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Blois: Chateau de Blois Entry Ticket

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Blois: Chateau de Blois Entry Ticket

From US$ 13.54 per person

Uncover the Royal Chateau of Blois and soak up the art, history, interior design, and unique French architecture. See artworks inside the Blois Fine Arts Museum, located inside the building.

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Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Step inside the favourite residence of French kings and queens
  • Journey through 4 different styled facades and beautifully furnished rooms
  • See masterpieces inside the Blois Fine Arts Museum
  • Take in views of the Loire river and town from this central location
Full description
Learn the secrets of the French court by taking a visit to one of the most intriguing emblems of French architecture. A favorite residence of 7 French kings and 10 French queens, the castle occupies a central place in the country's history. Throughout the centuries, dramas, plots, and power games have played out in the Royal Chateau.  With this entry ticket, visit 4 wings, go back in time to 4 different eras, and witness 4 architectural styles.  From the courtyard, a unique and majestic view opens up for you. In turn, your eyes will rest upon the 4 Medieval, Gothic, Renaissance, and Classical facades. These wings constitute a unique example of French architecture. The Chateau itself is a concentration of French history’s great architectural periods. In 1854, it was classified as a historic monument. Magnificently restored in the 19th century by Felix Duban, the Royal Chateau is beautifully furnished, decorated, and filled with color. From the tiled floors to the wood panels it is a feast for the eyes. Once inside, enter the Blois Fine Arts Museum, classed as a Museum of France. Perouse a wealth of more than 35,000 works with masterpieces by Ingres, Rubens, and Boucher. Take in an incredible view of the Loire river and the beautiful old town. The Royal Chateau offers a wide choice of original and stunning events throughout the year. From major exhibitions and classical fencing displays in summer, evening events lit by electric torches in the winter to behind-the-doors tours and Renaissance balls.  After your visit, take a few steps and see the shops, bars, and restaurants that liven up Blois in summer and winter. Stroll through the streets, alleys, and remarkable gardens.
Includes
  • Entry ticket
  • Food and drinks
  • Audioguide (3€, paid at the venue)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Château Royal de Blois

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Glass objects

Know before you go

  • Free entry for children under 6 years
  •  Optional light show occurs every evening in the courtyard of the Chateau (except 13/07, 27/08, and 09/09). April and September at 10:00 PM, May-August 10:30 PM and October - November: 7:15 PM
  •  Audioguide in available in several languages. Devices are disinfected after each use
  •  There are no seats available during the show so you will need to stand up in the middle of the courtyard of the chateau. People who need a seat can bring their own folding chair/stool
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 17 reviews

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Visite : fléchage avec "guide sono " facile à faire fonctionner très bien fait. Très beau château au niveau de la richesse des salles et du mobilier. Très très beaux tableaux bref je conseille cette visite d'autant qu'il y a des possibilités de stationner à proximité. Très bon accueil du personnel chargé de recevoir les visiteurs

August 23, 2021

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