"Acquigny is perfect. Acquigny is the size of man, "enthused Jean de la Varende. You want to live a sensory experience, go back in time, enjoy an idyllic and enchanting setting in Normandy, come and visit the 16 hectares of the park of our family castle, protected by the Historical Monuments and labeled Remarkable Garden. Lovers of romantic gardens and tree lovers, you will appreciate the impressive sizes of Louisiana cypresses, plane trees, sophoras, purple beeches, redwoods ... Seduced by the monumental waterfalls, the rocky paths and the rustling waters on all sides, you will pursue your walk to the exceptional orchard garden which houses large espalier pear trees and gardens of medicinal plants and condiments. The orangery and its beautiful collection of citrus will intoxicate you in the garden of Italian inspiration composed of topiaries and southern plants. The old press will reveal a collection of old tools and boards of trees of the park. Acquigny is a garden love drawn in the Age of Enlightenment and illustrates the thought of Rousseau, according to whom nature is a haven of peace conducive to the development of man ...
Labeling since 2014 of the pear tree as "remarkable tree" and the park as "remarkable set of trees" and since 2015 Jardin Remarquable
My castle is visitable
From the 1st Sunday of April to the last Sunday of October: Saturdays Sundays and holidays from 14:00 to 18:00.
14th of July to 31st of August: every day from 1pm to 7pm
Free visit in the park and / or guided around the castle at 15h and 16h30.
Groups (20 people min.): Open all year round by appointment with possibilities for thematic guided tours.
Normal rate: 7.5 €
Young rate: 5 € (8 to 16 years old)
Group rate: Depending on the type of visit chosen