Opening days and times
Following the sanitary measures announced on 28/10/2020, the Priory is closed for unlimited duration.
2d January - 31st March : 10am - 12:30pm / 2pm - 5pm / Closed on Tuesdays
1st April - 31st May : 10am - 6pm
1st June - 31st August : 10am - 7pm
1st September- 31st October : 10am - 6pm
1st November- 31st December : 10h - 12:30pm / 2pm - 5pm / Closed on Tuesdays
Closed on 1st of January and 25th December
Ticket office closes half an hour before the site closure.
Full price : €6
Reduced rate €5 * : student, child from 7 to 18 years old, large family card, disabled person and his guide, teacher in service
Free*: - 7 years, job-seeker and basic welfare benefits, COS CD37, Ministry of Culture, ICOM, tourist guide, journalist, ADT37, foreign student from Tours university, Kings Valley card
Group rate (from 15 people): €5
*Reduced rate and free access are granted on production of valid documentary évidences.
Means of payment: checks, specis, CB, holiday vouchers, YEP'S, exchange vouchers.
Languages spoken at the reception desk: FR/GB
Self-guided "Vœu de poésie" (Vow of Poetry) tour with accompanying booklet: FR/GB/ES/DE
Presentation visit (FR) included in the ticket price, duration 20 min, every day at 11:30, 15:30, 17:30 on request at the reception desk, according to the availability of the guides. Guided tours (FR/GB) included in the ticket price, duration 1h, only in the gardens, advised booking on 02 47 37 32 70 or by email
"Petit Pierre" individual tour from 8 to 12 years old, included in the ticket price. (only in French)
Treasure hunt "Plume où es-tu" from 6 years old, included in the ticket price . (only in French)
New : A treasure hunt for adults (only in FR), included in the entrance ticket.
Reservation is required for school groups and adult groups (FR/GB)
Gift shop / Sale of beverage
Free car and bicycle parking
Possibility of leaving your cumbersome belongings (bags, helmets or strollers) at the reception desk
A bottle warmer is at your disposal
Nearby restaurants and shops in La Riche and Tours
Tours Centre Tourist Office
The Priory Saint-Cosme has received official label Qualité Tourisme ™, the only state label for French tourism professionals who put your satisfaction first.