The Azay-le-Rideau Castle is nestled at the core of the old city and surrounded by a romantic park, the castle seems to be built on water. This intimate, almost hidden edifice is endowed with an ageless charm and a powerful bond with history. Today, it is renowned as one of the most representative works of the period, revealing a whole new conception of architecture and life. It was indeed a place meant to house knowledgeable ladies of the time. Today, this Renaissance treasure counts more than 300 000 visitors a year and represents a considerable economic asset for the city. It is also the combination of expertise, skills, character and devotion of its caretakers which animates this splendid castle with a historic soul.

Duration : 52 mins

Producer : MC4

Production year : 2013

Production country : France