Dear visitors,

From 21 July 2021, in accordance with government announcements, access to the Royal Fortress of Chinon
requires the presentation of a health certificate:

  • Certificate of negative PCR, antigenic or supervised self-test test less than 72 hours old with QR Code.
  • Positive test certificate of at least 11 days and less than 6 months with QR Code.
  • Complete vaccination certificate with QR Code.

The conformity of the certificate will be checked at the entrance according to the sanitary rules in force.
The obligation of the "health pass" is postponed to 30 September for young people aged 12 to 17.

Together, let's continue to apply the barrier measures.

See you soon at the Royal Fortress of Chinon!


The Royal Fortress of Chinon offers a number of tours designed for school children to discover a unique historic monument. 


Download the teacher pack (only in french)
This pack is designed for primary and secondary school teachers who want to prepare their pupils for a visit to the Royal Fortress of Chinon.
It was written by the team at the Royal Fortress of Chinon, along with the education department of the service for the conservation and promotion of regional monuments and museums.

Find out more about the educational and cultural programme for 2021/2022 (only in French) from the Departmental Council of Indre-et-Loire.