Offers and services

Unaccompanied Visit

> Unaccompanied visit  with guide booklet. (1h30) 
> For children (from 6 to 12 years old) : Free game-booklet in English available on request 

Guided tours for individuals (length: 1 hour) Tours at set times – In English during the summer season.

> Romantic park Visit App (duration: 1h30)– to download on your smartphone or tablet for free. 
Explanations in French only.

On Apple Store (IOS – version 6.0) and Google Play (Android – version 4.0). 

Audioguide

Visit with audio guide (1h30) : available in french, english, spanish, italian, german
Junior Version available only in French

> Single rate : 3€

Groups with adults and school groups

> GROUP WITH ADULTS

> Unaccompied visit (duration : 1h30)
Group rate (from 20 pers in the group) : 8€

> Tour lecture for adults group (duration: 1h30)
From 1 to 15 people: 150€ 
From 16 to 30 people: 235€
  

>TOURISM PROFESIONALS

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>SCHOOL GROUPS

> Unaccompanied visit of the castle and the park
For all levels
Duration: 1h30
Rate: 30 € (for a group of 35 pupils max) 

> Fun Visit 
Duration : 1h
Rate (admission fee and lecturer included) 72 € per group (for 35 children max)

> Discovery tours and lecturer tours 

Discovery tours are adapted for pupils from 6 to 14 years old. Lecturer tours are adapted for pupils from around 15 to 18 years old.

Duration: 1h30

Rate (admission fee and lecturer included) : 72€ per group (for 35 children max)

Don’t hesitate to contact us : 00 33 247 456 861 or resa.azay@monuments-nationaux.fr 

Free entries:

 For adult group, we grant 2 free entries: 1 for an accompanying person and 1 for the driver.

 For children groups:

Pre-school groups (from 0 to 6 years old): we offer one free entry for one accompanying adult for every 8 children.

Primary to high school (from 7 to 18 years old): we offer one free entry for one accompanying adult for every 8 children.

 For extra accompanying person, group rate is applied: 8.00€.

For all type of group visits, booking is required:
You contact for bookings: Elodie SEVEQUE – tel: 00 33 247 456 861 – mail: resa.azay@monuments-nationaux.fr

Services

 The languages spoken on the site are French and English.

> Restaurant open: 1st april to 30 september.
Menu quiche, salads (10 - 20 €).

> Free car parks in the village  

> Parking for bikes (label "Loire à vélo")

> Bus Parking (250m) 

> Drop-off area near the ticket entrance for persons with reduced mobility

> 1 car parking space for persons with disabilities is situated near the ticket entrance 

> Beverage dispenser

> For babys : bottle warmer et nursery space
 
> Consignes

  • Parking PMR Parking / Disabled visitor parking
  • Restaurant Restaurant
  • Librairie-boutique Gift and book shop
  • Toilettes Restroom

BOOKLET GUIDE

Visits terms

> Dogs permitted in the château only if carried in a carry bag. Dogs permitted in the grounds if they are on a leash and accompanied. 

> Pushchairs prohibited in the château. Pushchairs permitted in the grounds.

> It is forbidden to touch the works on display in the château.

> Photos permitted without flash in the château. 

> Large backpacks and wheeled suitcases prohibited. Left luggage available. 

Accessibility

> The grounds are accessible to wheelchair users

> Guide and assistance dogs allowed

> Wheelchairs loaned on request

> Tactile models and displays throughout the visit itinerary: relief map of the château and grounds, model of the château, cutaway model of the main staircase, tactile models showing the decor.

> Guide book in Braille and large print, thermally expanded documents available at reception.

> Audioguides with induction loops 

> Toilets accessible to wheelchair users

> Total number of steps at the monument: 72

Types of payment

Payments by cash, credit card and e-ticket are accepted at the cash desk.

Guarantee of quality

Château of Azay-le-Rideau and about numerous sites in the Loire Valley, along with the Touraine Tourism Board, are committed to a State-approved quality process.

Learn more about the commitments