At the heart of the Loire Valley Castles, Montpoupon is also for family visits.
The Interwar Period at Montpoupon : Fashion, leisure-activities and lifestyle
After the Ist World War, receptions, balls and parties, rythemened the life of Montpoupon. New rooms staged at the castle, will help you discover the lifestyle, the fashion and the pleasure of the 20s.
This new lifestyle brought innovative technologies, plus personnal objects (photos, clothes), and you find as weel unique objects of art, lent by Hermes the famous Parisian store.
A fortified castle dating back to the middle ages, was built under Charlemagne, Montpoupon was transformed in the XVIth century to become a Renaissance castle by Aymar de Prie, a great crossbowman under the reign of François 1st. From the Kings chamber to the Marshals chamber, the dining room to the kitchens, and more recently the private chambers of the La Motte Saint-Pierre family, the discovery of the hunting museum, a surprising and unforgettable visit!
5 Good reasons for visiting Montpoupon
> Discover 1200 years of history
> An intimate and surprising castle, finely furnished
> A castle suitable for adults and younger members of the family
> A breath of fresh air surrounded by greenery in a stunning setting
> A Hunting museum unique in France