Seasonal Events

MEETINGS AT THE GARDENS:June 4 and 5, 2022 Villandry is once again taking part in the Rendez-vous aux jardins, around the national theme “Gardens facing climate change”. This event, intended to promote the many public and private parks and gardens in France, invites as many people as possible to (re)discover the gardens and to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining and preserving this inheritance. Throughout the weekend, entertainment will punctuate and enhance the visit.

NIGHTS OF A THOUSAND LIGHTS at the Château de Villandry: July 1 and 2 / August 5 and 6, 2022.Facing Petit Villandry

As the day wanes under the fires of the setting sun, the gardens are adorned with light under the flames of more than 2000 candles. On the four levels of terraces, the promenade promises to be dreamlike…For the most curious, guided tours will be an opportunity to discover the history of the gardens, from the Renaissance to the present day.

VILLAND'ZIK FESTIVAL: July 18, 2022 Music festival and food trucks

THE DAY OF THE GARDEN: Gardens of the Châteaux de Villandry: 24 and 25 September 2022While the kitchen garden and the gardens will be at their peak, the gardeners of Villandry will meet visitors and share their know-how and advice with them.
Beginner or experienced gardeners will undoubtedly leave with many ideas in mind and vegetables in their baskets.

EUROPEAN HERITAGE DAY: 17 and 18 SeptemberOn the occasion of the European Heritage Days, Villandry honors craftsmen from the region.
Upholsterer-decorator, decorative painter, stonemason, art cabinetmaker, … So many trades that perpetuate ancient techniques and gestures, and ensure their transmission, guarantors of the preservation and conservation of our heritage.

LA NUIT DES CHATEAUX: Who has never dreamed of strolling through a castle at nightfall? Villandry is taking part this year in the fourth edition of the Nuit des Châteaux. For one evening, the castle comes alive and lights up. From the dining room to the bedrooms, passing through the library and the kitchen, come and follow the tutor, the cook or even the butler... Those who work in the shadows to ensure the smooth running of the house invite you to Villandry for a evening in the 1920s

AT CHRISTMAS - From December 2, 2022 to January 2, 2023. In the heart of the gardens, the Château de Villandry invites young and old to spend Christmas in a family home with a warm and friendly atmosphere. While a festive atmosphere takes over each room, nature invites itself to the castle. Reindeer, fawns, owls and squirrels... in the plant decorations designed for this occasion in the castle, the inhabitants are waiting for you to celebrate Christmas!