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Tickets for Château d’Azay-le-Rideau

Explore a one-of-a-kind French Renaissance-style castle on a river island

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Today:  09:30 - 18:00
Tomorrow:  09:30 - 18:00
Saturday:  09:30 - 18:00
Sunday:  09:30 - 18:00
Monday:  09:30 - 18:00
Tuesday:  09:30 - 18:00
Wednesday:  09:30 - 18:00
  • Feel like royalty at one of the earliest Loire castles to be built in the French Renaissance style
  • Explore the opulent rooms, intricate ceiling decorations and more in your own time
  • Stroll around the sunny English-style gardens that surround the Château and take some great photos

The Château d’Azay-le-Rideau is an innovative blend of 16th-century building styles in the beautiful Loire Valley. Surrounded by 8 hectares of English-style gardens, this French Renaissance castle is as beautiful as it is storied.

Sitting pretty on its own island in the Indre River, this historic Château has been here since the reign of Francis I. Constructed between 1518 and 1527, it's just gone through a major restoration to restore the slate roofing and early 16th-century framework.

All scrubbed up, it shows off its fresh face and historic trappings. Check out the lavishly furnished rooms, the intricately decorated staircase within the castle walls, and the amazing ceiling decorations.

And on the outside, the 19th-century English-style gardens are the perfect place to walk and wait for a bluebird to land on your shoulder.

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Château d'Azay-le-Rideau
Rue de Pineau, 37190, Tours
Aug 19, 2018
Un beau château, bien conservé avec un parc agréable
Aug 15, 2018
Très bonne journée....
Jul 7, 2018
J'ai trouvé que la couleur des pierres du château fraîchement rénovées se "patinait" très vite, ce qui me semble très surprenant.
Jun 19, 2018
Superbe château dans un cadre majestueux î
Jun 15, 2018
Superbe château, tant pour l'environnement dans lequel il se trouve (parc très agréable superbement entretenu) que par l'aménagement intérieur.
L'ameublement est une réussite totale.
La rénovation effectuée, qui nous avait empêché de le voir il y a 3 ans, est impeccable.
Jun 2, 2018
Magnifique château
May 13, 2018
Très beau château, excellente conférencière, très beau parc et joli village. Repas dans le parc, à l'ombre des arbres, avec un service et un accueil franchement sympathiques, très bon rapport qualité/prix.
Grand parking à proximité
Apr 30, 2018
Magnifique visite tres bien commentée. Tickets simples à utiliser.
Apr 16, 2018
Accueil top et rapide
Mar 15, 2018
Bien pour le château mais la signalétique en ville pour le stationnement et la direction du château est inexistante.

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