Chateau de Langeais, Langeais

#6 of 76 in Historic Sites in Indre-et-Loire
Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Surrounded by cedars and majestic redwoods, Chateau de Langeais is a medieval castle built in 992 CE by Fulk Nerra. Come to celebrate the wedding of Charles VIII and Anne of Brittany with realistic wax figures depicting their ceremony. Built on a promontory created by the small valley of the Roumer River at the opening to the Loire Valley, you will find a dungeon, playgrounds for your children, a gazebo with picnic areas, and a tree house. Audio commentary in English helps you relive the daily life of a medieval nobleman as well as learn about the furniture, tapestries, and works of art. To visit Chateau de Langeais on your holiday in Langeais, and find out what else Langeais has to offer, use our Langeais.
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  • Relaxed atmosphere to tour at your leisure, arrived at opening time to see the drawbridge lowered. Free to tour by yourself with a pamphlet in English. Fun grounds with a huge tree house ideal for...  more »
  • This charming chateau is in the middle of a picturesque little Loire village - definitely worth a stop, particularly for the views from the Renaissance garden  more »
  • The castle is very beautiful and well furnished, with many information in each room inside. The gardens are also very nice. The animations that they offer are great for kids and adults. The place is suitable for families.
  • On the way to ... we stopped by. A fantastic family experience. Right balance between culture, fantastic view over the city, activities and animation for children. The stop took a little bit longer than expected 😁

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