Chaumont sur Loire

The castle of Chaumont-sur-Loire is the very embodiment of a mix between Gothic and Renaissance architectures.
Catherine de Médicis, Henri II’s widow, requested Chenonceau castle from Diane de Poitiers in exchange of the castle in Chaumont-sur-Loire.
The rumor has it that Catherine de Medicis saw in the magic mirror, the tragic fate of her sons.
Visit the castle and get to discover the artists and photographers that exhibits their works every year.
You can also contemplate from the panoramic viewpoint located 40 meters up the wild river Loire.