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Rutting calls of the deer

The mating season is beginning in Chambord! From 15th September to 15th October, the most royal of the châteaux of the Loire invites you to attend a very special event: listening out for the rutting calls of the deer, that most illustrious of the estate's inhabitants! So book your stay, we're waiting for you!
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Quirky experience: listening out for rutting calls of the deer in Chambord

So how about making the most of your camping holiday in the Loire Valley and setting off to meet the deer which live on the Chambord estate? Every year during the mating season, the château invites people to attend an amazing spectacle: from the top of a watchtower, come and listen out for the famous rutting calls of the deer, which is both a quirky and impressive ritual in the heart of the gorgeous scenery of the estate!

And when it comes to accommodation, head for one of our campsites close to Chambord in the Centre-Val de Loire, where you can enjoy 4 or 5 star comfort. So does a really unusual glamping experience sound good to you? Get up closer to the stars when you stay in a tree-house like Robinson Crusoe! Are you someone who prefers the fully equipped option? Then head for our family-friendly mobile homes with their lovely terraces. And for people who like bringing their homes with them, choose our traditional camping pitches

From 15th September to 15th October 2019.

Camping Rutting calls of the deer: our handy tips for a successful stay

For this experience, you should allow a budget of €200 for a group of 4 people. Strictly for forewarned and quiet visitors!

It might be the sound of a challenge, of languor or of triumph, but if you listen out, you may be able to make out the different noises made by the deer!

Did you know that the Chambord estate, with grounds totalling 5,440 hectares, is the largest area of enclosed forest in Europe?

And don't leave without paying a visit to the château! This, the largest masterpiece from the Renaissance era, has all sorts of surprises in store for you!

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