The Château de la Varenne was built in 1506 in a pure french Renaissance style. Its proportions are very harmonious : the tiled roof, as high s the stone part, is flanked by four slated watch-towers. In the main hall, the exceptional Renaissance carved-stone ceiling and the XVIIIth century staircase can be seen at certain dates only. The grounds, surrounded by the river Saulx, include a terrace in the french style and a romantic park with remarkable trees.
Two different views confront the visitor to this lovely 50 acre country park that surrounds this château built between the 16th and 18th century. From the classic formal French style terrace the garden is separated by a wooded area, leading to a vast meadow dotted with flowers. There are botanical scented sections and the rare species and exceptional viewpoints are marked with information panels. Strategically placed stone benches give the visitor a chance to rest and admire the surroundings.
- OPENING 2018 For individuals, from 10 am to 12 pm and from 3 pm to 7 pm:
May 5th to May 13th
from June 1st to June 3rd for the Garden Rendezvous
from June 30 to July 7
from 7 to 19 August
from September 1st to 7th.
Journées Européennes du Patrimoine : Sunday 16th September only.
For groups, from May to October inclusive, by appointment, confirmed by mail.
Visit of the park only: 4 €
Visit of the park and the classified parts of the castle: 6 €
Guided tour of the interior: 11h, 16h, 17h.
Child under 16: Free
6 € from 20 people or 8 € from 10 people,
For groups with accompanying persons.
This price includes the guided tour of the classified parts inside the castle and the free visit of the park (20ha) with visiting brochure (total time between 1h and 1h30)
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- Address: Château de la Varenne, HAIRONVILLE
- GPS: 48.686223,5.083284000000049