The castles and monuments of the Loire

World Heritage of UNESCO, the Loire Valley is a region rich in exceptional sites and historical monuments.

A 18 km from the Château de Chenonceau, 10km from Tours or Amboise, Villandry 15 km and 30 km from Chaumont, Chateau Bourdaisière Discovery Centre is the most beautiful sites of the Loire Valley.


Some highlights of the region to discover:

Amboise
The historic town of Amboise is located 13km from the castle. Historical center, pedestrian streets, wharves along the Loire and beautiful Sunday morning market.

The Chateau du Clos Luce - Leonardo da Vinci
2km from the castle, the Clos Lucé is the last home of Leonardo da Vinci. Inventions of the genius of the Renaissance are staged during the visit

Chenonceau
24km east of Castle Bourdaisière Chenonceau castle is built on the Cher. Several restaurants are in the village. You can see our part Auberge du Bon Laboureur.

Castle of Chaumont sur Loire and Festival Gardens
It is the castle that the field must first famous. But for 10 years the most important activity in the field is thinking about gardens and landscape. The large park, the valley mists, the Park Festival, the experimental garden is the most important area of ​​landscaped points.

Azay le Rideau
It is in the creative enthusiasm of the first years of the reign of François 1er that was built the castle of Azay. Located in Touraine, he enrolled in the prestigious line of castles of the Loire Valley, where the kings of France took pleasure in reside for a century                .

      The Château de Cheverny
He inspired Hergé to Marlinspike. Museum and exhibitions on Tintin.

The gardens of Villandry
Villandry is a Renaissance castle located in the heart of three levels of tiered gardens. This is the last of the great Renaissance castles built on the banks of the Loire. Remarkable harmony of its architecture and its gardens, the site is known for its gardens that combine aesthetics, diversity and harmony.

blason-armoirie-37-toursCity Tours
At 12km Bourdaisière, the old city of Tours is very lively. The famous Plumereau and timbered houses many restaurants for all tastes!

Also discover the family:

Zoo Parc de Beauval

Futuroscope

 

Many solutions available to you to discover the jewels of the Loire.

Cruise:
www.naviloire.com www.milliere-raboton.net www.labelandre.com www.chateau-croisiere.com

Cycling: www.loireavelo.fr

A horse with Stables Anadée: www.anade.ffe.com

Balloon: www.touraine-montgolfiere.fr

And many other activities around the castle:
Golf: a beautiful 18 holes to 30 minutes, the Château de la Touche Ballan: www.golfdetouraine.com