The Chanteloup Pagoda, architectural madness of the eighteenth century, is located in the heart of the Loire castles, in a park of 14 hectares. Only witness of the castle of the Duke of Choiseul destroyed in 1823, the Pagoda offers from its height of its 40 meters, a magnificent panorama on the castle of Amboise, the forest and the Valley of the Loire.
During your visit, discover the history of Chanteloup with a virtual reconstitution of the “Palace gone”, taste the joys of “old-fashioned games” in wood or a country picnic, discover the small Chinese garden inviting to meditation, and the calm of a boat trip on the large pond.
The history of Chanteloup
The monument and the park
Climb the 149 steps that separate you from the top floor, and enjoy a magnificent panorama 360 degrees on the castle Amboise, the forest and the Loire Valley.
Park & Garden
Enjoy the 14 hectares of park for a picnic or stroll around the half-moon water feature and the Grand Canal. You can also discover the small Chinese garden of FU-XI, its oriental essences, its chinoiseries in an atmosphere that invites you to meditation.
For both adults and children, various activities have been created to enliven the visit route in a fun way. A variety of old wooden games are available from frog games to croquet games.
For a better contemplation of the monument and its reflection in the large pond, come enjoy a boat trip with friends or family (rental € 5 per hour throughout the season).
Go hunting for clues in the Pagoda Park with an adventurer’s backpack and many accessories to solve the “Mystery of Chanteloup”!
By its architecture, its history, the Pagoda of Chanteloup is a unique monument, born from the Age of Enlightenment, erected in a majestic site, on the edge of the forest.
It is indeed in Chanteloup that the Duc de Choiseul, Prime Minister of King Louis XV received his illustrious friends. It was for them that he built the Pagoda and came from the confines of Europe to admire this “madness” dedicated to friendship.
Privatize the site of the Pagoda of Chanteloup, and offer to your reception an enchanting frame which your guests will not be close to forget.