The Cité Royale (keep and royal residence) is open every day, all year round.
Last ticket sold 30 minutes before closing
Opening days and times
1st April - 30th September: 9am - 7pm
1st October - 31st March: 9.30am - 5pm
Closed: 1st January and 25th December
Reservation required: groups (from 15 people); educational activities; guided tours in foreign languages (English, Italian); tour of the royal residence with stair lift (Scalamobil) for people with reduced mobility.
Recommended: specific tours or holiday events.
Full price : €10.50
Exceptionnal Increase* : €2.50
- Increase applied during exceptional events of specific visits
New - Visit with TouchPad : HistoPad© in the fortress (visit in VR), includes with the ticket. More information here
With free entrance, HistoPad© : : €5.00
Reduced price* : €8.50
- 7 - 18 years
- Students (student ID required)
- Teachers (professional proof required)
- Groups of 15 people and more
- Disability card
- Tourist passes
- People with a TER ticket stamped on the day of the visit
- Price also applied with the ticket for the Grand-Pressigny Pre-history museum or the Château de Valençay.
- Child under 7
- Job seeker
- Icom (card holder only)
- Ministry of culture (card holder only)
- Tour guide (card holder only)
Family workshops : €11.00
For children from age 7 to 12, during school holidays: €11.00 (€9.00 for the second child or second workshop in the same week). Booking recommended, limited availability. Event programme here
VIP Pass : €16.00
Card valid for one year (from date to date): unlimited and free access to the site of purchase, reduced price in the 6 other sites of the Conseil Départemental d’Indre-et-Loire. Access to exhibitions and events in the Cité Royale.
School visits 2018-2019
- Entry (booking compulsory): €1.50 per pupil from the age of 7
- Free for nurseries, reception classes and secondary schools in the Indre-et-Loire department
- Workshops: €4.00 per pupil
- Storytelling visit (nurseries and reception classes): €2.50 per pupil
Cash, cheque, holiday voucher, CLARC voucher, bank card (minimum €1)