Christmas in the land of castles

A Queen's Christmas.

Historic Christmas at the Fortress.
Exhibition, tours and events around the Christmas of Eleanor of Aquitaine.

To mark the 900th anniversary of the birth of Eleanor of Aquitaine, the Royal Fortress of Chinon is taking you back to the Plantagenet family's Christmas celebrations.

Full programme to come.

The Fortress is closed on 25 December 2024 and 1 January 2025.
Exceptionally closed at 4pm on 24 and 31 December.