THORE-LA-ROCHETTE

Château de Rochambeau

Description

This site has been in the family since 1516; the château was expanded by Maréchal de Rochambeau who made a name for himself in the American War of Independence. It is in a particularly pleasant, picturesque site on the banks of the Loir, and the grounds have a surprising alleyway of century-old lime trees. Comprising a renovated main building, with two pavilions on either side, a Mansart roof, period woodwork, a main courtyard surrounded by superb outbuildings pressing up to the rock of the hillside, a chapel, a horseshoe staircase, etc. It is also furnished and contains memorabilia from the Maréchal. The central part of the château dates from the 16th century, the two surrounding pavilions from the 18th century. Only free self visit: outsides and chapel.


Informations complémentaires
Langues documentation : French, English
Ouverture
Du 01/07/2020 Au 23/07/2020
Du 28/07/2020 Au 31/07/2020
Du 17/09/2020 Au 20/09/2020Horaires d'ouvertures :

Jeudi 10:00 à 16:00
Vendredi 10:00 à 16:00
Samedi 12:00 à 18:00
Dimanche 12:00 à 18:00

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