Castle of Blois

Camping near Blois in Loir-et-Cher

ideally located in the heart of the Loir-et-Cher, the 4* Les Cochars campsite welcomes you to discover the most beautiful castles of the region.

Blois is the capital of the Loir-et-Cher department. The city is ideal for strolling around while enjoying a charming setting rich in history.

Blois Castle at 35 min

Located in the heart of the city of Blois, on the right bank of the Loire River, the castle of Blois gathers around the same courtyard a panorama of French architecture from the Middle Ages to the classical period, which makes it a key building for understanding the evolution of architecture over the centuries.

It was the favorite residence of the kings of France during the Renaissance.

The restored royal apartments are furnished and decorated with polychrome decorations of the nineteenth century, created by Felix Duban in the line of the restorers contemporary of Viollet-le-Duc.

An extraordinary staircase and a famous assassination, that of the Duke of Guise, the legend of this fabulous castle is not limited to that.

Its style mixing flamboyant gothic, Italian renaissance, classical order, but above all, inventiveness and fantasy going sometimes to the point of extravagance make this castle a must-see.