Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Royal Fortress of Chinon is one of the few medieval sites in the Loire Valley.
To complete your experience, visit the town of Chinon, a listed Town of Art and History, and his museum Le Carroi; like the castle, the town has a rich medieval heritage.
DISCOVER THE NUMEROUS CHÂTEAUX, ABBEYS AND MUSEUMS
IN THE SURROUNDING AREA
WHICH REFLECT THE PRESTIGIOUS HISTORY OF THE REGION
THE “OUEST TOURAINE” PASS
Visit 8 historic sites in Touraine and 2 wineries!
For one full-price admission ticket bought at one of the 10 sites, you will receive a discounted price at the 9 other sites:
Château and gardens of Villandry, Château of Langeais, Château and gardens of le Rivau, Royal Fortress of Chinon, Balzac Museum, Rabelais Museum, Château of Azay-Le-Rideau, Royal Abbey of Fontevraud, and the wineries of Château de l'Aulée and Pierre & Bertrand Couly.
AS WELL AS...
PRIORY OF ST COSMAS
ROYAL CITY OF LOCHES
PREHISTORY MUSEUM OF LE GRAND PRÉSSIGNY
DOMAINE DE CANDÉ
DISCOVER THE LOIRE VALLEY
The Fortress is also situated in the heart of the Loire Anjou Touraine regional nature park.
Loire Anjou Touraine Nature Park
The Fortress can be found along the “Loire à Vélo” cycling route.
There is bike and luggage storage available for cyclists.
An app to accompany you as you discover the Loire Valley.
RESTAURANTS IN CHINON
Near the entrance to the Fortress:
L'Echo de Rabelais
Tél: 02 47 93 95 87
For information on other restaurants in Chinon, visit the Chinon Tourist Office. :Office de Tourisme du Pays de Chinon.
HEAD OFF FOR SOME NEW AND EXCITING ADVENTURES
Visit wine makers of the region - find out more at the Chinon Tourist Office
Boat ride on : La Chinonaise
Musée de la Poire Tapée - Pressed pears museum
Maison de la poire tapée
Caves painctes : wine cellars
The medieval market of Chinon