Cheverny, located near the castles of Blois and Chambord, was built around 1620.
Its facade is built out of a stone which has the peculiarity of whitening as it ages.
The estate is a seigniorial property that has belonged to the same family for more than six centuries.
The owners still live there and allow the public to discover an authentic heritage.
Definitely the most furnished castle of the Loire Valley, Cheverny discloses a beautiful collection of works of art and tapestries of great quality.
The estate is surrounded by remarkable gardens including a dog kennel that houses 50 dogs.
An inspiration for Tintin
Indeed, Hergé was inspired by Cheverny to create his castle of Moulinsart in the famous comic strip Tintin; The castle first appeared in “the secret of the unicorn”.