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Domaine de Chamarande

Thirty-five kilometres south of Paris, easily accessible by RER train, the Domaine de Chamarande is a unique space that combines a vast landscaped park with an arts centre set within a 17th-century chateau.
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Description

The Chamarande estate is a perfect destination for a bucolic escape that will delight both nature and culture lovers. Located in an exceptional natural setting, in the Juine Valley, by the Forest of Belvédère, it is easily accessible from Paris by RER, with the park only a 5-minute walk from the station. The nearly 100-hectare estate, which holds the prestigious “Remarkable Garden” label awarded by the French Ministry of Culture, offers a wide range of different landscapes: from dense forests to prairies, river-bank walks, a 17th-century formal French garden and a 19th-century English garden.

Nature and culture

Part of the Chamarande estate’s unique appeal derives from the fact it is also an important artistic and cultural centre. In conjunction with the local departmental contemporary art fund, the FDAC, the château, park and orangery provide the setting for exhibitions and permanent installations of contemporary art throughout the year. Make sure you don’t miss Philippe Ramette’s monumental sculptures, which were specially conceived for the site.

Alongside the beautiful natural setting, the estate also holds architectural treasures: a Louis XIII-style château, built in 1654; the orangery, with its harmonious brick-and-stone façade; the Belvédère Pavilion, which offers sweeping views of the surrounding countryside; and the Ice House, one of the park’s curiosities, dating from 1740.

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Community facilities

Access and contact

38, rue du Commandant Arnoux
91730 Chamarande

Days and opening hours

All year round, daily between 9 am and 5 pm. Opening hours may vary during the year. Please check the Domain website for further information.

Prices

  • Free

Facility

  • Public WC
  • Car park
  • Restaurant
  • Coach parking
  • Free car park

Services

  • Pets welcome
  • Educational visits
  • Room hire
  • Themed tour
  • Guided tours

Activities

  • Concert
  • Temporary exhibition
  • Shows
  • Theatre

Tour

Spoken languages

  • French

Guided tour languages

  • French

Single mean time tour

90 mins

Single services tour

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided individual tours available permanently
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Accessibility

  • Hearing disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Site, building partially accessible

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