Since 2012, the Fortress is QUALITY TOURISM™ certified.
The professionals who display this mark implement a rigorous quality approach.
The Royal Fortress of Chinon is committed to providing a warm and personalised welcome, clear and precise information, and clean and comfortable spaces.

Parking facilities

  • Car parking
  • Bus parking
  • Camping car parking
  • Bike parking

Free service 

  • Left-luggage facilities
  • Monitored site
  • Dogs are allowed in the park on a leash. In the buildings, only animals carried in arms or in a bag are accepted.
    Guide dogs for the blind are accepted in the interiors.
  • Wifi Val de Loire public

For families

  • Pushchair parking
  • Baby changing area
  • Baby bottle warmer  

Other services


For your comfort, the reception of the Fortress is equipped with a water fountain and hot and cold drink dispensers. Hungry? From April to August, a food shop is located in the park of the Fortress.

The shop

The Royal Fortress of Chinon offers a wide range of articles: games for children, medieval costumes and articles, postcards, etc., and personalized souvenirs of the Fortress: mugs, Paris Mint, AOC Chinon wine.

Discover all the services dedicated to people with disabilities.

Do you have other questions about the services and facilities available? Consult our frequently asked questions