Château de Valmer - Wines & gardens Certificate of Excellence 2018

The Château de Valmer

The park and gardens of the Château de Valmer unfold in a remarkable site, on a hillside dominating the Brenne valley, a few kilometers from the Loire.

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Open air theatre on July 29th at 6pm

"L'année du jardinier", humorous and malicious walk from January to December in the vegetable garden, by L'Échappée Belle.

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The Château d’If © Léonard de Serres

The Gardens of the Château de Valmer

Ordered along two main axes, the gardens follow the slopes of the hillside and take beautifully advantage of the slope of a spur between two valleys.

The architecture, the terraces and the charmilles form a typical ensemble of the XVIème and XVIIème centuries.

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Le Petit Valmer © Léonard de Serres The Château de Valmer has been rated "Excellent" by 35 travelers

Discover the whole Valmer estate from the sky, from the vines to the vegetable garden, via the terraces and moats!

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The terraces of Valmer © Léonard de Serres
Jean de Saint-Venant in the vineyards of Valmer © Léonard de Serres

The Vineyard of the Château de Valmer

Since more than 16 centuries, the Vouvray vineyard lays harmoniously at the east of Tours, on the right bank of the Loire and the slopes of the hinterland valleys.

Located at the heart of the appellation, the Château de Valmer vineyard spreads on 70 acres and yields each year exceptional wines.

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Harvest at Valmer © Léonard de Serres

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Dry, semi-dry, sweet or sparkling, there is always a bottle of Château de Valmer to enjoy with friends or family.

Jean de Saint-Venant in the cellars of Valmer

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Theatre evening "L'année du jardinier" and picnic in the gardens of Valmer on 29 July 2018

Theatre evening "L'année du jardinier" and picnic in the gardens of Valmer on 29 July 2018

The company L'Echappée Belle returns to the Château de Valmer for our greatest pleasure.

Come and discover Karel Capek's "L'année du jardinier", a humorous and mischievous walk from January to December through the vegetable garden and its surprises.

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Estivals de Touraine - Open-air theatre festival at the Château de Valmer on 1 July 2018

Estivals de Touraine - Open-air theatre festival at the Château de Valmer on 1 July 2018

For this 7th edition of the Estivals de Touraine, the "Château d'If" will be the natural setting for two representations this year.

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Opening of the exhibition "Regards Croisés", Friday June 1st at 11am

Opening of the exhibition "Regards Croisés", Friday June 1st at 11am

The Château de Valmer invites you to discover photographs of the gardens of the Centre-Val de Loire region in France and of the Land of Saxony-Anhalt in Germany.

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Rendez-vous aux Jardins on June 1-3, 2018

Rendez-vous aux Jardins on June 1-3, 2018

Summer is approaching and, with it, the 16th edition of Rendez-vous aux Jardins. This year 2018 has been proclaimed "European Year of Cultural Heritage" and the theme of the Rendez-vous aux Jardins weekend is "Garden Europe".

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Open Cellars and Spring Market at Château de Valmer on April 28 and 29 2018

Open Cellars and Spring Market at Château de Valmer on April 28 and 29 2018

A unique opportunity to visit the cellars and cellars usually closed to the public!

We look forward to seeing you from 10am to 6pm on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 April 2018 at our Open Cellars and Spring Market.

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Photography exhibition - "100 years ago... Valmer"

Photography exhibition - "100 years ago... Valmer"

With this exhibition, Malo de Saint Venant stages photographs from the private collections of the Château de Valmer and the work "Les anciens châteaux de France - La Touraine" by J. Vaquier.

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Château de Valmer, winner of "Smile of France" in 2015

Château de Valmer, winner of "Smile of France" in 2015

On the set of Midi en France on January 5, 2016, Château de Valmer was awarded the prize "Smile of France".

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Château de Valmer bears the Quality Tourism mark

Château de Valmer bears the Quality Tourism mark

At the beginning of January 2012, the Prefect of the Centre Region awarded the QUALITE TOURISMETM brand to the Château de Valmer.

This label was renewed in January 2015.

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