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

Niveau : Urgence attentat du plan Vigipirate

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

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