Local nameChinon
LocationCentre-Val de Loire, France

Chinon is a commune located in the Indre-et-Loire department in the Region Centre, France. The regional area is called the Touraine, which is known as the "garden of France".

It is well known for its wine, castle, and historic town. Chinon played an important and strategic role during the Middle Ages, having served both French and English kings.

Chinon is in the Loire valley, registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000.

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More information and contact


Address 35 Place du Général de Gaulle, Chinon 37500, France

Coordinates 47°10'0.186" N 0°14'24.754" E

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