Castle & palace tours

Château de Blois skip-the-line ticket

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Availability: Every day
Duration: 24 hours
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover the unique architecture of the Château de Blois
  • Visit the favorite residence of the Kings of France in the Renaissance
  • The ticket is skip-the-line and valid until 31/07/2020
What to expect

Former 13th-century fortress, the Château of Blois is famous for its magnificent courtyard built around 4 buildings from 4 different eras: the 13th wing, the gothic 15th-century wing built by King Louis XII, the 16th century Renaissance wing built by King Francis I and the classical 17th wing built by Gaston d’Orleans, brother of King Louis XIII.

During the visit, you will learn more about the fate of 7 kings and 10 queens and the secrets of the French Court. You will also be fascinated by the architecture of this castle including its Italian influences in the spiral staircase adorned with pillars and salamanders (emblems of the king). Also, take the time to admire the famous balconies that now adorn the facade today on the city and which were inspired by those created in the Vatican in Rome by the architect Bramante.

Through the diversity of its architectural styles, the building is a great example of architectural evolution.

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What's included
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the castle
What's not included
  • Guide
  • Audio guide
Reduced price
  • Visitors with disabilities will be admitted free of charge
  • Reduced rate granted to students, teachers on an individual visit, adults with large families and job seekers (proof required). The price is €3 for the students provided with the PCE (student cultural pass)
Where

Chateau de Blois, 6 Place du Château, 41000 Blois

Meeting point:

Present your ticket at the entrance of the Chateau de Blois.

What to remember
  • The ticket is skip-the-line and valid until 31/07/2020
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When

Château de Blois is open all year round and every day except on 1 January and 25 December.

  • From January 2 to March 31
    10.00am-5.00pm
  • From April 1 to June 30
    9.00am-6.30pm
  • From July 1 to August 31
    9.00am-7.00pm
  • From September 1 to November 3
    9.00am-6.30pm
  • From November 4 to December 31
    10.00am-5.00pm
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Provider
Cheverny Voyages
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.
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