Description: Situated 35 km South-West of Paris, between Versailles and Rambouillet, Dampierre Castle is certainly one of the main jewels in the listed Vallée de Chevreuse.
Set deep in the valley ,the present château takes on the exact shape of the landscape. As in Versailles, the transition is adjusted between Nature and Man's work.
This classical chateau was built by Jules Hardouin Mansart for Honoré d'Albert de Luynes, Duke of Chevreuse, State Minister and son-in-law of Colbert. Lively Historical Monument, it has been owned by the same family for more than three centuries .