Guided tours

Guided tours in French are avaliable on request (20 people maximum).
Guided tours for larger groups must be reserved: groupes.chateaudemontsoreau@gmail.com.

Graffiti workshop: From Lascaux to Bansky

Hosted by a museum mediator, the graffiti workshop covers the history of graffiti from antiquity to the present day. The aim is to learn about its codes, rules and historical actors (Bansky, Keith Haring…). The graffiti inside the chateau is an important part of the historical heritage of this chateau and learning about it will only be the starting point. Indeed, during the workshop each child will be able to discover their creative side.

Age: from 7 years old
Duration: 1 hour
When: Every Wednesday and Saturday at 3 p.m.
Price: 8€
Reservations: +33 (0)2 41 67 67 12 60 / contact@chateau-montsoreau.com

MONTSOREAU ART TOUR

With a guide, discover the artists that were and still are inspiring Montsoreau. Come walk in the footsteps of Flaubert, Turner, Rodin, Spielberg, Rabelais, Alexandre Dumas…
Along the way you will discover how, since the Renaissance, Montsoreau is a special place for all kinds of artists.

The steps of the route:

  • Turner: The River of Light
  • Flaubert: The Grand Tour in the Loire Valley
  • Spielberg : Close Encounters of the third kind
  • Montsoreau fleas market
  • André Obey/Henri Dutilleux: between court and garden
  • Alexandre Dumas : The Lady of Monsoreau
  • Art & Language: free visit of the Château de Montsoreau-Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Auguste Rodin: a passion fo architecture
  • Rabelais’s childhood

Duration: 1h30 hours (by foot).
When: Every Sunday from March 10 to September 8, 2019
Timetable: 10:00-11:30 am
Price: 18€
15 people maximum
Reservations: 02 41 67 67 12 60 / contact@chateau-montsoreau.com

Loire Valley natural wine tasting at sunset

Upon your arrival, the chef of the restaurant welcomes you on the roof terrace of the restaurant
JEAN 2, located in the historic kitchens of the Château of Montsoreau. You will be able to discover the history of the village of Montsoreau, one of the most beautiful villages in France located in the Loire Valley, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will thus be able to discover from this exceptional building, the only chateau of the Loire Valley built directly on the river bed and the first Renaissance chateau of the Loire Valley.
Throughout the evening, you shall be faced with an idyllic view and welcomed to relax and enjoy a selection of natural wines and local, homemade, products. Six different wines are offered during the tasting and the chef personnally explains the origin of each one of them.

Duration: 2 hours
When: Fridays and Saturdays from May 24 to September 28, 2019.
Timetable: 8 p.m-10 p.m
Price: 35€
15 people maximum
Reservations: 02 41 67 67 12 60 / contact@chateau-montsoreau.com

Morning at the museum

What better way to visit a museum than to without the crowd?
With the “Morning at the museum”, you will be able to discover, in all serenity, the most appreciated works of the contemporary art collection. As you will be accompanied by a professional guide, you will not only learn about the art but also about the history of the chateau. And all of this before the gates even open.
The mediated tour lasts one-hour. Coffee is offered at the end of the visit.

Duration: 1 hour
When: Every day in July and August.
Opening hours: from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Price: 20€
15 people maximum
Reservations: 02 41 67 67 12 60 / contact@chateau-montsoreau.com