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Chateau du Rivau, Lemere

Categories: Gardens, Castles, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web
Gallivant with your children in the realm of faeries at Chateau du Rivau, an authentic medieval fortress surrounded by 14 gardens alive with fairy tales. A popular tourist attraction today, the rich history of this castle includes a visit by Joan of Arc. Today, the castle, the stables, and the six hectare (14.8 acre) park combine botany, history, art, and magic. Large sculptures on the outdoor grounds are sure to surprise you while sparking the imagination of the child within. An on-site flower bar in the garden serves drinks made from herbs and flowers inspired by the ancients. Work out when and for how long to visit Chateau du Rivau and other Lemere attractions using our handy Lemere vacation planner.
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  • Indeed, a GPS can help. The hosting of this private castle staff is very kind. We went on full display of pumpkins, very refreshing. We can be very resistant to the modern works on display in the Castle... but the gardens, crisp and fairy deserve to linger and dream.
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  • The owners of the chateau have done a marvellous job of renovating it. The interior is a clever mix of the old and new but the best bit is the garden. I was a bit apprehensive that it would be a bit t...  read more »
  • In view of the fact that the chateau was effectively derelict for a long period of time until the wonderful restoration by the current owners; both the chateau and gardens are a delightful surprise. T...  read more »
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