Groupe devant les logis - Crédit : Léonard de serres

Tourism professionals

The Fortress team is at your disposal to help you find the visit option best suited to your expectations: time constraints, capacity or accessibility..

There are 7 possible visit options

Immersive visit in augmented reality with the HistoPad available in 9 languages:
French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Chinese, Brazilian and Russian.

Recommended duration: 2h

Included in the entrance fee to the monument

Visit (at ground level)

Duration: 50 minutes outdoors and allow an additional hour to fully enjoy the royal dwellings and the various towers of the fortress.

Included in the entrance fee to the monument


  • The Plantagenets in Chinon
  • The Plantagenet arsenal
  • The Plantagenet administration

Duration: 1h.
Price: + €2.5 / person


Duration: 30 minutes

Included in the entrance fee to the monument

Duration: 30 minutes without extra charge*
*Subject to availability and weather conditions.

Visit to the Royal Fortress of Chinon and the Rabelais Museum - La Devinière located 6 km away, followed by a wine tasting of the domain's wines accompanied by a "fouace", a variety of brioche.

This service does not include lunch

Duration: day.
Price: €16/14

Group of 15 to 20 people
Price: €40 per person

Continue your adventure in the heart of the medieval town of Chinon under the fortress!
In his cave cellar, Marc Plouzeau reveals the secrets of the winegrowers of the AOC Chinon. End your visit with a tasting of emblematic vintages.

Duration of the complete visit 2h30 minimum.
In French and English 


The advantages of group offers 

  • Throughout the year, depending on the period you visit, your customers can enjoy the temporary exhibitions at no extra charge.
  • If you are accompanying a group of senior citizens, the Fortress has portable folding seats available for your convenience.
  • Large free coach park near the north entrance of the Fortress.
  • Within the Fortress, a range of quality fast food restaurants from April to August. Otherwise, many restaurants are located in the immediate vicinity of the Fortress.
  • The site's shop offers a wide range of souvenirs. Discover the many services reserved for our visitors.
  • The Royal Fortress of Chinon works regularly with other sites in its area and with the Azay Chinon - Val de Loire Tourist Office. Accommodation for your group is located in the vicinity of the Fortress.
  • Large free car park near the north entrance of the Fortress.

Information for professionals and groups 2024 : 

 Useful information:

  • Groups of 15 to 50 people. For groups of more than 50 people, it is possible to make two groups. 
  • The Fortress offers a guided tour at no extra cost.
  • Languages: French, English, Spanish and Italian
  • Reservations are required and subject to availability (especially for foreign language tours).

Entrance fee for tourism professionals: €7.50

Commercial contact:
Muriel VARIN

Tel. +33(0)2 47 93 13 45