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31 May and 1 June 2014 : “Garden Rendezvous”

Carriage ride

Carriage ride

During the “Rendez-vous aux jardins” (“Meeting in the gardens”), a range of activities brings the gardens to life.

During this weekend there will be guided tours of the gardens and promenades in horse-drawn carriages.

Villandry also has a remarkable grass tennis cour on which visitors can test their skills of lawn tennis with the help of a tennis coach.

The tennis court

The tennis court

Several Russian painters with international reputations are coming to the gardens to paint and to offer families portraits of their children, while the association Vivre et l’Ecrire en Touraine is leading young people’s writing workshops and “poetry paths”…

Unmissable events:

Saturday 31 May:
Lecture by Pierre Audin who will be signing his new book
“Villandry, un château au cœur de l’histoire”.

Sunday 1 June:
Tour with Henri Carvallo,owner of the château


For this event, the usual rates will be maintained