Royal Fortress of Chinon

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The fortress, with its majestic position overlooking the town, built by Count Thibaut I of Blois, invites the visitor into the heart of France’s and England’s history. The court of Henry II Plantagenet and Eleanor of Aquitaine was established here in the 12 century.

Description

Rating / Labels

  • Accueil Vélo site de visite et de loisirs
  • Démarche d'excellence grands sites
  • Site Ambassadeur Unesco
  • Vignobles et Découvertes

Languages spoken

  • French
  • English
  • Spanish

Comfort / services

  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Wifi

Opening

Open from 01/11/2018 to 31/12/2018

  • Monday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Tuesday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Wednesday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Thursday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Friday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Saturday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Sunday : from 09h30 to 17h00

Open from 02/01/2019 to 28/02/2019

  • Monday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Tuesday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Wednesday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Thursday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Friday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Saturday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Sunday : from 09h30 to 17h00

Open from 01/03/2019 to 30/04/2019

  • Monday : from 09h30 to 18h00
  • Tuesday : from 09h30 to 18h00
  • Wednesday : from 09h30 to 18h00
  • Thursday : from 09h30 to 18h00
  • Friday : from 09h30 to 18h00
  • Saturday : from 09h30 to 18h00
  • Sunday : from 09h30 to 18h00

Open from 01/05/2019 to 31/08/2019

  • Monday : from 09h30 to 19h00
  • Tuesday : from 09h30 to 19h00
  • Thursday : from 09h30 to 19h00
  • Friday : from 09h30 to 19h00
  • Wednesday : from 09h30 to 19h00
  • Saturday : from 09h30 to 19h00
  • Sunday : from 09h30 to 19h00

Open from 01/09/2018 to 31/10/2019

  • Monday : from 09h30 to 18h00
  • Tuesday : from 09h30 to 18h00
  • Wednesday : from 09h30 to 18h00
  • Thursday : from 09h30 to 18h00
  • Friday : from 09h30 to 18h00
  • Saturday : from 09h30 to 18h00
  • Sunday : from 09h30 to 18h00

Open from 01/11/2019 to 31/12/2019

  • Monday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Tuesday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Wednesday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Thursday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Friday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Saturday : from 09h30 to 17h00
  • Sunday : from 09h30 to 17h00

Extra reception info

Fermé 25/12


Rates

  • Full adult price : 9,00 € - Visite libre ou guidée
  • Discount rate : 7,00 € - 7/18 years old, students, disabled & large families
  • Annual subscription pass : 16,00 € - Carte Ambassadeur valable pour une année, permet la gratuité dans le site et le tarif réduit dans les autres sites du Département
  • Group rate : 7,00 € - + 10 pers.
  • Free rate : - 7 years old, unemployed
  • Other rates : Escape Game

Payment options

  • Carte bleue
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash
  • Eurocard - Mastercard
  • Money transfer
  • Visa