Attractions to explore nearby Forteresse Royale de Chinon - With photos & details

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Attractions to explore nearby Forteresse Royale de Chinon

Forteresse Royale de Chinon2 Rue du Château, 37500 Chinon, France

A majestic royal fortress which was Overlooking the River Vienne which was built by the Count of Blois. Used as a residence by Charles VII in the 15th century and also served as a prison in the 16th century. This beautiful building also has a museum that gives light to the history of this castle. This building is listed as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.

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Château du Rivau9.75 KMs away from Forteresse Royale de Chinon

A genuine medieval castle at the heart of a UNESCO world heritage site, and also botanical arts in a 6ha Garden with contemporary sculptures and also a  multi-cuisine restaurant is here. This building was given to captain Tolmere as a reward for his victories in the Picrocholean Wars. It has been classified as a Monument Historique since 1918 by the French Ministry of Culture.