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Château and gardens of Le Rivau - CRT Centre Val de Loire - EN
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Château and gardens of Le Rivau

Château and gardens of Le Rivau à LEMERE © G. Bertholon 18

10 km from Chinon, Rivau castle will surprise you with its originality and its sense of humor. The castle is a modern and lively castle that boosts all your senses : 500 perfumed roses, an amazing kitchen garden monumental sculptures in the gardens and the castle. For kids : treasure huts and costumes. For adults : a floral tea room, exhibits and hammocks. You will have trouble leaving.

Opening times

From 01/07/2020 to 30/09/2020

Opening days :

  • monday from 10h00 to 19h00
  • tuesday from 10h00 to 19h00
  • wednesday from 10h00 to 19h00
  • thursday from 10h00 to 19h00
  • friday from 10h00 to 19h00
  • saturday from 10h00 to 19h00
  • sunday from 10h00 to 19h00
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From 01/10/2020 to 01/11/2020

Opening days :

  • monday from 10h00 to 18h00
  • tuesday from 10h00 to 18h00
  • wednesday from 10h00 to 18h00
  • thursday from 10h00 to 18h00
  • friday from 10h00 to 18h00
  • saturday from 10h00 to 18h00
  • sunday from 10h00 to 18h00

Certification labels

  • Jardin remarquable
  • Qualité Tourisme
  • Accueil vélo
  • Accueil Vélo site de visite et de loisirs
  • Ambassadeur Val de Loire
  • Démarche d'excellence grands sites
  • Escapades aux jardins
  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
  • Rendez-vous en France
  • Valeurs Parc Naturel Régional
  • Vignobles et Découvertes
  • Hearing handicap
  • Mental handicap
  • Motor handicap
  • Visual handicap
  • Plant collection
  • Herbs / medicinal plants
  • Vegetable garden
  • Listed or registered (CNMHS)

Prices & Payment methods

  • Full adult price : 11€
  • Guided tour extra charge : From 60€ to 200€
  • Child rate : From 5€ to 7€
  • : From 32€ to 37€
  • Discount rate : From 5€ to 9€
  • Group rate : From 5€ to 9€
  • Annual subscription pass : From 30€ to 75€
  • Audioguide extra charge : 3,50€

Payment methods

  • Carte bleue
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash
  • Eurocard - Mastercard
  • Eurocheques
  • Money transfer
  • Visa

Description

Description of heritage

  • Descriptif du centre d'interprétation
    10 km from Chinon, Rivau castle will surprise you with its originality and its sense of humor. The castle is a modern and lively castle that boosts all your senses : 500 perfumed roses, an amazing kitchen garden monumental sculptures in the gardens and the castle. For kids : treasure huts and costumes. For adults : a floral tea room, exhibits and hammocks. You will have trouble leaving.

  • Descriptif du parc et jardin
    10 km from Chinon, Rivau castle will surprise you with its originality and its sense of humor. The castle is a modern and lively castle that boosts all your senses : 500 perfumed roses, an amazing kitchen garden monumental sculptures in the gardens and the castle. For kids : treasure huts and costumes. For adults : a floral tea room, exhibits and hammocks. You will have trouble leaving.

  • Descriptif du musée
    10 km from Chinon, Rivau castle will surprise you with its originality and its sense of humor. The castle is a modern and lively castle that boosts all your senses : 500 perfumed roses, an amazing kitchen garden monumental sculptures in the gardens and the castle. For kids : treasure huts and costumes. For adults : a floral tea room, exhibits and hammocks. You will have trouble leaving.

  • Descriptif du site et monument historique
    10 km from Chinon, Rivau castle will surprise you with its originality and its sense of humor. The castle is a modern and lively castle that boosts all your senses : 500 perfumed roses, an amazing kitchen garden monumental sculptures in the gardens and the castle. For kids : treasure huts and costumes. For adults : a floral tea room, exhibits and hammocks. You will have trouble leaving.

Spoken languages

  • French
  • English

Catering

  • Traditional restaurant
  • Tea room

Services

  • Shop

Facilities

  • Picnic area
  • Bar / refreshment bar
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fully equipped meeting room
  • Wifi
  • Bus parking

Accessibility

  • In addition to the majestic silhouette of the medieval castle, the Rivau gardens boast 450 rose varieties and remarkable works of art. The Gargantua kitchen garden, Alice's labyrinth.... or the Bamboo Kiosk, this outdoor museum is like a fairy-tale and has received the "Jardins remarquables" and "Qualité TourismeTM" distinctions. Activities are organised in the fourteen theme gardens year round: workshops, storytelling and tea parties.
  • Handicap access

Group

Groups accepted

  • Minimum group size: 15

Visit

Languages of the visit :
  • French
  • English
  • German
  • Italian

Average duration of the group visit: 02h00
Average duration of the individual visit:02h00

Activities

On site

  • Specific theme activities
  • Adult workshop
  • Junior workshop
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions

Location

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