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Last updated: 16 March, 2024
Expert travel writer: Anna Brooke

Around a grand courtyard famed for its Gothic staircase, four furnished wings reflect the 17 monarchs Kings and Queens who lived there. It’s a miniature history tour all packed into one, with architecture going from the Middle Ages to the 17th century.

Logistics

Price from: £11
Minimum age: Any
Age suitable: 18+
When: All year around

When to do it

The chateau is open all year round, seven days a week.

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Loire Valley

Loire Valley, France

Exterior of the front of the chateau, with a tree-lined driveway in foreground

Northern France’s beautiful UNESCO-listed valley, home to heart-stoppingly beautiful historic chateaux, authentic village life, world-class wines and fascinating troglodytes.