Rendez-vous at the Château of Chareil-Cintrat
Magnificent sculpted and painted decorations from the Renaissance
Built in the 16th century, this Château in the Bourbonnais region (Auvergne) has a sculpted interior decoration characteristic of the second French Renaissance. All the rooms are decorated with murals from 1560-1570 taking inspiration from classical art. They depict mythological and astronomical themes.
Outside of the château, the tour continues freely in the repository of ancient vinesfrom Chareil and Saint-Pourçain vineyards.
the main road between Bourges and Lyon to the
east, 37 km north-east of Vichy
Bourges or Lyon:
RN7 as far as D46, Saint-Pourçain, then D987
A71, exit 12 towards Gannat, then RN9 towards Saint-Pourçain, then D987
Château de Chareil-Cintrat