Rick Steves' Europe

Loire, France: Château de Chenonceau

Clip: Season 8 Episode 3 | 2m 32s

The château of Chenonceau in France's Loire is one of the great sights in all of Europe. Earlier châteaux were built for defensive purposes, but Chenonceau was the first great pleasure palace, designed for high society.

Aired: 01/06/15

Expires: 10/03/20

Rating: TV-G

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