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Château de Chenonceau

Visites culturelles

Tours tariffs and Opening days :

The Visite of the Castle is unguided.
An Audio guided tour is possible in eleven languages.
A brochure published in eleven languages (French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Polish and Portuguese) is provided to all visitors at the entrance.

The Castle is open every day of the year.
From January 1th to February 21th : 9:30 am to 5 pm.
From February 22th to March 29th : 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
From March 30th to May 31th : 9 am to 7 pm.
From June 1th to june 30 : 9 am to 7:30 pm.
From July 1th to August 31th : 9 am to 8 pm.
From September 1th to September 30th : 9 am to 7:30 pm.
From October 1st to October 24th : 9 am to 6:30 pm.
From October 25th to November 11th : 9 am to 6 pm.
From November 12th to December 31st : 9:30 am to 5 pm.

Holiday & weekends :
Pâques (April 19th, 20th and 21th), May 1th (May 1th, 2th, 3th and 4th), May 8th (May 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th), Ascension (May 29th, 30th and 31th and June 1th), Pentecôte (June 7th, 8th and 9th) : 9 am to 7:30 pm.

Tarifs :

- "Château, jardins, Galerie des Dômes et Galerie des Attelages"

Adult : 12,50 Euros.
Children (7 to 18) and Students (less than 27): 9,50 Euros.
Groups (more than twenty) : 9,50 Euros.

- Audio guided tour :

Adult : 17 Euros.
Children 7 to 18 and students (upon presentation of card) : 13,50 Euros.
Groups (more than twenty) : 13,50 Euros.

Free for children less than 7 years old.
The entrance ticket includes access to the castle, its outer-buildings, the gardens and the parks.

Description :

The beautiful gardens designed by Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medici welcome you as you enter into the chateau grounds.
Discover the many rare plants and hundreds of rambling and bush roses.
Do not miss the 16th century Farm.

Garden of Diane de Poitiers.

Catherine de Medici's garden.

For lunch, several options are available :
- the self-service cafeteria established in the old Royal Stables of the «Bâtiment des Dômes».
- the full-service Restaurant located in the «Orangerie» at the edge of the «Jardin Vert».
- the snack bar located near the ticket office.
- the Tea Room with its terrace in the «Orangerie».

Each option has its own wide-ranging menu. Reservations can be made by Telephone : 00 33 (0)2 47 23 91 97 or Fax : 00 33 (0)2 47 23 90 41.

Restaurants are open from March 1st to the November 20th.