Castle & palace tours

Skip-the-line tickets to Château de Chenonceau

Availability: Every day
Duration: 24 hours
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Portuguese , Russian , Dutch , Japanese , Polish , Chinese , Korean
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Visit one of the best-known Renaissance architecture masterpiece of the Loire Valley
  • Gain skip-the-line access to explore the beauty of the Ladies' Castle
  • Discover the castle that inspired Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast'
What to expect

Enjoy access to the Château de Chenonceau built on a bridge across the Cher River and surrounded by gorgeously-manicured gardens à la Française.

Known as the château de femmes, it is the only castle in the region that was built, inhabited and saved by women during the Renaissance. During your visit, discover the passionate history of the famous heroines who lived there, such as Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medicis.

Take your time to appreciate the refined architecture and feminine influence that prevails in each room of this renowned castle, all decorated with beautiful antiques and the most divine fresh flower arrangements.

The audio guide is available at an additional cost. Please select your preferred option during checkout.

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What's included
  • Entrance ticket to the castle, Dômes Gallery and Carriage Gallery
  • Visitor guide, available in 18 languages
  • Audio guide (if selected during checkout)
What's not included
  • Guide
  • Gratuities
  • Pick-up and drop-off
Reduced price

Free entry for:

  • Children under the age of 7
  • Handicapped visitors
  • Journalists

Château de Chenonceau, 37150 Chenonceaux, France

Meeting point:

Present your printed ticket (barcode) at the entrance of the Chateau de Chenonceau during the opening hours.

You can get there by train or road:

2 hours by car via the autoroute A10 “Aquitaine” (Blois or Amboise exits)
1 hour by T.G.V. Paris-Montparnasse / Saint-Pierre-des-Corps (Tours)
1 hour by T.G.V. Paris-Aéroport Roissy-CDG / Saint-Pierre-des-Corps (Tours)
25 minutes by TER Tours-Chenonceaux
The SNCF station is located near the ticket office (400m)

What to remember
  • Ticket valid until 31 December 2020
  • People with reduced mobility can book a wheelchair free of charge
  • Shop for unique products made exclusively by the Chateau
  • Various comfortable and well-equipped picnic areas on site
  • Parking with large capacity car parks
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  • Open every day
    1 January - 5 January: 9.30am to 5.00pm
    January 6 - April 3: 9.30am to 4.30pm
    4 April - 29 May: 9.00am to 5.30pm
    30 May - 3 July: 9.00am to 6.00pm
    4 July - 21 August: 9.00am to 7.00pm
    22 August - 27 September: 9.00am to 6.30pm
    28 September - 1 November: 9.00am to 5.30pm
    2 November - 18 December: 9.30am to 4.30pm
    19 December - 31 December: 9.30am to 5.30pm
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Château de Chenonceau
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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