Park and Gardens of the Château d'Ainay Le Vieil : The landscape park surrounds the medieval castle, and the water games from the early 17th century guide us in promenade that is a real initiation into garden art: the Garden of the Poets with its flower-lined arcade avenue and its green rooms, the Rose Garden with its ancient varieties, and its climbing roses that invade the trees and the two 17th century summer houses, the Island Square with its structure of palissade-trimmed hornbeams, the Charterhouses that have each their own theme garden: the mixed-border, the sculpted orchard, the meditation garden, the cloister with its simples and the embroidered flower beds.
The gardens of the château d'Ainay-le-Vieil are classified as Historical Monuments and ”Remarkable Garden”.
Created in : XVIème siècle
Surface : 7 hectares
- Opening 2022 :
Every day from Thursday April 1 to Sunday October 3: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Every day except Tuesday, from Wednesday September 1 to Sunday October 3: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Opening hours of the Castle : to be consulted on the Castle's website above.
- Visits :
Access partially adapted for disabled persons.
Tours of the gardens are free. A map is provided to you at reception. At the entrance to each garden, a sign gives explanations.
The castle can only be visited with a guide and lasts approximately 1h15.
- Charges :
Adult: Castle, park and gardens € 9.00 / Park and gardens € 8.00
Child (5 to 11 years old): Castle, park and gardens € 5.00 / Park and gardens € 4.00
Child (12 to 18 years old): Castle, park and gardens € 7.00 / Park and gardens € 6.00
Group (from 20 people): Castle, park and gardens € 8.00 / Park and gardens € 7.00
Large family, student, job seeker (with card): Castle, park and gardens € 7.00 / Park and gardens € 6.00.
- Services :
Shop, Picnic area, Public lavatory, Fastfood-Restaurant, Restaurant, Bed and Breakfast, Self-catering cottage, Saloons to let, Seminars, Receptions, Cocktails, Marriage photos, Wi-Fi Access, Children's workshops, Lawns for sunbathing, Dog admitted if kept on a lead, Carpark arranged, Castle visitation, Exhibition visitation.
- Access :
216 / 5000
Résultats de traduction
By A71, exit at Saint-Amand-Montrond, then take the RD 2144 towards Montluçon, follow it for 8 km to Meslon. Take the D2 on the right towards La Celette. After 2 km, you are in Ainay-le-Vieil.
GPS (Lat x Long) : 46.667742000, 2.550845000