Children : 6 to 17
Château de Blois
14 € - 7 €
Tickets valid until 31.12.2023
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Priority access to the castle
|Self-guided tour of the castle||Guided tour|
Self-guided tour of the Musée des Beaux-Arts
The Royal Château of Blois is the gateway to the châteaux of the Loire Valley. It is the castle with the strongest historical imprint in the Loire Valley, which allows visitors to rediscover 3 emblematic periods in French history. Blois has welcomed no fewer than 7 kings and 10 queens to its castle, where many legendary intrigues took place. To immortalise their visits to Blois, Louis XII, François I and Gaston d'Orléans took the opportunity to remodel the castle, each leaving a wing in their own image.
With these mixtures, the Château de Blois represents four different architectural styles: the medieval style, traces of which remain in the ramparts and certain towers, the Gothic style of the Louis XII wing, the Renaissance style of the François I wing and the classical style found in the Gaston d'Orléans wing.
The Château de Blois is a wellspring of knowledge, allowing visitors to learn about French history in a less conventional way.
Access and Opening times
Car parks available in town. Château underground car park nearby. Signs for the château can be found throughout the town.
Address: Château Royal de Blois, 41000 Blois
Open every day of the year except 25 December and 1 January.
From 2 January to 31 March: 10am - 5pm
1 April to 30 June: 9am - 6.30pm
1 July to 31 August: 9am - 7pm
1 September to 6 November: 9am - 6.30pm
7 November to 16 December: 10am - 5pm
17 December to 31 December: 10am - 6pm (5pm on 24 and 31 December)
Last admission 30 minutes before the château closes.
Pets not allowed
Pushchairs not allowed
Approximate length of self-guided tour: 2 hours
Tour languages (brochures):
French, English, German, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Czech, Hungarian
French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Cycle hire to take advantage of the Loire à Vélo trails
Le château royal de Blois a été une belle découverte pour nous, nous ne connaissions pas ce château de la Loire et n'avons pas été déçu. Le pass avec le son et lumières et la maison de la magie est très bien!
Children : 6 to 17