Practical information

Opening hours

From Palm Sunday to 30th June

Every day from 10 am to 12 am, and from 2 pm to 6 pm

July and August

Every day from 10 am to 7 pm

Picnics permitted in the grounds of the chateau

From 1st September to 11th November

Every day from 10 am to 12 am, and from 2 pm to 6 pm

From 14th November to Palm Sunday

From Wednesday to Sunday, from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Closed on 25th December, and 1st January

Ticket prices

Adults :  8 €

Groups : 6 € (minimum 20 persons)

Children :  5 € (from 6 à 16 years old)

Discounts :

Jobless, student : 6€

Free ticket :

(by presenting supporting documents)

Disabled poeple – conferral guide

Our annual passes

Enjoy access to the Castle for 12 months, whenever you want !

Adult : 15€

Children (6 to 16) : 10€

The visit includes

Pavillon Bethune

Medieval castle

The little farm

Grounds, the tour of the trees

Duration of visits

3D visit: average 1h30

A piece of identity is necessary as deposit


Classic independent visit: lasts about 1h30, or as long as you wish


Guided tour are possible for groups for 20+ people by reservation: 1h15


Last admission: 45 minutes before closure

In the shop


Souvenirs of the chateau

Children gifts and toys


Cold drinks in the summer time

Pets allowed on a leash and with poop bags of course

Photographs allowed

GPS Adress :

17 rue Philippe de Béthune 41130 Selles sur Cher

The chateau of Selles-sur-Cher is situated 2h30 drive from Paris to the south

Porte d’Orleans or Pte d’Italie > A6a or A6b > A10 direction Bordeaux > A71 direction Clermont-Ferrand > A85 direction Tours > Sortie 13 (Exit 13 Selles-sur-Cher)

From the west by the Motorway A85 Sortie 13 (Exit 13 Selles-sur-Cher)

From the south by the Motorway A71 > A85 Sortie 13 (Exit 13 Selles-sur-Cher)

Parking: free parking in Selles-sur-Cher, and near the chateau:

along the river Cher, place Maubert, place de la mairie (main square of town hall)

Attention: a big market is held every Thursday morning, parking will be difficult in the town.

Camping car:

There is a special area for camping cars in the Selles-sur-Cher camp-site


From Tuesday to Sunday morning, food shops, supermarket, clothes shops, restaurants, bars, and Tea salon in the town (the time schedules for restaurants, bars and tea salon are different)


An area for picnics on the banks of the river Cher beside the chateau

Portrait de Philippe de Béthune
conservé au château de Sully-sur-Loir

Our wines : Sauvignon, Gamay, Côt,

Cabernet Franc On sale in our shop