Château de Langeais and its park
Between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, plunge into the life of the great lords!
Make the most of your stay at the Best Western Plus L'Artist Hotel in Tours to go to the Château de Langeais, located 30 minutes by car from our establishment. Throughout the year, entertainment for young and old is offered there.
A castle with many treasures
During the All Saints' Day holidays, the Château de Langeais, with its exceptional collection of tapestries, offers a focus on the art of weaving: a way to combine discovery and sharing with the family!
"Devenez Tisserand" workshop
This playful and interactive animation makes you discover the secrets of tapestry making in the 15th and 16th centuries. In one of the rooms transformed for the occasion into a weaver's workshop, a facilitator explains the basic principles of weaving, then invites you to make your work, which you will take away at the end of the session. The workshop is open to children from 7 years old.
Dates and times:
- From 20th to 29th October, Tuesday to Thursday inclusive.
- From 10am to 1pm and then from 2pm to 5pm
- By reservation only: www.chateau-de-langeais.com
Historical presentation of the castle
The tour guides tell the prestigious history of the Château de Langeais. They go back in time from the year 1000 to the 19th century. From historical facts to anecdotes, from architectural observations to explanations of the daily life of the lords, these presentations offer a panorama giving the keys to understanding the history of the castle. Presented outdoors, the visit of the interiors is free with the help of a detailed visit booklet. The presentation lasts approximately 20 minutes.
Dates and times:
- From October 17th to November 1st
- At 11am, 2.30pm, 3.30pm and 4.30pm
Measures to visit in all serenity!
In order to guarantee everyone's health, the visit to the castle and the outside areas is placed under the sign of protection and prevention thanks to the mobilisation of the entire castle team and the application of barrier gestures: hydroalcoholic gel on the site, wearing a mask is compulsory and distance must be respected.
In the meantime, discover the castle of Langeais on video:
Timetable: 9.30 am - 6.30 pm
Rates: adult: 10.50 € | child (10-17 years old): 5.20 € | free - 10 years old