Practical information

Here you'll find all the practical information you need to prepare your visit to Château d'Oiron.

Vue frontale du château d'Oiron

Opening times

1 June to 30 September10.30 am- 6.30 pm

1 October to 31 May10.30am- 5.30pm

Please note

  • last access to the monument, one hour before closing time.
  • the rooms are closed progressively from 5pm

Closed on 1 January, 1 May, 1 and 11 November and 25 December.

Allow 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours to fully enjoy your visit.


The following prices are valid from 1 January 2024.

The ticket gives you access to the entire monument and its grounds. Buy your ticket

For individuals

Individual ticket

9 €

Special rate (partnerships)

7,50 €

Special rate (partnerships)

6 €


  • Under 18s
  • 18-25 years (nationals of European Union countries and regular non-European residents in France)
  • Disabled person and accompanying adult
  • Jobseekers (on presentation of a certificate less than 6 months old)
  • Valid Education Pass
  • The first Sunday in January, February, March, November and December
  • Escapades 79 pass (free upon presentation of coupon and accompanied by a person paying the full rate)
  • Members of the Friends of Oiron Association

Visitors eligible for free admission

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For groups

Group rate

7,50 €
  • From 20 paying adults
  • Any person coming with a tourism professional with no minimum number of people

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Tours on offer

  • Self-guided tours
  • Visit documents in French, English and Dutch
  • Bookshop
  • Discovery trail booklet for children
  • Relief maps of the monument available on request
  • Loan of wheelchairs

Payment method

  • cash
  • credit cards
  • cheque
  • Culture cheque
  • holiday vouchers (ANCV)
  • Lire cheque (only in shops)

Access and transport

Château d'Oiron

10-12 rue du château, Oiron
79100 Plaine-et-Vallées


From Saumur: N 147 to Parthenay, D 938 to Thouars, then D 37 and D 64 // From Poitiers: N 147 to Loudun, then D 759 to Thouars and D 64 // From Tours: D 751 to Loudun, D 759 to Thouars and D 64

Services and visiting conditions

  • Guide and assistance dogs allowed
  • Pushchairs allowed in the grounds
  • Lockers available at the château on request from reception
  • Accessible toilets


Find out more about the services and facilities available for visitors with disabilities.

Consult the dedicated page

Vigipirate plan

To ensure the safety of visitors, the monument applies the preventive measures decided by the government for public administrations. To find out more

Contact us