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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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Loire Valley Castles Private Day Trip from Paris
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
6 Place du Chateau, 41000, Blois, France
+33 2 54 90 33 33
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited this chateau today, wonderful architecture and the audio guide is informative about both the architecture and the history of France from medieval times though the Renaissance and wars of religion. Don't miss the terrace with its lovely views of the Loire and St...More

Thank Madeleine K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This chateau is very large. Our guide explained all the historical events that happened in the chateau and around the area including all about the Kings of France that lived here and Joan of Arc.

Thank showmemo61
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing will prepare you for the stupendous architecture of the Blois Royal Palace. For where else on earth can you see Four different palaces all facing one courtyard? This is the place to go if you love History, Architecture and romance. It is so well...More

Thank migtomsar
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited several Chateaux in the Loire River valley, including Chambord, Cheverny, and Chenonceaux. Our favorite, however, was the Chateau de Blois. All of the Chateaux are stunning from the outside. In fact, Chambord and Chenonceaux seem to get higher ratings than...More

Thank Paul5795
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got the audio guide and learned the history of the four different parts of the castle. It was built by four different kings in different styles. The rooms available to look through were well laid out with lots of gargoyles to look at close...More

Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 3 weeks 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

2  Thank auntieshaz21
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 September 2017 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
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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.