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Chateau de Villandry

3 rue Principale | Villandry, 37510 Villandry, France
+33 2 47 50 02 09
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A monumental countryside villa surrounded by world-famous gardens, organized in the classic French Renaissance style.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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3 rue Principale | Villandry, 37510 Villandry, France
+33 2 47 50 02 09
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Reviewed yesterday

It was my third visit.It was hot and I thought I would visit the gardens first but I recommend visiting the chateau first which is nicely furnished.The exit from the chateau is an ideal vantage point and a strategic place to start exploring the gardens....More

Thank Australiafrancophile
Reviewed 2 days ago

Smaller than some of the other chateaux but interesting. It does have extensive gardens many of which are formal. Lovely restaurant just on the edge of the chateau. This chateau is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Jak Jak G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our third and last Chateau for the Loire Valley region was called Villandry, the main structure is not large compared to Chenonceau or Chambord and not as extravagant, although the inside was very immaculately preserved and told a story of it's inhabitants throughout the centuries....More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 6 days ago

The garden is really worth a visit. It is divided into lots of squares. One part is full of salads and vegetables together with flowers. There is a maze, of course, and a nice forest to walk in. The attached restaurant also has decent wines...More

Thank Ramon K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this fabulous chateau and gardens at Villandry on the recommendation of some French friends. It did not disappoint! The gardens were immaculate and laid out in an almost magical manner. It is well worth trekking up to the higher ground to get an...More

Thank Seenoff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chateau was interesting and had many neat hidden gems.. but the outdoor gardens were beautiful and complex. Enjoyed taking pictures and wandering around the massive gardens and seeing all that awaited.

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite the sweat pouring off of us on a very hot summers day our visit to Chateau de Villandry was much enjoyed. It was interesting to see how the Spanish owner transformed the chateau back into what it was supposed to be, including the beautiful...More

Thank BryGL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited the chateau previously and enjoying it thought we would visit again. When we arrived the temperature was well over 30 degrees and I remembered there wasn't much shade around the grounds so we went to the attached food stand and had very nice...More

Thank andta1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously one of the nice Loire castles because of its fantastic gardens. The castle itself is also worth the tour, for its architecture (not so much for its paintings!). We were there at the end of the afternoon shortly before closing time which helped not...More

Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If visiting Loire valley and Castles, dont miss this Castles it has beautiful Garden. Really worth the entrance of 10.50 euro for Castle and Garden.

Thank Atil R
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Hi Are dogs allowed? Thanks
28 May 2017|
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Response from Villandry-Direction | Property representative |
Yes you can bring your dog on leash in the garden, Inside the house it is only possible for small dogs that you can held in your arms
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What type of flowering trees are in the playground area...white flowers, whose petal covered the grass in a white carpet?
4 December 2016|
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Response from HCarvallo | Property representative |
Bonjour , These trees are malus baccata, some kind of decorative apple trees producing very little red apple which are more decorative than eatable.
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Did Leonardo da Vinci ever live at Château de Villandry?
18 August 2016|
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Response from 29Jetsetter | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of. He stayed at Chateau Clos Luce, also in the same part of the Loire valley.