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Cheverny Castle Travel Guide
Cheverny Castle, Centre (© Edyta Pawlowska -
Château de Cheverny.


Built by Henri Hurault de Cheverny between 1624 and 1630, Cheverny is one of the great 17th-century classical castles of France.

It was the source of inspiration for Hergé's Marlinspike Hall (château de Moulinsart in the original French) in The Adventures of Tintin.

Opening Hours & Admission

Cheverny is open daily all year round from 9:15 am (9:45 am from October to March) to 6:15 pm (6:45 pm in July and August, 5:30 pm in October, 5:00 pm from November to March).

Admission to the castle and garden is 8.7 € for adults, 5.7 € children and students aged 7 to 25 years old, and free under 7 years old. Tickets that include the Tintin exhibition ("Les Secrets de Moulinsart") cost an extra 4.5 €.

Interior of Cheverny Castle, Centre (photo by Manfred Heyde - Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license)
Interior of Cheverny Castle.

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