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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Christ ROLEX (10 months ago)
Jacques San Geronimo (11 months ago)
Delighted to finally be able to visit it, beautiful building and very pleasant interior visit thanks to the very competent guide, we can see that the castle has still lived well. As the owners live in it, interior photos are prohibited (too bad). While waiting and after visiting the castle, what a pleasure to walk in a magnificent garden.
Peter Kontopoulos (11 months ago)
Fantastic gardens and castle with chapel. Some unlucky castle indeed
Christine GINET (2 years ago)
This castle has the special structure and beautiful. The estate in front of the castle is the very nice garden.
olivier dupas (3 years ago)
One of the three water towers. An exterior visit that changes according to the seasons. To renew. And the interior as well guided by the master of the place is a treat. Originality, humor, everything is a pretext to learn and appreciate. To consume without moderation.
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