In accordance with sanitary measures, the health pass is compulsory to access to the domain.
For more information about the health pass: www.loirevalley-france.co.uk


Open during the All Saints holidays, from October 25 to November 7, 2021:

  • Opening of the domain every day: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Reduced price entry for all: € 8
  • Free up to 11 years old
  • Children’s and adult booklets (€ 3 for both)

vISIT THE DOMAINE DE POULAINES

OPENING TIMES AND PRICES 2022


Additional information relating to the covid 19 epidemic

  • Entrance or exit only doors to gardens and toilet facilities: to impose directional flow and avoid crossing.
  • Reception: the ticket office is protected by a transparent barrier and all surfaces will be regularly cleaned/disinfected. All staff will wear face coverings. Gardeners will follow strict social distancing guidelines.
  • Contactless payment is available.
  • Upon purchase of a ticket, all visitors are required to use the hand sanitizer gel made available at reception.
  • Paper guides are single use and should after be discarded.
  • All facilities will be cleaned and disinfected on a daily basis, including the floor, furniture, workstations and surfaces that are frequently touched (doors, handles and toilets).
  • Hand soap and single-use hand towels are available in the bathrooms.

“Visitez futé” offer Visitors of the following attractions shall enjoy reduced admission (€8*):
Château de Valençay, Château de Bouges, Château de Montpoupon, Château de Montrésor, Cité Royale de Loches.
*Visitors must show their admission ticket from any of the “Visitez futé” attractions.

Opening times & Calendar


28 April to 30 June
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 11am to 6pm
Tearoom open from 11am to 6pm

1 July to 4 September
Every day from 11am to 7pm
Tearoom open from 11am to 7pm

5 to 18 September
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 6pm
Tearoom open from 11am to 6pm

22 October to 7 November (All Saints’ Day holidays)
Every day from 11am to 5pm
Tearoom open from 11am to 5pm

Group visits

The Domaine de Poulaines is open all year round for group bookings.

Guided tour or self-guided visit.

The Domain is closed on Sunday mornings.

  • Reservations should be made at least one week in advance.
  • Reservations will be confirmed on receipt of a 40% deposit.
  • Free entry for tour guides and coach drivers.
  • Methods of payment accepted: cash, credits cards, cheques.

Coach drop off is possible at the garden gate (the coach must reverse in and not carry out a turn in the road)

individual viSitors

adults

10 €

TEENAGERS (12-18 YEARS)*
Personnes en situation de handicap

*visitors must show proof of ID

8,50 €

Children 6-12 years

4 €

Children under 6

Free

TREASURE HUNT FOR CHILDREN AGED 6-10 YEARS

(1 adult booklet + 1 child booklet. In French)

3 €

Members ebts*
MEMBERS OF HORTICULTURAL SOCIETIES*

*visitors must show proof of ID

Free

SEASon pass

Accès illimité au parc pendant toute la saison

Individual pass
Joint pass
Family pass

30€
50€
75€

Week-end des “journées européennes du patrimoine”

Tarif réduit pour tous

8€

Children under 18

Gratuit

Week-end des “rendez-vous aux jardins”

Tarif réduit pour tous

8€

Children under 12

Free

Group free visit
(20 pers. et +)

Réservation recommandée

adult

9€

children

5€

Groupe en visite guidée
(20 pers. et +)

Réservation obligatoire

Guided “Gardens” tour package (The tour is in French, but we are happy to provide some information in English): 1 h 15 min

12€ / adult
5€ / children

Guided “Gardens and History” tour package (The tour is in French, but we are happy to provide some information in English): 2 h

15€ / adult
5€ / children

1 group organiser/driver (Group)

Free

Schools and youth groups

Children + 1 child booklet. In French

6€

adult

8,50€

1 accompagnateur et
1 chauffeur

Free

vacances de la toussaint

adult

8€

Children under 6

Free

Children 6-12 years

4€

TEENAGERS (12-18 YEARS)

7€

General information

 


Explore the domain at your own speed

English and French guides available at reception

Boutique

Tearoom

Free Parking

No pets

Bikes can be left at reception


Unfortunately, we are not able to provide specialised toilet facilities for people of reduced mobility at this moment.


A large part of the visit is over grassy pathways.
We strongly recommend wearing suitable footwear to avoid slipping or getting wet feet.
We can arrange speciality lunch, afternoon tea, wine or cocktail parties (get in touch
).

Group bookings

 


Group visits in 2021
The Domaine de Poulaines is open all year round for group bookings.
Small parties (2-14 people)
Large parties (15+ people)
Mornings: guided tours or self-guided visits
Afternoons: self-guided visits
The Domain is closed on Sunday mornings

Reservations should be made at least one week in advance.

Reservations will be confirmed on receipt of a 40% deposit.

Free entry for tour guides and coach drivers.

Methods of payment accepted: cash, credits cards, cheques.

Coach drop off is possible at the garden gate (the coach must reverse in and not carry out a turn in the road)

Localisation

 


The Domaine de Poulaines is conveniently located at the heart of the Berry,
in the vicinity of the A20 and A85 motorways.

2 hours 45 minutes from Paris
AA20, Exit 10 – Vatan/Issoudun/Valençay

1 hour 45 minutes from Limoges
A20, Exit 10 – Vatan

1 hour 20 minutes from Tours
A85, Exit 13 – Selles sur Cher / Cheverny

1 hour from Orleans
A20, Exit 10 – Vatan/Issoudun/Valençay

35 minutes from Vierzon train station (90 minutes by train from Paris Austerlitz)
A20, Exit 10 – Vatan/Issoudun/Valençay

30 to 40 minutes from Châteauroux (airport and train station)
A20, Exit 10 – Vatan

And only

12 km / less than 15 minutes from the Château de Valençay

14 km / 15 minutes from the Château de Bouges

For events our two luxury holiday homes can sleep up to 10 people.
For additional accommodation,
contact us.

 

For film productions, publicity shoots or receptions, get in touch.

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Payment methods


Cash
Credit cards
Chèques vacances (holiday vouchers)

Boutique & Tearoom


Discover our range of local art craftwork made especially for the Domain.

  • Free entry to the boutique (in season)
  • Homemade jams and apple juice.
  • Tearoom

Discover the products on offer at the Domain

Schools and youth groups