In the heart of the Pays d’Ouche in Normandy, explore Beaumesnil, an exceptional Baroque chateau, now nicknamed the Gourmets' Chateau!

The Château de Beaumesnil is a remarkable example of early 17th century architecture with its ornamented brick and stones facades. Explore this exceptional chateau surrounded by a 4-hectare French style park including a water mirror during an entertaining self-guided tour revolving on the theme of fine food. The menu includes: tour focusing on the history of fine food and tableware, a gallery of famous chefs, games for both children and adults on the history of fine food. Demonstration and tasting of the "Caramels de Beaumesnil" and Kids' cookery classes on Sundays in May and June and every day in July and August. Fine food shop. The chateau, which is fully furnished, also houses a collection of antique book bindings in the library.

"Parcours des Saveurs" Scavenger Hunt: course with riddles and challenges in the 60-hectare romantic park of the chateau; help finish an 18th century menu to host the King at the Château de Beaumesnil tonight. The Maze - opening on 14th July: go and look for the Grand Duke Dimitri's treasure in the 3-hectare corn maze of the chateau (lasts about 1 hour and 30 minutes, with friends or the whole family).

Ranking & labels

  • Bienvenue en Normandie

Spoken languages

  • French
  • English


  • Average duration of the individual visit: 200 min
  • Average duration of the group visit: 300 min
  • Welcome group from 20 person(s) to 180 people.


Means of payment

  • Carte bleue
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash
  • Contactless payment





  • Free parking
  • Covered picnic area
  • Picnic area
  • Bar, cafeteria, tea room
  • Indoor games
  • Parking for families
  • Baby changing area
  • Toilets


  • Shop
  • Play area
  • Bicycle parking

On-site activities

  • Junior workshop
  • Specific theme activities
  • Sound and Light


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