Vaugirard Castle

Champdieu

With its slate roofs topped with pinnacles and its rammed earth structure, the Château de Vaugirard is a beautiful example of the early 17th century classical architecture.

Description

Listed as a historic monument and classed as « remarkable mud brick construction”, the castle is a typical example of the more comfortable style of architecture introduced at the beginning of the 17th century. Take a walk in the castle gardens replanted in an English style in the 19th century, before going inside to discover the well proportioned , harmonious architecture of this castle. Admire the frescoes portraying the Grand Caroussel organised by Louis XIV, unique in France.

Equipements

  • Picnic area
  • Car park
  • Coach parking

services

  • Coach access
  • Guided tours

Prices

Adult: 7 €
Child : 4 €
Group adults: 4 €
Group children : 3 €.

Child entry valid for 0 - 18 years.

Payment options

  • Check Check
  • Cash Cash

Opening period

From 01/06 to 30/09, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday between 2 pm and 6 pm.

Spoken languages

  • German German
  • English English
  • French French

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Vaugirard Castle Route de Chalain-d'Uzore 1771 chemin de barge Lieu dit "Vaugirard" 42600 Champdieu 04 77 58 33 88