From October 3rd to October 21st, 2022, due to works, the Fortress will open at 11 am instead of 9.30 am.

Thank you for your understanding.

A MAGNIFICENT MEDIEVAL FORTRESS IN THE LOIRE VALLEY

The Fortress is a major landmark of French history - where Joan of Arc met dauphin Charles VII in 1429 - and at the same time it offers visitors a modern museum experience: videos, multimedia guide booklet, audio terminals...Welcome to the Royal Fortress of Chinon - a Château of the Loire unlike any other!

Back to the middle ages

Guided tours : up to 50 persons.

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