Among the highlights in 2020 the visitors of Ancy le Franc can admire the 2 new gardens on the East & West side with fountains, flowerbeds, parterres and alleys. 2 gorgeous projects ; one inspired by an early 17th decor from the castle : 4 paintings of flowers [enlarged more than 100 times] having taken root outside in the garden ; the 2nd inspired by ancient engravings and former 18th C. projects in Ancy le Franc
The permanent reopening of new parts of the ground floor with the apartment of Diane and Psyche remains key events in Ancy le Franc.
You will discover or rediscover the famous Room of Diane recently restored and lavishly decorated with exceptional murals of the School of Fontainebleau (16th century). Another 8 rooms opened on this occasion: the Archives hall, small passageways, the summer kitchen, the Antechamber of Emperors, the Room of Diane, the Cabinet of the “Alcoves of Gods”, the Class room, an ancient Guard’s hall…
Parallel to the tours (guided or non guided), numerous events are planned throughout the year: we’ll start with a fabulous LEGO STAR WARS exhibition for the whole family, concert-visits will follow each month with Musicancy, this year is the 17th season of the well-known classical music festival in Burgundy, night visits by candlelight with Renaissance dancers, Art exhibitions, a special wine fair in the atmosphere of the Carnival in Venice, fun activities for children, and much more. We are happy to welcoming visitors and audience for unique events of great quality! Due to Covid-19 some events are cancelled, other postponded but the big LEGO STAR WARS EXHIBITION durates throughout the year!
Enjoy the vast park and gardens with the double ticket ‘castle & park’. Have a stroll on the romantic south side with pond and 18th century folly, horse ring and much more – and discover the 2 new beautiful gardens. A perfect way to round off you visit in Ancy le Franc.
The orangery is available from end-May to mid-October for private receptions, weddings, concerts, fashion parades or other events