Château de Rochambeau1 Hameau de Rochambeau
41100 THORE-LA-ROCHETTETéléphone : 02 54 72 85 email@example.com
This site has been in the family since 1516; the chÃ¢teau was expanded by MarÃ©chal 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 MarÃ©chal. The central part of the chÃ¢teau dates from the 16th century, the two surrounding pavilions from the 18th century. Only free self visit: outsides and chapel.