Villandry castle in france located in the department of indre-et-loire is one of the castles of the loire. at the site of the present castle was an ancient fortress which was destroyed around the fourteenth century. new castle in accordance with the footnotes of jean le breton was built in the first half of the fifteenth century by the french king francis the first. villandry castle is famous for its majestic gardens in the renaissance style. the garden is decorated with numerous hedges.