The Gardens of Valmer Castle
- distance: around 40km
The Chateau de Valmer is a Renaissance-era castle built from the 16th to the 18th century near the village of Chançay in the department of Indre-et-Loire.
The castle's formal French-style gardens, as well as its kitchen garden, plant conservatory, and heritage vegetables have been decreed a "Remarkable Garden" by the French Ministry of Culture in 2004.
Official Site of Valmer Castle
Blog of Valmer Castle
Article on Valmer Castle in Wikipedia
Free wine tasting and sale of Valmer
from 10am to 12am from Tuesday to Saturday all year
from 11am to 6pm the 1st week-end of June, from july the 1st to August the 31st and the 3rd week-end of September
Opening times for the gardens
11am to 6pm the 1st week-end of June, in July and August every day except Wednesday and the 3rd week-end of September
The gardens and wine cellars are open for groups all over the year on appointment.