Château d'Ambleville

Ambleville, France

The Château d'Ambleville is a French Renaissance style château located within the regional park of Vexin. The gardens are classified among the Notable Gardens of France.

The château was built in the 16th century for the seigneurs of Ambleville and Villarceaux by architect Jean Grappin, on the foundations of a medieval castle on the banks of the Aubette. In the 17th century, the house was acquired by the Duke of Villeroy, Nicolas V, the Ambassador of France to Medicis. He created a garden in the Florentine style. The house was purchased in 1893 by Charles Sedelmeyer (1837–1925), who restored the chateau and added a theater and Venetian chimneys and balconies. In 1928 the new owner, the Marquise de Villefranche, remade the gardens after those of the recently restored gardens of the Villa Gamberaia in Florence. Today they offer one of the best examples of an Italian Renaissance garden in France.

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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France

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Steph De Bessa (2 years ago)
Super top ! Jardin et château trop beaux. Une belle promenade
Augé Alison (2 years ago)
Magnifique ! Mais pique-nique interdit dommage....
Chris S (2 years ago)
Très beau château. Les jardins sont magnifiques. Beau mobilier.
Bruno GREIBILL (2 years ago)
De passage en virée de motards, nous n'avons pas pu résister à l'envie de nous y arrêter pour le plaisir des yeux. Très bel endroit chargé d'histoire à visiter même avec de jeunes enfants pour son parc. Pas comme nois, pensez à vous renseigner à l'avance des horaires des visites pour mieux en profiter. Nous y reviendrons dans ces conditions car vraiment ça donne envie.
Gaele F (2 years ago)
Entrée des jardins à 6 euros acceptable si cela est destiné à la remise en état du château et des jardins... L'accueil pourrait cependant être moins froid et donner un minimum d'information sur le lieu... On se sent un peu perdu dans ces jardins qui sont un peu à l'abandon... Quelques belles fleurs à admirer...
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