Armchair Travel: A Garden Tour of Château de Langeais in the Loire Valley, France

Two Edwardian ladies strolling the grounds of Château de Langeais in January 1904.

A Visual Tour through the Grounds of Château de Langeais, France

Exterior and formal garden surrounding Château de Langeais, France - image source here.

Close-up of the castle facade and its grounds - image source here.

A ruined 10th century keep on the grounds of Château de Langeais, France - image source here.

Scaffolding and lifting machines faithfully reconstituted behind the keep show the construction methods of builders in the year 1000. From the top of the scaffolding you can see the medieval inspired gardens - image and description source here.

A 6-storey treehouse built in a majestic cedar several centuries old. The treehouse offers unobstructed views over the park and the ruins of the 11th century chapel - image and description source here.

The promenade, between cedars and sequoias, ends up at the belvedere with a telescope over the Loire, a cultural landscape today listed as world heritage by UNESCO - image and description source here.

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