Practical information for visitors to the Château de Châteaubriant

Château de Châteaubriant, une forteresse médiévale et un édifice de la Renaissance

Opening Hours


  • Free entry
  • January to April: Every day from 8:00 to 18:00
  • May to September: Every day from 8:00 to 20:00
  • October to December: Every day from 8:00 to 18:00

Closed: 1st January, 1st et 11th november, 24th, 25th and 31st December, 

Reception - Château Boutique

  • January : closed
  • February to April: Wednesdays to Sundays from 14.00 to 17.30
  • May to September: Tuesday to Sunday from 10.30 to 12:30 & 13:30 to 18.00
  • October: Wednesdays to Sundays from 14.00 to 17.30
  • Nov. > Dec.: week-ends only from 14.00 to 17.30


Entrance to the Château : free. Tour maps are available at the reception area of the castle.

Guided Tours:

  • Free for under 14s accompanied by an adult, disabled visitors, journalists, heritage specialists and professionals from the tourism industry, as well as holders of the Pass Nantes.
  • Concessions: €2 (14-18 year olds, jobseekers, groups of 15 or more)
  • Full price: €3

Workshops: fixed price - €3 per person (Reservations recommended - Children must be accompanied by an adult)

Exhibitions and live shows : free admission

Payment accepted in: cash, cheques, bank cards

We accept:   logo pass web Logo Cezam La Carte Cle

Hold on to your entrance, tour or workshop ticket: it entitles you to money off your next visit !

Information and reservations


  • Special prices from 15 persons : €2 per person
  • Advance booking is compulsory for groups.

Languages Spoken

French and English

Tour Map

Tour maps are available at the reception area of the castle.

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 The Château de Châteaubriant is certified

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Le château de Châteaubriant is working to make the site more readily accessible for visitors with disabilities, and more comfortable for all of our visitors. Find out more here.
A video tour in French sign language was launched in 2016. You can find the video on the dedicated website featuring tours of all Grand Patrimoine sites in French sign language (LSF)


Boutique, seat-sticks available at the receptions

Address and getting here

Adresse : Place du Général de Gaulle 44 110 CHATEAUBRIANT
Free parking for cars and buses nearby
Tel. : 02 40 28 20 20
Fax: 02 40 07 68 17
GPS : 47.7186173,-1.3724956

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Rules and regulations

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