Château de Meung-sur-Loire

  • Château de Meung-sur-Loire©
+ -

With 131 rooms, it is said to be the largest château after the Château de Chambord! The birthplace of the Capetian dynasty, the Château de Meung was the prestigious residence of the bishops of Orléans until the French revolution. Nicknamed “the château of two faces” due to its medieval and classical façades, the manor house has accommodated many great names in French history: distinguished guests such as King Francis I and King Louis XI, living legends such as Joan of Arc and prison inmates such as the poet, François Villon. From the sophistication of the liquor lounge to behind the scenes in the kitchen, the 18th century chapel to the bishop’s bathroom, and the attic to the eerie underground passages, the owners of the Château de Meung will reveal all their secrets…

Spoken languages ​​:French, English
Languages ​​documentation:French, English, German, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Russian
Visiting languages:French, English, German
Home groups:yes
Information panel :French
Pets allowed

Full adult price : 9,50 €

Discount rate : 8,00 €

Child rate : 5,00 €

Means of payment

  • Carte bleue
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash
  • Eurocard - Mastercard
  • Money transfer
  • Visa

Period (s)MorningAfternoonOpening dayClosing day
01/07/2020 - 31/08/202010:00 - 19:00 -Open every day
01/09/2020 - 30/09/202010:00 - 18:00 -Monday
01/10/2020 - 01/11/202013:00 - 18:00 -Monday
05/12/2020 - 13/12/202014:00 - 18:00 -
19/12/2020 - 02/01/202114:00 - 18:00 -

Individual visits

Free visit (permanence):yes
Free visit (request):yes
Guided tour (permanence):no
Guided tour (request):yes
Duration of the visit:01:15
Free tasting:
Tasting fee:

Group tours

Free visit (permanence):yes
Free visit (request):yes
Guided tour (permanence):no
Guided tour (request):yes
Duration of the visit:01:30
Free tasting:
Tasting fee:

  • Picnic area
  • Parking
  • Fully equipped meeting room
  • Specific theme activities
  • Junior workshop
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Shop

Associated services

  • Accueil Vélo en
  • Ambassadeur Val de Loire en
  • La Loire à vélo en
  • Qualité Tourisme en
  • Fortified castle
  • History
  • Palace
  • Park
  • Popular arts and traditions
  • 19th century
  • Classic
  • Médiéval
  • Renaissance

Join by public transport