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FORTERESSE ROYALE DE CHINON - SUMMER 2016: 1 HOUR IN THE LIFE OF A QUEEN

As part of the “24 hours in the life of a queen” programme, visitors can enjoy an insight into the lives of those closest to the Queen of France: her official painter, housekeeper, her children’s tutor etc. The exhibition is open daily from 4 July to 28 August 2016. Visitors can also enjoy four days of incredible activities and entertainment on four consecutive Wednesdays during the summer: 27/07, 03/08, 10/08 and 17/08.Information and ticket prices: + 33 (0)2 47 93 13 45 or forteressechinon@departement-touraine.frFrom 04/07 to 28/08 2016: every afternoon (except Wednesday 27/07, 03/08, 10/08 and 17/08).

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Châteaux Highlights

©Jean-Sébastien Evrard - CHATEAU OF BRISSAC

CHATEAU DE BRISSAC

Seen from the vast lawns of the Romantic-style parkland, the façades of the Château de Brissac are a striking sight. The huge towers and fortified bases, vestiges of the feudal...

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Rendez-vous in the Loire Valley

T. Martrou - CRT Centre-Val de Loire

Gastronomy, wines and vineyards

The French way of life

From Sancerre to the wines of Nantes, to the wines of Touraine and Anjou, the vineyards of the Loire Valley are rich in wines of exception that are acclaimed for...

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