Beaumesnil, the Château of Gourmands


Pets accepted
In the heart of the Pays d’Ouche in Normandy, explore Beaumesnil, an exceptional Baroque chateau, now nicknamed the Gourmets' Chateau! The Château de Beaumesnil is a remarkable example of early 17th century architecture with its ornamented brick and stones facades. Explore this exceptional chateau surrounded by a 4-hectare French style park including a water mirror during an entertaining self-guided tour revolving on the theme of fine food. The menu includes: tour focusing on the history of fine food and tableware, a gallery of famous chefs, games for both children and adults on the history of fine food. Demonstration and tasting of the "Caramels de Beaumesnil" and Kids' cookery classes on Sundays in May and June and every day in July and August. Fine food shop. The chateau, which is fully furnished, also houses a collection of antique book bindings in the library. "Parcours des Saveurs" Scavenger Hunt: course with riddles and challenges in the 60-hectare romantic park of the chateau; help finish an 18th century menu to host the King at the Château de Beaumesnil tonight. The Maze - opening on 14th July: go and look for the Grand Duke Dimitri's treasure in the 3-hectare corn maze of the chateau (lasts about 1 hour and 30 minutes, with friends or the whole family).
Contact details

Beaumesnil, the Château of Gourmands

3 rue des Forges


Phone : 02 32 44 40 09

Mobile phone : 06 45 50 80 31


Obligatory for groups

Booking deadline : at least 2 weeks in advance

Fixed telephone :

Cellular telephone :

Type of reservation :

Direct reservation

Garden types



  • Normandy Quality Tourism


Base rate - full rate adult from 7.50 at 17.50 €

Discount - maximum age : 11 years old

Child rate from 4 at 11 €
Reduced rate from 6 at 14 €
Rate for adult group from 7.50 at 8.50 €
School group rate from 4.50 at 8.50 €
Means of payment

Carte bleue

Postal or bank cheques

Holiday vouchers



Pets accepted


Play area

Specially for families


Learning activity

Supervised learning activity

Junior workshop

Specific theme activities

Sound and Light


Guided tour

Educational visits

Coach Parking

Covered picnic area

Bar, cafeteria, tea room


Visite guidées sur demande - yes
Average time300 minutes200 minutes
Further informationTours guides in French, English and German are available
Only on guided tours for groups


Coach parking
Groups acccepted