Skip-the-line ticket to the Royal Fortress of Chinon

Forteresse Royale de Chinon 37500 Chinon
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Book your skip-the-line ticket to visit the Royal Fortress of Chinon and discover the French history secrets through the adventures of Jeanne d'Arc and Richard Coeur de Lion. Read More

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Cheverny Voyages


Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Royal Fortress of Chinon is one of the few medieval sites in the Loire Valley.Come and visit the royal fortress of Chinon and lift the veil on French history secrets through the adventures of Jeanne d’Arc and Richard Coeur de Lion.Take the time to visit this heritage and follow in the footsteps of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Henri II of England, and Joan of Arc with the use of HistoPad! Od and young alike will travel back through to the Middle Ages with a spectacular virtual 360° experience in the 12th, 14th, and 15th Century. An informative experience for adults and fun for children who can take part in a treasure hunt! Treasure hunters will receive a reward by email. Bigger kids can take a medieval selfie with virtual costumes to dress up in with the HistoPad.

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Departure point

Please present your voucher at the reception of the Castle. The Fortress is a 20-minute walk from Chinon station and a 5-minute drive.Bus: line B, from Chinon station to the Cemetery (5 min from the Fortress).


Self-guided tour. Interactive tour with the HistoPad available in 9 languages (French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Cinese, and Russian). Treasure hunt for children


Explore a medieval fortress in the Loire Valley with a HistoPad. Immerse yourself in the history of France and England. Be captivated by the stories of the most emblematic figures of the Middle Ages

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Important info

  • The ticket is skip-the-line and valid until 21 June 2022
  • Students and children tickets can be purchased at the castle
  • The languages spoken on the site are French and English
  • Documentary proof may be requested at the ticket counter
  • Suitable for people with mobility impairments
  • Possibility to eat near the Royal Fortress of Chinon at Le Lysandre
  • Dogs are forbidden except outside (held on a leash)

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