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Chambord

Town, village, neighbourhood in Chambord
  • The commune is famous for its château and its fully enclosed park, a national hunting reserve where presidential hunts are held.

    The village and the whole of the commune of Chambord are owned by the French state and administered as a public industrial and commercial establishment known as the Domaine de Chambord.

    The Domaine National de Chambord is a unique architectural and natural ensemble in France, and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981. It is also a national wildlife and...
    The commune is famous for its château and its fully enclosed park, a national hunting reserve where presidential hunts are held.

    The village and the whole of the commune of Chambord are owned by the French state and administered as a public industrial and commercial establishment known as the Domaine de Chambord.

    The Domaine National de Chambord is a unique architectural and natural ensemble in France, and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981. It is also a national wildlife and hunting reserve, which has been home to numerous animals representative of the Sologne fauna, including wild boar and deer, since 1947.
    Around 800 hectares are open to the public all year round, to enjoy the marked footpaths and cycle paths.
    The estate is the largest enclosed forest park in Europe, with :
    * a 32 km-long wall enclosing some 5,440 hectares of land (the size of the city of Paris itself), with 6 open gates
    * 200 hectares of farmland
    * 15 hectares of village
    * 160 hectares of game meadows
    * France's second-largest breeding site for the protected osprey.