuesday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Wednesday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Thursday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Friday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Saturday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Sunday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.

Prices

Type Price
Basic price – Adult Full price 10 € - 13,50 €
Child rate 8 € - 11 €
Annual pass maximum € 27

Getting to the Castle

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Château de Vendeuvre
9 Castle Street
14170 VENDEUVRE

+02 31 40 93 83 XNUMX

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