Description

Many people have heard the famous French phrase: "Pasture and ploughing are the two teats from which France is fed..." But apart from being famous for the uttering of this statement, who was the great Duke of Sully? Through the 14 rooms of the château, you will gain an insight into the château owner, the illustrious statesman and faithful companion of King Henry IV. From the medieval dungeon (you will cross the wall-walk and pass under the magnificent upturned boat hull roof structure) to the cosy and richly furnished rooms, you will discover the life and career of the Duke of Sully, through a rich collection of pictures, tapestries, statues and painted decors. You will also discover that this architectural gem played host to Joan of Arc, Louis IIV and Voltaire."

"Many people have heard the famous French phrase: "Pasture and ploughing are the two teats from which France is fed..." But apart from being famous for the uttering of this statement, who was the great Duke of Sully? Through the 14 rooms of the château, you will gain an insight into the château owner, the illustrious statesman and faithful companion of King Henry IV. From the medieval dungeon (you will cross the wall-walk and pass under the magnificent upturned boat hull roof structure) to the cosy and richly furnished rooms, you will discover the life and career of the Duke of Sully, through a rich collection of pictures, tapestries, statues and painted decors. You will also discover that this architectural gem played host to Joan of Arc, Louis IIV and Voltaire."

"Many people have heard the famous French phrase: "Pasture and ploughing are the two teats from which France is fed..." But apart from being famous for the uttering of this statement, who was the great Duke of Sully? Through the 14 rooms of the château, you will gain an insight into the château owner, the illustrious statesman and faithful companion of King Henry IV. From the medieval dungeon (you will cross the wall-walk and pass under the magnificent upturned boat hull roof structure) to the cosy and richly furnished rooms, you will discover the life and career of the Duke of Sully, through a rich collection of pictures, tapestries, statues and painted decors. You will also discover that this architectural gem played host to Joan of Arc, Louis IIV and Voltaire."

"Many people have heard the famous French phrase: "Pasture and ploughing are the two teats from which France is fed..." But apart from being famous for the uttering of this statement, who was the great Duke of Sully? Through the 14 rooms of the château, you will gain an insight into the château owner, the illustrious statesman and faithful companion of King Henry IV. From the medieval dungeon (you will cross the wall-walk and pass under the magnificent upturned boat hull roof structure) to the cosy and richly furnished rooms, you will discover the life and career of the Duke of Sully, through a rich collection of pictures, tapestries, statues and painted decors. You will also discover that this architectural gem played host to Joan of Arc, Louis IIV and Voltaire.

Labels

  • La Loire à Vélo
  • Maison des Illustres
  • UNESCO World Heritage
  • Qualité Tourisme
  • Decorative arts
  • Fine arts
  • History
  • Palace
  • Fortified castle
  • Keep
  • Tomb and sepulchre
  • Medieval

Visit

Individual

  • Permanent free visit
  • Visite guidée permanente
  • Durée visite individuelle : 01:30 Hours (average)

Groups

  • Visite guidée permanente
  • Visite guidée sur demande

Comfort / services

  • Shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Hall hire
  • Parking
  • Film projection room
  • Fully equipped meeting room
  • Wifi
  • Shop
  • Accepted animals : no
  • Bus parking

Prices

  • Full adult price : 8,00 € - Visite libre à partir de 18 ans
  • Discount rate : 5,00 € - Visite libre - enfant de 6 à 17 ans, étudiants jusqu’à 25 ans ; personne en situation de handicap sur présentation de la carte d'invalidité et son accompagnateur
  • Full adult price : 10,00 € - Visite guidée
  • Discount rate : 6,00 € - Visite guidée - de 6 à 17 ans, étudiants jusqu’à 25 ans ; personne en situation de handicap sur présentation de la carte d'invalidité et son accompagnateur
  • Other rates : 17,00 € - Pass famille : 2 adultes + 2 enfants de plus de 6 ans

Moyens de paiements

  • Debit cards
  • Cheques
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash

Opening

Of 01/05/2024 at 30/06/2024

  • Le LUNDI
  • Le MARDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le MERCREDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le JEUDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le VENDREDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le SAMEDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le DIMANCHE Of 10:00 at 18:00

Of 01/07/2024 at 31/08/2024

  • Le LUNDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le MARDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le MERCREDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le JEUDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le VENDREDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le SAMEDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le DIMANCHE Of 10:00 at 18:00

Of 01/09/2024 at 30/09/2024

  • Le LUNDI
  • Le MARDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le MERCREDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le JEUDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le VENDREDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le SAMEDI Of 10:00 at 18:00
  • Le DIMANCHE Of 10:00 at 18:00

Of 01/10/2024 at 31/12/2024

  • Le LUNDI
  • Le MARDI Of 13:30 at 17:30
  • Le MERCREDI Of 13:30 at 17:30
  • Le JEUDI Of 13:30 at 17:30
  • Le VENDREDI Of 13:30 at 17:30
  • Le SAMEDI Of 10:00 at 12:00 And Of 13:30 at 17:30
  • Le DIMANCHE Of 10:00 at 12:00 And Of 13:30 at 17:30