Another truly magnificent Chateau in the Loire Valley of France is one of the most famous and most recognized castles in the world...Chateau de Chambord. Started in 1519, this dream castle is honestly breathtaking, with 440 rooms and 365 fireplaces. The rooftop is absolutely stunning, with unique spires all along the top, and throughout the castle you will find gorgeous spiral staircases! It is the definition of royal opulence, and a definite must if you are planning a trip through the Loire Valley.
It is a 2 hour drive from Paris, and has free access all year long.