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Tickets for Royal Fortress of Chinon

Bring a medieval castle to life using a histopad!

Tiqets International B.V.
Registered address: Tiqets International B.V., 1097 DL, Amsterdam, NL
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Last admission: 30 minutes before closing
Audio guide: Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible An immersive tour is available, with attractive videos and descriptions of the parts of the Fortress that cannot be accessed by visitors with limited mobility
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What's included

Entrance to the Royal Fortress of Chinon
Histopad (available in English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch & Chinese)

Important information

* Visitors benefiting from free admission to the venue have to pay a €5 fee for the Histopad * Luggage and baby stroller storage available onsite * Dogs are not allowed
  • Dive into centuries-old history at a fortress in the Loire Valley with a majestic position overlooking the town
  • Climb the giant towers around the fortress and enjoy artsy activities outside, like celebrations and live performances
  • Learn about famous historical figures who passed through the fortress, like Richard the Lionheart and Joan of Arc

Built on top of a rocky hill, the 10th-century Royal Fortress of Chinon was, in 1429, the venue for a historic meeting between Joan of Arc and the future king of France, Charles VII. Feel history unravel as you walk this huge medieval castle and its vast grounds on the banks of the Vienne river.

Climb its numerous towers and follow the circuit through the fortress using a histopad in seven languages! Discover the unlikely icons of history who once lived here.

Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance for pre-bought ticket holders.

Wednesday 09:30 - 18:00
Thursday 09:30 - 18:00
Friday 09:30 - 18:00
Saturday 09:30 - 18:00
Sunday 09:30 - 18:00
Monday 09:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 18:00
Royal Fortress of Chinon
37500 Chinon, France, 37500, Chinon
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  • Cancel until 23:59 the day before you visit and get a full refund. Select a refundable ticket during checkout
  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

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3 reviews
19 Jul 2023
Royal Fortress of Chinon
Laurent,  France France
20 May 2023
Très beau et instructif l’audio pad un plus qui fait apprécié l’histoire de ce lieu Acceuil sympathique
Royal Fortress of Chinon
Luigi,  Italy Italy
24 Aug 2023
Bello sia la fortezza che il paese
Royal Fortress of Chinon

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