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Chateau Royal de Blois

6 Place du Chateau, 41000, Blois, France
+33 2 54 90 33 33
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The Royal Chateau of Blois is your gateway into the Val de Loire. The Royal Chateau of Blois is the first important place to discover as you come from Paris. It is a true synthesis of the art and history of the Loire Valley chateaux, and makes it an ideal introduction for your visit.The rich architecture of the four different wings echoes the diversity of styles of the many chateaux built in the Loire Valley from the Middle Ages to the 17th Century.
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6 Place du Chateau, 41000, Blois, France
+33 2 54 90 33 33
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Reviewed 2 days ago

To me, the outside of any chateau is more interesting than the interior and this one didn't disappoint with its magnificent external staircase - 'the icing on the cake'. Everything is explained in English or French and if you can buy your ticket from the...More

Thank auntieshaz21
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is more in line with a good offering of furniture, history and architecture. Most everything in English as well. Well laid out for viewing.

Thank mpd
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We didn't go into the chateau but walked around outside. Interesting architecture and some great views of the city.

Thank beesrbusy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Blois in the past , but because of our late arrival we only managed to get as far as Ben's Blues Bar , and being Irish and them selling Guinness it was the perfect ending to a long days drive , we...More

Thank Fufwoof
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an hour to spare and was able to get into the Château in the hour before it closed. (Generously said we could return the next day with same ticket.) Impressive Château and appreciated being able to wander freely and get a sense of its...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked and spent an interesting morning pottering around the chateau. The signs were interesting and we're both in French and English and paid for my 9 year old to have the audio tour which she loved as it had lots of extra interesting facts...More

Thank katie_blackmore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful castle in the heart of the city, having great architectural details from 4 different styles on the buildings added on differemt epoques. The castle offers great view on Lorire amd on the old city.

Thank Cristina G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved it here - the Chateau is beautiful and definitely a must-see when in Blois and despite the negative reviews I had read on here, we went to the light show and it was fabulous! So glad we went. Enjoyed every minute of it,...More

Thank Lynne969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The castle is very big and full of interesting rooms. Our 9-year old daughter really loved children's activity guide/booklet which we got at the entrance - and it was interesting for the adults also. We took the combined ticket with the evening light show and...More

Thank Grigory V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing from the outside and interesting from the inside. There are many information regarding the development of the castle over the centuries.

Thank RinneDo
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Emily R
25 July 2017|
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Response from hjbridewell | Reviewed this property |
There is an audio guide which is worth while and plenty of helpful staff to answer questions
12 June 2016|
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Response from larryinboca | Reviewed this property |
When we were there last week we couldn't get to Chambord but I suspect that is resolved by now. Best to check with those currently in France.