At Langeais castle in december 2017

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A Sparkling Christmas
The magic of Christmas comes into the castle in all its light-filled splendour. Magnificent vegetal creations fill the rooms of the castle. The big Christmas tree will hold pride of place in the banquet hall where the lord’s table shimmers and glitters.
From December 2 to January 7

Games of bygone days at Christmas
Games of chance, of strategy or of skill, they were all part of the fun during the Christmas holidays in the Middle Ages. Visitors will find that atmosphere while discovering and playing games such as tric-trac, marelles and tablut (in French)
From December 26 to 28 then January 2 to 4, from 10:30 to 1pm and 2pm to 4:30

Narrated tour
Tender and amusing, this tour led by an actress draws children into a marvelous tale! (length 1hr) (in French)
From December 27 to 29 at 11:30, 2pm and 3:15 subject to available places, for children 5 years and older

Guided tours
From December 26 to January 7 at 11 am, 2:30 and 3:30 (length 50 min) (in French)

Restoration works
The castle is going to be restored. Restoration works are carried out on the gatehouse south tower, on roof, stonework and wooden pieces. They will contribute to the preservation of the building. Restoration works of the outside buildings don’t interfere with the inside and outside tours. We thank you for your understanding.

At Langeais castle in october 2017

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Introduction to medieval dance
After discovering the sounds of instruments from the late Middle Ages, adults and children can practice a few dance steps.
From October 24 to November 2, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30, 12:30, 3:15, 4:15 and 5:15 (length 30 min) (in French)

In the footsteps of Anne of Brittany
Her Majesty Queen Anne of Brittany leads the children through the castle where she married King Charles VIII. (length 1hr).
From October 24 to November 2, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11:15 and 2pm,  (reservation required) (in French)

Guided tours
Weekends and from October 21 to November 5, at 11am, 2:30, 3:30 and 4:30 (length 50 min.) (in French)

Restauration works
The castle is going to be restored. Restoration works are carried out on the gatehouse south tower, on roof, stonework and wooden pieces. They will contribute to the preservation of the building. Restoration works of the outside buildings don’t interfere with the inside and outside tours. We thank you for your understanding.

Month of September (2017)

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Guided tours
weekdays at 11am, 3pm and 4:30
and weekends at 11am, 2:30, 3:30 and 4:30 (in French)
Heritage Days, September 16 and 17 at 11am, 12:30, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm and 5pm (in French)
Length : 50 min

Summer vacation

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Raising of the bridge°
A humorously staged show that lets you take part in the manoeuvring of one of the last functioning drawbridges. (length 10 min) (in French)
From July 9 to August 24, Sundays to Thursdays at 11am, 12:30, 3pm, 4:30

Sword fight°
The captain of Langeais is recruiting new men-at-arms to guard the castle. An interactive skit mixing sword fights and verbal jousts. (length 30 min)
From July 9 to August 24, Sundays to Thursdays at 11:30, 1pm, 3:30, 5pm

In the footsteps of Anne of Brittany
Her Majesty Queen Anne of Brittany leads the children through the castle where she married King Charles VIII. (length 1hr) (in French)
From July 11 thru August 24: every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10:15 and 2:15 (reservation required)

°Outdoor activities may be subject to favourable weather conditions