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 am - 7 pm

From July 12 to August 20, open until 10 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays for the Azay Evenings

September 1st - September 30th
9.30am - 6pm

October 1st - March 31st
10am - 5.15pm

May 19th - June 30th
9.30am - 8pm

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€
> Combined ticket Azay-le-Rideau castle / Angers castle: individual price €16 / group price €13


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


From Tours : sortie n° 11, D 751 to Chinon
From Poitiers : N 10 to Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine, then D 760 and D 57 to Azay-le-Rideau


The town of Azay-le-Rideau is located on the Indre à Vélo and Loire à Vélo cycle routes.
The monument labeled Accueil Vélo offers all the services allowing you to comfortably access it by bike.


The town of Azay-le-Rideau is served by the SNCF Tours-Chinon line.
The train station is within walking distance (2.1 km).

Services and offers

Visit offer

  • Guide booklet available in french, english, spanish, german and italian.
  • Audio guides available in french, english, spanish, german and italian (3€).
  • The game books for children aged 6 to 12 (available in French) are temporarily unavailable on site.

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.

    Guide booklet


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