Chateau de CHEVERNY - Val de Loire


June 2nd and 3rd


Venetian weekend

Venetian weekend at Cheverny!


For the 5th year running, Cheverny Castle will be opening its doors for you on Saturday the 2nd of June and Sunday the 3rd of June 2018, for a magical event recreating the atmosphere of the Venice Carnival. 

Over the weekend, a hundred or so Venetians, finely dressed in their most stunning costumes, will be roaming the castle and its grounds and will come to greet you. 

On Saturday the 2nd of June, from 7pm, a very special evening will immerse you in the world of the Venice Carnival. For the occasion, you will be transported to another world by the Italian musical ambiance proposed next to the garden fountain from 8.30pm to 9.15pm, before being offered the chance to visit the castle by night. The evening will end with a magnificent firework display, guaranteed to be a dazzling spectacle, at 10.45pm.

New for 2018:
You can by your picnic hamper at 7.15pm and dine from 7.15pm to 8pm before the festivities begin!


Saturday, June 2nd :

  • afternoon: Costumed Venetians will be roaming the castle and its grounds before the great gathering at4pm.
  • evening: tickets sold on site only. 
    Gates open from 7pm to collect your picnic pre-booked via:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (no food can be brought onto the site from outside). Ticket sales end at 10pm.


Evening program

‘Dance’ by the costumed Venetians next to the garden fountain from 8.30pm to 9.15pm 

Visit the castle by night from 9.45pm to 10.30pm. 

Fireworks in the castle park at 10.45pm



Sunday, June 3rd :

  • Venetian parade from 11am to 12.30pm then from 3pm to 5pm.



Adult Child / Student
Day 9.15am - 6.30pm 11,50 € 8,20 €
Evening 7pm – 11pm 25 € 18 €
Evening (7pm – 11pm) + picnic* (7pm – 8.30pm) 37 € 30 €
Day + evening + picnic* 43 € 33 €

*Alcoholic beverage not included: +€6 for a 1/2 bottle of rosé





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