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The maze

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A new maze, rebuilt exactly from Catherine de Médicis’ plans, will be opened to visits in the summer. Lined with yews taxus baccatta, according to a circular plan and rounded by a tree-covered walk.

The remaining free spaces are filled with cast iron vases. In the middle, a heighten gazebo drawn by Chief Architect of Historical Buildings, Arnaud de Saint Jouan, allows a complete sight over the maze and its layout.

The maze also offers the opportunity to discover the caryatids added by Catherine de Médicis on the castle's front. They had been scraped by madame Pelouzet 300 years later and replaced behind a bush in the park. Now these caryatids are back where they belong, in the background of the maze.