Gardens Of the Château d'Ussé - Rigny-Ussé (37) - Indre-et-Loire - Centre-Val-de-Loire - France

Gardens Of the Château d'Ussé

Rigny-Ussé - Indre-et-Loire (37) - Centre-Val-de-Loire - France

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Gardens Of the Château d'Ussé : The lower terrace carries the pleasure garden. Access is from the eastern moat. At the high bed's eastern end, which dominates the two lower levels, square lawns and side alleys overlook the orangery garden below. Note the beautiful topiaries.
Symmetrically a deeper garden prolongs the terrace at the west. It conserves some trees from the last century, on the lawn and discloses the beautiful ornaments of the terrace of honour. If the oval basin indicates a perpendicular axe from the window of the grand salon, the principal axe of composition for the garden is taken from the grand terrace.
Below, the ancient kitchen garden is invisible from the terrace of honour. The flowers which decorate the interior of the castle are grown near the orangery.

  • Opening 2022 :
    February 14 to March 31: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    April 1 to September 30: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    October 1 to November 14: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Last ticket delivered 1 hour before closing time.
    Free visit only, audio guide only.
    Guided tour for the groups (advised reservation).
  • Visits :
    Unguided visits.
    Guided visits with previous booking .
    Access partially adapted for disabled persons.
    Brochures at the entrance to the castle translated into English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Polish, French and Chinese.
    Reservation groups
  • Charges :
    Adult (+ 16 years old): € 14
    Child from 8 to 16 years old: € 5
    Child (- 8 years old): free
    audio guide € 3 and € 2 for groups
    Adult group (from 20 people): € 10
    Children group (up to 16 years old): € 4
    The guide and the driver are free.
  • Services :
    Shop, Public lavatory, Dog admitted if kept on a lead, Carpark arranged, Castle visitation, Exhibition visitation, Collections, audioguide, Treasure hunt fot children.
    For kids :
    For young visitors to the Sleeping Beauty Castle, enter the Legend with this unusual treasure hunt “Ussé Castle and Fairy Tale”!
    Visit of the Exhibition: Period costumes.
  • Access :
    For people with reduced mobility we open the castle gate and accept if necessary to get in the car.
    GPS (Lat x Long) : 47.250925000, 0.292559000