Stroll on Jeanne d'Arc square
In the heart of the city of Chinon, you can discover the statue of Joan of Arc on horseback. The statue was inaugurated in 1893 and refers to Joan of Arc's entry into Chinon on March 6, 1429. History tells us that she practiced "quintaine" here.
Beautiful walks and bike rides are possible in the state forest of Chinon. You will be able to walk in any season on the forest roads for cyclists or in the undergrowth for walkers.
Royal Fortress of Chinon
The Royal Fortress of Chinon is an emblematic monument of the medieval period in the Loire Valley. The fortress welcomed Jeanne d'Arc and it is here that she met Charles VII before liberating Orleans.
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Animated Museum of Wine and Cooperage
The Museum of Wine and Cooperage was opened on June 1st 1979 by a native of Chinon. Inside this museum, you can find tools from the last century, which come to life thanks to the action of 14 automatons.
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Castle of Crissay
This ancient châtellenie belonging to the Bouchard island and the achevêché of Tours has kept the ruins of its 15th century castle. The castle contains the tomb of Katerine du Bellay, cousin of the poet Joachim du Bellay.
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Saint Benoit Aventure proposes several types of activities around the accrobranche. Whether you are an amateur or a seasoned climber, there is something for everyone. 17 courses are proposed and go from the simple initiation to the course "The warriors".
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The Caves Painctes
The Caves Painctes are located in the historic heart of Chinon. It is a place of pilgrimage for the admirers of Rabelais. The galleries have not been modified since the 16th century and the galleries go under the Fortress of Chinon.
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Walk with sled dogs
A ride with sled dogs is possible to live a unique experience. You will be able to guide these Nordic dogs and enjoy the magnificent landscapes that this region offers.
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