Chinon, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Chinon, France? If you're planning to go to Chinon, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Chinon, France

Based on the climate and weather in Chinon, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Chinon, France by month

January

Traveling to Chinon in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage

February

If you vacation in Chinon during February, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear

March

March in Chinon is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear

April

April here is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans

May

May in Chinon is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts

June

If you visit Chinon during June, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

July

July in Chinon is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

August

If you are traveling to Chinon in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

September in Chinon is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans

October

If you visit Chinon during October, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

November

Traveling to Chinon in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

December

December in Chinon is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Chinon, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chinon, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Chinon
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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