On the road of the castles of the Loire, the Cher Valley ...
AN ESSENTIAL TOURIST DESTINATION.
Come relax in the peaceful and invigorating environment of verdant nature along the pretty banks of the Cher.
It will also be an opportunity to discover beautiful estates in the vineyards: Quinçay Castle with free tasting and visit of its cellar, the surprising troglodyte cellar of Bourré or the unusual and artistic discovery of the cellars of Monmousseau ....
It is in this beautiful rural environment that stands the flagship of the castles of the Loire. Second most visited castle after Versailles, Chenonceau, the only castle-bridge in the world spanning the Cher from the top of its 5 arches to reflect elegantly on the waters of the river.
11km away, the Renaissance castle of Amboise majestically dominates the Loire Valley from the top of its beautiful gardens. Not far away, the Clos Lucé, last home of Leonardo da Vinci today houses models and creations of the famous inventor. A few kilometers away, Chaumont-sur-Loire also offers visitors a breathtaking view of the river. Before going back to Blois: Chambord ... of course as well as Cheverny, one of the greatest castles of the Loire, perfect incarnation of the classic French style enthroned in the middle of its superb park.
Between medieval towns (Saint-Aignan), millennial castles and troglodyte villages ... you will be spoiled for choice to discover this beautiful region of the Loire Valley by bike (one of the most beautiful cycle routes in France of 800 km) walking on the many hiking trails as well as on the water, between Loire and Cher aboard traditional wooden boats.
Finally, as a family, the famous Beauval Zoo is only 30 km from the Relais Chenonceaux.