Chateau Royal de Blois, Blois

4.4
With several wings to explore, Chateau Royal de Blois is sure to peek your curiosity about everything from archaeological texts from the Middle Ages to the massive collection of restored murals. Discover French architecture from the Middle Ages to the 17th century, then visit the chamber of secrets, whispered to be Catherine de Médici's secret hiding place for poisons.

As the residence of several French kings, in 1429, the Archbishop of Reims blessed Joan of Arc before she departed with her army to drive the English from Orléans. Your visit is complete with an audio tour, in English available for download to your mp3 player, of the on-site Museum of Fine Arts. It is located in the royal apartments of François I and the Louis XII wing and contains more than 30,000 works. Plan to see Chateau Royal de Blois and other attractions that appeal to you using our Blois vacation planner.
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  • Unusual visit offers another view for the visitor. Visit a place inaccessible to the public. To do we learn a lot with unusual views of the city
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  • A good time with the family. Histopad stopad is a plus for a guided and playful visit for both children and adults. The explanations are clear. Very beautiful sound and light show. The castle is really beautiful. Different types of architecture to discover. Very interesting.
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  • Awesome château with a great interactive tablet-guide that allows you to go back in time and see some rooms as they were. The lights show is extremely detailed and well done, with a few stories of events that happened in the castle. Highly recommend!
  • The Royal Chateau Royal de Blois was awesome on our most recent trip we spent a better part of the day enjoying all the beauty and small and big things to see. It's a fantastic mix of history and beauty all in one place, if you get a chance to visit it would be worth the time :).
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