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Ticket for Prieuré Saint-Cosme, home of Ronsard (37)

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Monuments et Musées Départementaux Touraine

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La Riche (37)

  • 2 hours

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You can cancel free of charge up to 48h before the date of the activity.

Activity description :

Built in the 11th century, this priory is steeped in history. It has been home to a number of monks, including Charles de Ronsard. The poet took advantage of the priory's tranquil setting to write, and welcomed important figures such as Catherine de Médicis and Charles IX . You'll have the opportunity to visit Ronsard's home, the Chanoines refectory, and the priory gardens .

Tour advantages :

  • Visit the priory on your own, or take advantage of the "Première découverte" tours in French offered daily at 11:30 am, 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm.
  • Discover the different eras of the priory thanks to 3-dimensional plans in the interpretation room!

Opening hours

  • Open 7 days a week, all year round
  • January, February and March, closed Tuesdays: 10am-12.30pm and 2pm-5pm
  • April and May : 10am-6pm
  • June, July and August : 10am-7pm
  • September and October: 10am-6pm
  • November and December, closed Tuesdays: 10am-12.30pm and 2pm-5pm
  • Annual closure on January 1 and December 25

Conditions of use :

  • Admission with tickets, on mobile or paper, on day of visit

Prices

Adult

Price / person - From 18 years old

€6

Child

Price / person - From 7 to 17 years old included

€5

Location

Address:
Rue Ronsard, 37520, La Riche

How to get there :
- By car: 11 minutes from Tours
- Bus 3A, 3B, 15, 34 : Bourgeois

Know before you go

How to use your ticket :

  • Admission on presentation of purchased tickets
  • Mobile e-ticket accepted

Opening hours:

  • Open 7 days a week, all year round
  • In January, February and March, closed on Tuesdays: 10am-12.30pm and 2pm-5pm
  • April and May : 10am-6pm
  • June, July and August : 10am-7pm
  • September and October: 10am-6pm
  • November and December, closed Tuesdays: 10am-12.30pm and 2pm-5pm
  • Closed on January 1st and December 25th

Further information

  • Free admission for children under 7 years of age
  • Free bicycle and car parking
  • Accessible to the disabled
  • Bookshop
  • Nearby restaurants
  • Picnic area

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