Exceptional closure COVID-19 until an undetermined date.

Health and safety come first, this is why distance & safety rules apply to everybody - visitors & staff.
Discover all the visiting measures here.


The site is accessible throughout for children and families are very welcome at the Royal Fortress of Chinon.

For children, a visit to a medieval fortress is always a source of imagination and adventure.  Models, interactive terminals and other mediation tools can be found around the Fortress, to accompany them in their discovery.

Activities and iPad tours help younger visitors to develop their curiosity and share it with their family.

Ten rights of the kids

From July 4th to August 31st


Historic explanations can be given by a member of the staff before you visit the towers, feel free to call out! Find out about the history of the monument.

War machine shots, at 4 p.m:  and attend shots with a replica of a trebuchet, a medieval war machine.


Dates:  Every day from July, 4th to August, 31st 2020      

Public: Suitable for all

Price: Included in Admission price