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 thr...
- * Entrance to the Royal Fortress of Chinon
- * Histopad (available in English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch & Chinese)
- * 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 * Kids -7 join for free, please select a free ticket for them * Free tickets onsite: Jobseekers, journalists, ICOM members, accredited tour guides & staff of the Ministry of Culture (with valid ID) Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance for pre-bought ticket holders.
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