In order to guarantee you optimal visiting conditions after this confinement linked to the COVID-19 coronavirus, you will be asked to reserve the date of your visit to the Château de Chenonceau free of charge. This reservation is compulsory and you will not be able to access the monument without its confirmation. All instructions will be sent to you immediately upon purchase. You will need to present your undated ticket and your ticket of the day during your visit.
Château de Chenonceau is open every day of the year.
January 1 to January 5: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
January 6 to April 3: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
April 4 to May 29: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
May 30 to July 3: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
July 4 to August 21: 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
August 22 to September 27: 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
September 28 to November 1: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
November 2 to December 18: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
December 19 to December 31: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Easter (April 11 to 13): 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
May 1 to 3 and May 8 to 10: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Ascent (May 21-24): 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Pentecost (May 31 to June 1): 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
From Paris (around 1,5 hours): Take the TGV between Paris (gare Montparnasse) and Tours (Gare Saint-Pierre-des-Corps), then the TER Tours-Chenonceaux.
rom Tours (around 25 mn): Take the TER Tours-Chenonceaux. The SNCF railway station is about 400 meters from the Château.
From the A10 motorway, take exit no. 18 (Château-Renault / Amboise) and then travel about ten kilometers on the D31 (to Amboise) and then 8 km on the D81 to Chenonceaux.
GPS coordinates of Château de Chenonceau : 47.3249 et 1.07029
Free car park.