Sightseeing route in Chambord


【Castle description】

It’s one of popular castles in Loire region. Although François 1stconstructed the castle as a palace for the hunting, he hasn’t stayed so long time. But it’s the biggest castle in this region. The land area is 5,440 ha. As there is no train station, you need participate in a tour or use a shuttle bus from Blois.

【Overall rating】


【Time required】

 3 h 30


 14.50 euros



【Sightseeing route】



If you would like to visit the castle in a tour, you can register at the tourist information center in Tours.

If you visit by bus, there is a shuttle bus which goes to Chambord, Cheverny and Beauregard from the parking of Blois train station.

It takes 30 minutes.

Ticket: 3 euros
Departure Time : 9 h 25, 11 h 20, 13 h 40 on Wednesday and on weekend between April and November (It’s available everyday in July and August)

Time schedule

①Bus stop; Château de Chambord

Get off here.

★Enter a small village in front of the bus stop and turn right to walk beside the castle.

②Ticket Office

Admission fee: 14.50 euros

Opening hour: 9 am – 5 pm between November and March (until 6 pm between April and October)

Close: 1/1, 12/25

★Go ahead the street as far as the entrance of the castle. It takes 5 minutes.

③Chambord Castle

Château de Chambord

Time required: 2 h 30

★Go to a path in front of the castle to see the castle entirely. When you return, visit a church on the right hand.

④Saint-Louis Church

Église Saint-Louis

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 2 h 30 pm – 5 h 30 pm

Close: Wednesday

★Go back to the bus stop with the same route. It takes 5 minutes by walk.


Bus stop; Château de Chambord