Chaumont Castle

Camping near the castle of Chaumont in Loire-et-Cher

Overlooking the Loire, the castle of Chaumont has been influenced by various eras.

This castle is intimately linked with the one of Chenonceau, since Catherine de Medici forced Diane de Poitiers to give her Chenonceau against Chaumont.

Chaumont Castle at 30 minutes

It retains the silhouette of a fortress, although the Renaissance style of decoration is refined. Inside, the rooms of Catherine de Medici and Diane de Poitiers recall the passage of the two rivals. The council room, paved with magnificent majolica, is decorated with tapestries

The International Conservatory of Parks and Gardens and Landscape, located on the farm, hosts the annual International Garden Festival, an event we recommend.

A selection of landscape creations related to a particular theme. Today, the Festival has become an essential meeting place for the art of gardening, and is aimed at both specialists and the general public.