Practical information

Check this page in advance of your venue. Have a nice visit!

You will be safe

  • Wearing a mask is recommended inside the monument.
  • Hand sanitizer gel is available at the entrance to the monument, visitors are asked to sanitize their hands before starting the visit.

Opening hours

July 1st - August 31th
9:30 - 19:00

September 1st - September 30th
9:30 - 18:00

October 1st - March 31st
10:00 - 17:15
May 19th - June 30th
9:30 - 18:00

Last admission at the ticket office : 1h before closing time
Last admission at the castle : 1h before closing time
End of the visite at the latest 15 minutes before closing time

January 1st, May 1st, December 25th : closed 


Full rate: 11,5 €

Group rate: 9 €

Free entrance

Under 18s (on a private family visit, not on a school outing)
18-25 years old from one of the European Union's 28 countries or non-Europeans between those ages who are legally registered as living in the EU
Handicapped visitors and the person accompanying them

Price for partnerships

  • Pass à l'Ouest, Touraine Val de Loire: 9 € 
  • SNCF TER Val de Loire / CEZAM / VMF: 9 €


Château d'Azay-le-Rideau 19, rue Balzac
37190 Azay-le-Rideau
Ph. : 33 / (0)2 47 45 42 04Fax : 33 / (0)2 47 45 26 61
GPS coordinatesLatitude : 47.2596Longitude : 0.4666Plan your route


De Tours : sortie n° 11, D 751 vers Chinon
De Poitiers : N 10 jusqu'à Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine, puis D 760 et D 57 jusqu'à Azay-le-Rideau


La commune d'Azay-le-Rideau se situe sur les itinéraires cyclables de l'Indre à Vélo et de la Loire à Vélo.
Le monument labellisé Accueil Vélo offre tous les services permettant d'y accéder confortablement à vélo.


La commune d'Azay-le-Rideau est desservie par la ligne SNCF Tours-Chinon.
La gare est accessible à pied (2,1 km).

Services and offers

Visit offer

  • Download the guide booklet
  • Audio guides temporarily unavailable

Visit Conditions

  • Dogs allowed in the castle only in transport bags and kept on a leash in the park.
  • Strollers not allowed in the castle.
  • Photos allowed in the castle without flash.
  • Luggage storage unavaiblable.

    Guide booklet


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