Sightseeing route in Langeais


【Castle description】

It’s a castle which we can visit by train from Tours for 30 minutes. There is the oldest fortress in France. The fortress became the castle by Louis 11th because it was destroyed during the Hundred Year’s War. The wedding ceremony of Charles 8th took place in this castle.

Overall rating】


Time required】

 2 h 30


 10.50 euros



Sightseeing route】


①Langeais station

Gare de Langeais

★When you leave the station, turn left. Then, turn right at a crossroad and turn left at the dead end. It takes 10 minutes by walk.

②Langeais Castle

Château de Langeais

Time required: 90 min / Admission fee: 10.50 euros between April and November
(9.80 euros between December and March)

Opening hour: 9 h 30 am – 5 h 30 pm in February and March /
9 am – 7 pm in July and August /
10 am – 5 pm in December and January /
9 h 30 am – 6 h 30 pm between April and June, September and November

Close: No

★When you leave the castle, turn left and go ahead by the dead end. It takes 5 minutes.

③Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church

Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 am – 6 pm

Close: No

★Go to the street beside the church and turn right at the end. As you return to the street where you’ve already walked, go back to the station with the same route. It takes 20 minutes.


Langeais station