Guided tours

Guided tours in French on request for the individual: 20 people maximum.
Guided tours on reservation for groups:


Led by a museum mediator, the graffiti workshop addresses the history of graffiti from antiquity to the present day, its codes, rules and historical actors (Bansky, Keith Haring…).  The graffiti inside the castle is the starting point for the creation of a personal work on a wall of expression to share with the family.

Age: from 7 years
Duration: 1 hour
When: Every Wednesday and Saturday at 3pm
Rate: €8
Reservations: 02 41 67 12 60/




In the company of a guide, discover the Montsoreau of artists and walk in the footsteps of Flaubert, Turner, Rodin, Spielberg, Rabelais, Alexandre Dumas…
Over the course you will discover how, from the Renaissance to the present day, Montsoreau has become a place of predilection for artists and a source of inspiration in the fields of cinema, music, literature or painting.

The stages of the course:

  • Turner: The River Light
  • Flaubert: The Grand Tour in Val de Loire
  • Meeting of the third type
  • Montsoreau's Fleas: Rendezvous of the Chinese
  • André Obey/Henri Detiller: between Courtyard and garden
  • Alexandre Dumas-The Lady of Monsoreau
  • Art & Language: Visit of the Château de Montsoreau-Museum of Contemporary Art
  • On the steps of Auguste Rodin: the Passion of architecture
  • Rabelais's childhood
  • End course and tasting a glass of natural wine.

Duration: 2:30 hours (on foot).
When: Every Sunday from March 10th to September 8th 2019
Timetable: 9.30 am-12.00 pm
Rate: €25/person
Maximum of 15 people
Reservations: 02 41 67 12 60/


Natural wine tasting at sunset

When you arrive, the restaurant chef welcomes you to the rooftop terrace of the restaurant JEAN 2, located in the historic kitchens of the Château de Montsoreau. It evokes the history of the village of Montsoreau, one of the most beautiful villages in France located in the Val de Loire, classified as a Unesco World Heritage site. You will be able to discover this exceptional building, the only Château de la Loire built directly in the river bed and the first Château de la Loire de la Renaissance.
In a relaxed atmosphere you will discover a selection of natural wines and enjoy local homemade products. Six different wines will be offered at the tasting. The chef will indicate the origin of each wine and give you directions on the winegrowers. Throughout the evening you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Loire, the village and the Château de Montsoreau.

Duration: 2h
When: Fridays and Saturdays from May 24th to September 28th, 2019.
Timetable: 20h-10pm
Rate: €35/person
Maximum of 15 people
Reservations: 02 41 67 12 60/


Mornings at the museum

What could be better than visiting a museum and avoiding the crowd?
With "The mornings at the Musée d'art contemporain", you will discover in all serenity and in a privileged way the most appreciated works of the collection in the company of a professional guide before the museum opens its doors to the public.
A mediator will guide you during a one hour visit so that you can enjoy the works of art in the calm and peaceful spirit of the morning.
Coffee offered at the end of the visit.

Duration: 1h
When: Every day in July and August.
Timetable: 9am-10am
Rate: €20/person
Maximum of 15 people

Reservations: 02 41 67 12 60/