Chinon (37)

This was where Joan of Arc met Charles VII for the first time. Having had to wait for two days beforemeeting the king, he entrusted her to the care of the wife of William of Bellier, lieutenant of thecaptain of the fortress, Raoul of Gaucourt. After the inspection of Poitiers, she was accommodatedin the tower of Coudray, donjon constructed under the reign of Philippe August. A museumconsecrated to Joan of Arc is found in the tower of the clock, which protected the entrance of thecastle.

Town Hall:

Place du Général de Gaulle

37500 CHINON

Phone: +332.47.93.30.87 Fax: +332.47.98.47.92