Discovery

The Loire Valley is listed as UNESCO World Heritage.

" The Loire Valley is an exceptional cultural landscape of great beauty, it has historical towns and villages, architectural monuments – the castles – and cultivated lands which have been shaped by centuries of interaction between the populations and their physical environment, particularly the Loire River itself. "


You will be charmed by the quantity of places to visit, exceptional historical places of different periods, wonderful gardens, museums which redraw the richness of the Touraine, Sound and light shows, as well as wildlife parks, cade-dweller sites and amusement parks. Also, wine tastings, local gastronomy and many more activities to enjoy yourself and discover our beautiful region (hot-air balloons, gliders, helicopter, boats…).

Here is a non-exhaustive list of the main touristic sites. We have, at your disposal at the reception, documents on these attractions and we will be happy to give you any information regarding your stay.

Loire Valley Castles

Chenonceau, Montpoupon, Amboise, Chambord, Cheverny, Chaumont, Blois, Valençay, Royal City of Loches, Villandry, Royal Fortress of Chinon, Ussé, Azay le rideau, Langeais...
 
Also, a bit less reknown : La Ferte Saint Aubin, Beauregard, Villesavin, Troussay, Talcy, Fougères sur Bièvre, Chémery, Réaux, Montrésor, Nitray, Château du Riveau, etc.

Museums

Le Musée du Veneur, Amboise Le Clos Luce ; Blois Natural History Museum, Museum of Magic, Tours Wine Museum, Museum of Compagnonage, Fine Arts Museum.
As well as the castle of Grand Pressigny, the Commanderie of the Templars in Arville, la maison des étangs (the house of the ponds) in Saint Viatre, The Magnanerie (silkworm house) and the troglodyte caverns in Bourre, The House of the Loire in Montlouis, the park of the Richelieu property, etc.

Shows

During the summer season, You will discover many sound andd light shows, concerts and festivals :
A la cour du Roy Francois, Songes d'une nuit d'ete a Valencay, Songes et lumieres au Chateau d'Azay le Rideau, Promenade nocturne au Chateau de Chenonceau, Les spectacles du donjon a Montrichard, Le sablier magique a loches, La legende de la source a Semblancay, Ainsi Blois vous est conte, Reves de Lumieres au Chateau de Chambord.

Wildlife parks

The Zoopark in Beauval, The aquarium in Touraine, The reserve in Beaumarchais d'Autreche, Aliotis, etc.

Gardens

The castle in Valmer, The Festival of the gardens in Chaumont, The Garden of Pouzet, The Mardelle jardin paysagé (landscape garden), The Botanic Park of Prieuré d'Orchaise, The parks and gardens in Sasnières, ...

Culturals sites

La Corroirie of Liget, La Pagode in Chanteloup, The Catle of Balzac in Saché, The medieval town Saint Aignan, The Cloister of the Psalette and the Goüin Hotel in Tours, La Collegiale Saint Mexme in Chinon, The Romanesque church Saint Nicolas in Tavant, The house of the Devinière Rabelais, The Manor House of the Possonnière Ronsard, Le Prieure Saint Cosme Ronsard, Le Prieuré Saint Jean du Grais, etc.

Sports Activities

Golfs: Cheverny, Chouzy sur Cisse, Oucques and Saint Laurent Nouan;
The equestrian centres : Centre équestre du Gué Péan, Ecurie de la Bouamerie, Ferme du Plessis, Centre équestre du Val de Loire, Ecurie de la Fouasserie, Ecurie la Colinière; bowhunting, etc.

Other activities


Children Leasures : Amboise, the mini-castles, Familly Parc, The labyrinth of Beaugency, Le Monti'Tain, Fantasy Forest, Lulu parc, etc.

Other : A lot of drives in hot-air balloons, airplanes, helicopters or gliders, as well as in boats or small train

Tourist Offices

Tourism Office of Chenonceaux, Tourism Office of Amboise, Tourism Office of Blois, Tourism Office of Saint Aignan, Tourism Office of Chaumont, Tourism Office of Cheverny, Tourism Office of Montrichard, Tourism Office of Tours, Tourism Office of Loches