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The Gîtes Nature & Chateaux are located in a region full of History, in the heart of the Loire Valley. You will be able to immerse yourself in the Loire castles past, and find nearby renowned landmarks for gastronomy, wine culture and golf.

The Châteaux de Villandry, d’Azay-le-Rideau, d’Amboise, de Montsoreau, de Valmer, d’Ussé et de La Chatonnière, will share with you their love of the French History, and their passion for the gardens of Touraine. During your visits, you will appreciate discovering all the wonders that the castles have to offer. You will be amazed by the beauty and the uniqueness of the gardens of Touraine. To finally embellish your unforgettable visit, don’t miss some of these exceptional events in amazing sites:The Villandry, Azay-le-Rideau, Amboise, Montsoreau, Valmer, Ussé and de La Chatonnière castles  “La Nuit de mille feux” in the gardens of Villandry, the Festival of roses and poppies in the gardens of La Chatonnière, “Les bons plants” in the Valmer castle, etc.

 

Château et Jardins de Villandry

Forteresse de Chinon

Château et Jardins de Valmer

Château Royal d’Amboise

Château d’Ussé

Château de l’Islette

Château et Jardins du Rivau

 

 

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The Gîtes Nature & Chateaux are only 5 minutes away from the “Loire à vélo” route, a 800km-cycle-track route!

The “Loire à vélo” route goes through the Loire Valley, classified as a UNESCO world heritage. What better way than a bike to immerse yourself in the natural and cultural riches of the Touraine landscapes. Which way is the best? The answer will surely seduce the sports lovers: on a bike, riding a horse or canoeing down the river!

You can follow the river over more than 150km on a bike or in a canoe or a barge. Don’t be afraid : The Loire river is accessible to anyone. It is challenging, but never too intense.

Canoe rental near your holiday sites

Horseback exploration: either for a stroll or for a ride, for beginners or not, the equestrian centres are close to the gite (less than 2km).

Don’t miss it!

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 Gastronomy in the Loire Valley : a way of life.

Rillettes and Loire wines, the famous cheese “crottin de Chavignon” and white butter sauce… The treasures from the Loire Valley cooks and farmers have long pleased the palates of the whole country: that is more than enough to arouse your appetite!

The Loire Valley gastronomy can appeal the finest taste buds.

In the Loire region, the soils, but also the particularly soft climate, provide specific and sophisticated vintage wines.

We will gladly share with you the best restaurants addresses. Book your holiday rental right now !