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A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE
FOR CASTLE LOVERS

Discover the story, interiors and garden of amazing French castles from your home, through the eyes of those who maintain and keep them alive:
THE OWNERS
(or directors when it’s a public one)

EVERY SUNDAY, A NEW CASTLE

From September 5th, every sunday a new episode available, at:

7pm (Paris), 6pm (London), 1pm (New-York), 10am (California), 8pm (Moscow)

REPLAYS AVAILABLE FOREVER

You missed the broadcast ? No worries, all programs will be available in replay forever, for people who registered.

10 AMAZING FRENCH CASTLES

We selected a wide range of castles to show you the diversity of french heritage sites: architecture, history, characters, period, style, geography, type of management (public, private, …), size and notoriety (famous, less famous, …).

HOW TO WATCH THESE EXCLUSIVE TOURS ?

2 ways to watch these 10 exclusive tours from september 5 to november 7, 2021: You can buy the FULL PASS (automatic registration to the whole series) OR you can become a CLUB MEMBER to watch all exclusive tours during 1 year (1 per week). Check details below.

FULL PASS

39€

10 EXCLUSIVE TOURS

CLUB MEMBER

99€

PER YEAR

**French Castle Guide: in FRENCH language (but easily understandable for english speakers). 800+ castles from France, Belgium and Luxembourg. Shipping: Due to pandemic, shipping can take several weeks depending on your location.

Château de Vaux

AVAILABLE

⬇️ WATCH THE TEASER ⬇️

👤 Edouard Guyot, owner
🕑 50 min approx.
French 🇫🇷 | English subtitles 🇬🇧

Château de Digoine

AVAILABLE

⬇️ WATCH THE TEASER ⬇️

👤 Jean-Louis Remilleux, owner
🕑 35 min approx.
French 🇫🇷 English subtitles 🇬🇧

EXCLUSIVE TOUR of
Château du Champ-de-Bataille
by Jacques Garcia

⬇️ WATCH THE TEASER ⬇️

👤 Jacques Garcia, owner
📅 Sunday, October 24 2021
🕑 30 min approx.
French 🇫🇷 English subtitles 🇬🇧

Château de La Brède

👤 Isabelle Oberson, director
📅 Sunday, September 19, 2021
🕑 30 min approx.
French 🇫🇷 English subtitles 🇬🇧

Château Gaillard (Amboise)

👤 Marc Lelandais, owner
📅 Sunday, September 26, 2021
🕑 40 min approx.
French 🇫🇷 English subtitles 🇬🇧

Château de Bostz

👤 Prince, Charles-Henri de Lobkowicz, owner
📅 Sunday, October 03, 2021
🕑 20 min approx.
English 🇬🇧

Château d'Ainay-le-Vieil

👤 Arielle Borne, owner
📅 Sunday, October 10, 2021
🕑 30 min approx.
French 🇫🇷 English subtitles 🇬🇧

Château de Chantore

👤 Bernard Legal, owner
📅 Sunday, October 17 2021
🕑 35 min approx.
French 🇫🇷 English subtitles 🇬🇧

Château de Marcellus

👤 Samuel Roger, owner
📅 Sunday, October 31 2021
🕑 30 min approx.
French 🇫🇷 English subtitles 🇬🇧

Château de Compiègne

👤 Marc Desti, Heritage curator
📅 Sunday, November 07 2021
🕑 20 min approx.
French 🇫🇷 English subtitles 🇬🇧

YOU WANT TO WATCH MORE EXCLUSIVE TOURS ?

ACCESS TO ALL UPCOMING EXCLUSIVE TOURS FOR A YEAR. EACH SUNDAY A NEW CASTLE TO DISCOVER BY ITS OWNER. BECOME A MEMBER & CHECK THE CALENDAR UNTIL THE END OF THE YEAR.

FAQ

Couple of them were recorded directly in English language, but majority were recorded in French (native) language. We made translations and added english subtitles on them.

On each program page, there is an information about language and subtitles.

Recording all these programs everywhere in France represented a huge investment (travel expenses, equipment/gears, accomodation in France for more than 2 months, time to record and edit videos, translation, subtitles, …).

By contributing (to watch these exclusive tours), you support our work and allow us to continue providing you new exclusive tours for non french speaking community.

If you are not available at the date of the broadcasting, you will receive a notification with a link to watch the replay (available for all registrants)

Yes we will. For each program, you will receive an email notification as soon as a new episode is released

YES, once you have a valid pass or you become a member, you can watch all these exclusive tours (after they have been released) from ANYWHERE, ANYTIME, on ANY DEVICE (phone, tablet, laptop or TV if your TV is equiped with chromecast or similar)

Sure!

Take a look on our brand new Youtube Channel (in english): https://youtube.com/c/sochateauxtv

You will find 3 Exclusive Tours we already broadcasted:

Château du Lude, with Barbara de Nicolaÿ, owner

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, with Alexandre de Vogüé, co-owner

Peles Castle (National Museum / Romania)

Good question 🙂

So Châteaux is a well known (by french speaking community) media dedicated to castles.

We exists since 2019.

We created a printed castle guide, then developed a digital guide, then started (a year and half ago) to broadcast live programs with castle owners.

Until now, we mainly focused on French community (as it is our native language).

But these last months, we received a lot of requests asking us to broadcast programs in English.

So we decided to create this series of exclusive tours of castles, for english speaking community.

The average duration of a program/tour is 25 minutes.

From 18 minutes up to 50 minutes depending on the castle.

You can check on each program page, its duration.

Once you have a valid pass or you become a member, a new menu item will appear (when you are connected to your account): PROGRAMS on the left.
From there, you have access to the exclusive tours available.

Anyway, you will be notified by email as soon as a new episode is released (each sunday at 7pm Paris time)

You can contact us here: contact@sochateaux.com

We will be happy to answer quickly to your questions!

HD QUALITY VIDEOS

Check the quality of our videos with the trailer of Vaux-le-Vicomte.

You can watch this full exclusive tour on our Youtube Channel