Priority entrance tickets for the Château Azay le Rideau
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Priority entrance tickets for the Château Azay le Rideau

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Availability: Every day
Validity: Flexible
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover one of France’s most breathtaking castles
  • Visit an authentic architectural masterpiece of the Renaissance
  • Admire the true synthesis of French and Italian savoir-faire
What to expect

Described by Balzac over lunch one day as "a facetted diamond set in the Indre", Azay-le-Rideau is one of the most famous châteaux of the Loire.

Built in the early part of the 11th century, the Château of Azay-le-Rideau was burned during the Hundred Years’ War and later rebuilt during the reign of François I, by a wealthy financier. A true synthesis between the French art of construction and the innovations in Italian architecture, the Château of Azay-le-Rideau is an authentic masterpiece of the Renaissance. Set on an island in the middle of the Indre river, this picturesque château has become an absolute jewel of the Loire Valley, incredibly pretty inside and out.

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What's included
  • Priority entrance ticket
What's not included
  • Guide
Reduced price

The entrance is free for:

  • Children under 18 (except school groups)
  • EU citizens (18-25)
  • Disabled people
  • Unemployed people (proof required)
Where

19 Rue Balzac, 37190 Azay-le-Rideau, France

Meeting point:

Present your ticket at the entrance of the Château Azay le Rideau.

What to remember
  • During this period of reopening of the monuments, the Center des Monuments Nationaux asks its visitors to define their day and time of visit in advance. All information will be given to you on your Musement Voucher.
  • Ticket valid until 22 September 2020
  • The ticket gives you access to an unguided tour of the monument
  • The Centre des monuments nationaux strictly applies security measures that are decided by the French authorities
  • Luggage and big items exceeding 55cm*35cm*20cm will not be accepted
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When
  • Open every day
  • From 1 January until 31 March at 10.00am until 5.15pm
  • From 1 April until 30 June at 9.30am until 6.00pm
  • From 1 July until 31 August at 9.30am until 7.00pm
  • From 1 September until 30 September at 9.30am until 6.00pm
  • From 1 October until 31 December at 10.00am until 5.15pm
  • December 24 and 31: closes at 4.15pm (last admission at 3.15pm)
  • Last admission at the ticket office: 1 hour before closing time
  • Last admission at the castle: 1 hour before closing time
  • The visit must come to an end at least 15 minutes before closing time
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Provider
Centre des Monuments Nationaux
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
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