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Annual events 2018

You will be able to find here the events for the 2018 season.
Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any idea and/or suggestion.
 

For French-speaking children, from April 7th to May 14th  //  from July 7th to September 2nd   //  from October 20th to November 4th

The guided dress up tour:

Imagine the château de Gizeux during the Middle Ages or the Renaissance period...  It's not easy specialy when you're between 5 and 12 years old!
To help children discover the château's history, we propose to make the past come alive! Thanks to costumes at their disposal, they slip into the skins of a princess or a knight, who once lived there. 
Once familiarized with their "new life", children discover with more interest the place's history. They experiment with old customs and traditions, they relive the discovery of the Francis 1st gallery and imagine themselves cooking on the ancient stove of the old kitchen...

Lasting : 1 hour
Every day at 3 pm during holidays
Booking advised
(French-speaking children)

Workshops :
  • On Monday at 4.30 pm: " Gardening "

Children discover what gardens are use for, how to maintain them, and what are the environmental friendly ways to do it. Afterwards they are invited to make their own experience by sowing seeds in the garden to leave a beautiful trace of their time in the castle.
 
  • On Tuesday at 4.30 pm: " Tale and Snack "

Come to discover the tale " Marion et la vie qui bat ", from Roxanne Turcotte. This tale, inspired from the château's grand mother, explains to the children the differences between Court and Poultry-yard.
After the book reading, a snack is proposed to the group.
 
  • On Wenesday and Thursday at 4.30 pm: " Bakery "

Located in the domestic quarters from the 18th century, the oven is turned on, so the children can learn to cook bread the old way. With the dough, children make balls and put them in the oven. The workshop ends with a tasting of hot bread.
 
  • On Friday at 4.30 pm : " Coat of arms "

In this workshop, children learn how heraldic was born and the symbolic of colors. They will realise their own that they could bring back home.


Booking advised
Price : 3€50 (not included in the entrance ticket)
(French-speaking children)
 




Treasure Hunt - Available in English :

During the season, the treasure hunt takes place in the Mysterious Forest.
Outfitted with a bag, the children look for clues that will lead them to find Cloche d'Or the thief, who stole Gizeux castle’s treasure!
Many tests await them in the forest and with each of them a clue that might lead to a treasure!


Families treasure hunt, every day, anytime
(included in the entrance ticket)

Château de Gizeux - 37340 Gizeux

Château de Gizeux

37340 Gizeux

00 33 (0)2 47 96 45 18

info@chateaudegizeux.com

News
The castle is closed from Nov. 6th to March, 30th 2018.


Our five guest rooms are closed from December 22th to February 9th included.

All year round, you can book a room

for a dreaming night at the castle!

Discover them on our website