Chateau de Villandry, Villandry

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#1 of 38 in Parks in Indre-et-Loire
Must see · Garden · Castle
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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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  • Stunning gardens made this a favorite of the six chateaus we visited on our trip. There’s a maze and children’s play area, and a serene shaded walking path above the expansive gardens. We enjoyed... 
    Stunning gardens made this a favorite of the six chateaus we visited on our trip. There’s a maze and children’s play area, and a serene shaded walking path above the expansive gardens. We enjoyed...  more »
  • These are superlative gardens. We loved the view of them from above and also walking through them. The vegetable gardens were especially amazing. The chateau itself had interesting rooms and we were.....  more
    These are superlative gardens. We loved the view of them from above and also walking through them. The vegetable gardens were especially amazing. The chateau itself had interesting rooms and we were.....  more »
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  • Lovely chateau. Good price. The rooms were gorgeous and you could almost imagine living in them, rather than the grandeur that you see in most chateaux. The gardens were beautiful. I've come away with ideas, which I'll need to scale down a lot, for my garden. Really peaceful walking around (Wednesday in early July). Highly recommended
  • Such a beautiful place to visit. Palace was great and was the garden. Very beautiful. Enjoyed being there. Connectivity was also nice. Tourism office members from Tours helped us to reach there. Rather city bus also goes there.😊😊

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