THE MEDIEVAL DAYS
ON SUNDAY 4 AUGUST, ROYAL FORTRESS OF CHINON
ALL DAY FROM 9:30 AM TO 7 PM
Chinon hosts its traditional medieval market on Saturday August 3rd.
The Forteresse Royale de Chinon travels back to medieval times for one amazing day on Sunday August 4th!
Spend the whole day meeting knights, men-at-arms, jugglers and doctors.
Share the secrets of medieval medicine, step into the shoes of a nobleman or woman and learn the subtle art of cooking in the Middle Ages.
Try out a medieval dance or gaze at the music-playing troubadours and minstrels!
War machine shooting demonstrations all day.
Workshops, shows and walks: the fortress takes you back in time...
The live performance Armutan company brings you life in France in the late Middle Ages amongst knights, artisans, jugglers and more.
Armutan stages shows and fun-filled educational workshops at their camp: the knight's life, medieval food, archery, entertainers etc.
There's no time for a break in the day as the show must go in be it in performances or workshops!
Scalpel and Matula
Learn everything there is to know about medicine, health and surgery in the Middle Ages with Dame Clotilde and Maistre Michel the apothecary.
You'll be amazed at how much knowledge they had back then!
La Charité de Guingamor
A group of professional musicians who have spent the last 10 years on the roads of France and Navarre and love seeing the crowds bop to their magical instruments... so come see them and dance the branle, pavane, galliard, tordion, allemande and gavotte.
Available all day
Ages 7 and over
Presentation and sale of biscuits and sweet treats.
The Round Table
Medieval food court
FULL PRICE: €13
REDUCED PRICE: €11
CHILDREN UNDER: FREE