Langeais & Bourgueil

Chateau of Gizeux

Residence of the Du Bellay family for 350 years, the Castle, located in the country-town of Gizeux happens to be the largest furnished and still inhabited residence in that part of Touraine, within the confines with Anjou. During the visit you will not only discover the outside but also the inner rooms : 2 galleries with wall paintings dated 16th and 17th centuries, the lounge, the drawing room, the dining room, the kitchen with a collection of copper utensils, the cellar… Numerous activities are suggested to children during school holidays.


Opening Period:

from 31/03/2018 to 30/06/2018: from 10:30 to 18:00

from 01/07/2018 to 31/08/2018: from 10:00 to 19:00

from 01/09/2018 to 04/11/2018: from 10:30 to 18:00

  • Spoken languages:FrenchEnglish
  • Languages ​​of visits:FrenchEnglish
  • Languages ​​of the documentation:FrenchEnglishSpanishItalian

Individual visits:

Permanent free tour
Seasonal free tour: Stables, exhibition of carriages, grove, animals
Permanent guided tour
Seasonal guided tour: castle
Seasonal animated tour: Story visit in costume every day at 3pm (holidays)
Seasonal night tour: On tuesdays, 9.00pm, in July and August
Average duration of visit: 01:15

Group visits:

Permanent free tour
Seasonal free tour: 31/03/2018 -> 04/11/2018
Permanent guided tour
Seasonal guided tour: All year round by appointment
Guided tour on request
Average duration of visit: 01:30


Full adult price from € 9,00 to € 11,00 (max: night-visits)
Group rate € 7,00 (20 pers.)
Discount rate € 7,00 (Students / unemployed)
Free rate (-4 years old)
Child rate from € 4,50 to € 5,00 (4/18 years old (max: night-visits))
Audioguide extra charge € 2,00
Annual subscription pass € 25,00
from € 20,00 to € 50,00 (Family package: according to services included in the package)

Payment allowed by:

Postal or bank cheques
Holiday vouchers


Bar / refreshment bar
Disabled People Access
Picnic area


Play area


Specific theme activities
Adult workshop
Junior workshop
Temporary exhibitions