Chenonceau (1)

This 16 century castle was most of time managed by women, it still is.

Chenonceau is the only castle in the Loire Valley not classified in the world patrimony of UNESCO, and doesn’t receive any subsidy, the most visited castle in the Loire Valley, it’s private.

castle view from the Catherine de Médicis garden

castle built on the river cher

castle entrance

the gallery

alley

Catherine de Médicis garden

Diane de Poitiers garden

roses garden

fountain in roses garden

castle’s river

old well

old chars

old grape press

June 2018.